June 21, 2023
Torah Smash! The Podcast for Nerdy Jews
Episode 31 - Movie Midrash: D&D - Honor Among Family
Get ready to roll initiative again because we’re heading into a new medium for D&D! This episode we explore some of the Jewish “connections” that we found in the recent hit film Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves. We also talk about what parts plucked at our heart strings and what we hope they include in a hopeful sequel.
00:00:46 RDY’s D&D memory flashbacks
00:04:58 Dungeon & Dragon movies
00:12:35 Roll to guess the smash
00:13:46 Kehillah kedosha, a holy community
00:14:38 Why is community a Jewish value?
00:19:46 Hillel said, “Never split the party!”
00:23:28 All of Israel is responsible for one another
00:27:37 Community amongst the skeleton army
00:28:59 Is your party cautious or not cautious?
00:30:32 When does a horde become a community?
00:35:11 Final thoughts on the film
00:37:20 The biblical word for community
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