S3 E21: “Following the map” with Allison Josephs
Allison Josephs is the Founder and Executive Director of Jew In The City, a non-profit organisation that seeks to change negative perceptions of religious Jews and make engaging and meaningful Orthodox Judaism known and accessible. Allison was named by Variety as an advocate for inclusivity in the entertainment industry in its 2022 Inclusion Impact Report, has been quoted or written about in numerous publications, including Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times, and has made appearances on numerous television and radio networks including CBS, ABC, and NPR.
In this episode, Allison exposes the problematic tropes in the Netflix film ‘You People’, outlines the antisemitic stereotypes imposed onto Orthodox Jews in television, and how she made history at the Sundance Film Festival.
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