Leizer and Chaimie’s alter egos (Eli and Jamie) tour the world in search of Yiddish, the proverbial “crisis” in modern Jewish identity, and as much food (kosher or otherwise) as possible.
Created by Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman
2014 - present
Documentary, Comedy, Travel, Yiddish Culture
Yiddish, English (with English subtitles)
David Rosenberg guides Jamie and Eli on the bagel vs. beigel debate and the history of "tailor-made" unionization in London's East End.
At the Nelson Street Synagogue, Leon Silver has Jamie and Eli drink in his unique interfaith neighbourhood...and his schnapps.
Jamie and Eli meet thespian Nick Cassenbaum and musician Rachel Westonto get a sip of the Newish Jewish scene in London.