May 23, 2020

Jews in Space

Imagining Jewish life in Star Trek's 24th century. Hava and Josh look at TNG Journey's End and Sub Rosa to explore how Trek has depicted modern human national groups, leaving a whole balagan to unpack. Reb Alert guest Rabbi Jennifer Gorman talks about the practical halacha of off-planet Shabbat, alien kashrut and synth Jews. Plus a look at how Starfleet handles reasonable accommodation. Source sheet: https://www.sefaria.org/sheets/239180.

HSHW: TNG Sub Rosa; TNG Journey's End.

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