YidLife Crisis Presents: Global Shtetl
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)
Episode 1: The Jewish Market | Global Shtetl (Toronto)
Rabbis meet Rastafarians as Jamie and Eli explore one of the most iconic and storied neighborhoods in their homeland, Toronto's Kensington Market.
Episode 2: A Taste of Kensington | Global Shtetl (Toronto)
Jamie and Eli eat their way through Kensington Market in an attempt understand culture through cuisine.
Episode 3: Clothing, Culture and Cannabis | Global Shtetl (Toronto)
Between high fashion and getting high, Kensington Market has something for everyone, and Jamie and Eli dabble in and out of all of it.