November 23, 2022
Torah Smash! The Podcast for Nerdy Jews
Episode 16 - Rogue One: A Midrash Story
RDY leads us in an exploration of Rogue One and the implications it has on the vast expanding Star Wars universe. You’re probably just as surprised as us that Ethan wasn’t the lead on this episode.
00:00:50 - RDY’s Star Wars nostalgia
00:02:16 - Think of the entire Star Wars universe for the guess
00:04:50 - Midrash and FanFiction
00:08:30 - A New Hope opening crawl and its history
00:11:53 - Hints at connections to Episode IV
00:19:54 - This isn’t their first time
00:23:31 - Favorite Torah Legends
00:28:45 - A midrash about a midrash
00:33:00 - Mon Mothma and final thoughts
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