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Episode #125: “UN Resolutions, decent people.”

Goldbrener brings a surprising (to some) take on United Nations resolution 2334 whose depth is such that Rosen completely forgets to frame the discussion in a “(Is it) good for the Jews?” manner. 40 minutes later, Rosen is ready to vote for his podcast partner as P.M. of Israel, a state he always filters through what he feels is a constant state of threat.

Meanwhile, Rosen continues to grapple with his mother’s passing. This time it manifests itself in an all-out social media¬†war (known only to him) with a Facebook acquaintance whose “brand is all-caps rage.” Bringing some rage of his own, your mourning podcast host (and apparent member of the “grief police”) asks some pertinent questions: how can someone draw an equivalency between grieving for a celebrity and a family member? What happens when rage becomes more important than decency? Is social media worth it?

We promise a return to discussions of raccoons, chewing gum and Clamato tomorrow, but for now, we stay serious.

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This podcast recorded

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