Yael Bar Tur & ChayaLeah Sufrin, hosts of the Ask A Jew podcast, sit down with Bridget for a fun, freewheeling conversation about the differences between secular Jews and orthodox Jews, how their Jewish identity is so central and core to who they are but they could not be more different in terms of how they express it, being Jewish and not believing in God, the cultural differences between Israel and the US, the gun debate, abortion, free range kids, and why a lot of secular Jews are embarrassed by Orthodox Jews. They also cover women who don't have children and whether it's a choice or due to circumstance, how much we underestimate our kids and coddle them in our society, being realistic about what you and your spouse are able to give to each other, modeling for your kids what having a relationship is, Bridget’s I Regret Being A Slut piece, creating community, and which Beverly Hills 90210 character would survive the Holocaust.
Bridget Phetasy admires grit and authenticity. On Walk-Ins Welcome, she talks about the beautiful failures and frightening successes of her own life and the lives of her guests. She doesn’t conduct interviews—she has conversations. Conversations with real people about the real struggle and will remind you that we can laugh in pain and cry in joy but there’s no greater mistake than hiding from it all. By embracing it all, and celebrating it with the stories she’ll bring listeners, she believes that our lowest moments can be the building blocks for our eventual fulfillment.
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