Jon Kalish

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  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Jon Kalish

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Distillations Episode 177: The Twilight Years (18:01)
From: Distillations Podcast

Part three in our series, The Stages of Life, spotlighting the chemistry found in childhood, adulthood, and old age. First, a look at how brain connections break down over ...
Caption: Gigi Mancuso-Jackson with her mom Rebecca at a Hacker Scouts open lab. Gigi is holding a mousebot, a small robot she soldered together from a kit.

Hacker Scouts (06:40)
From: Jon Kalish

The DIY/maker movement is creating formal opportunities for kids who like to make things with their hands.
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Gay and Orthodox (10:38)
From: Interfaith Voices

In Orthodox Judaism, to be both actively gay and "frum," or observant, is a theological taboo. Producer Jon Kalish spoke to four Orthodox men and women who are trying to ...
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Barrack 18 (27:39)
From: Jon Kalish

The trues story of the Jews who counterfeited for the Third Reich.
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Andy Statman's Journey (27:47)
From: Jon Kalish

A profile of the Brooklyn-based bluegrass/klezmer virtuoso
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Rabbi Abulafia's Boxed Set (26:43)
From: Jon Kalish

The story of a Lower East Side miracle
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Jimmy Breslin: The Art of Climbing Tenement Stairs (28:48)
From: Jon Kalish

A profile of the legendary newspaper columnist.
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A Tribute to Spalding Gray (28:51)
From: Jon Kalish

Interviews with Gray and those who knew him, as well as excerpts from one of his performances.
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Brooklyn According to Kalish (58:53)
From: Jon Kalish

Veteran public radio reporter Jon Kalish's 16-year journey into the Orthodox Jewish community of Brooklyn.