Why We Care About How Seth Rogen Went From Jewish Day School to Saying ‘WTF’ to Israel

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This article was originally published in the Jewish Journal by Dr. Noam Weissman and Sara Himeles. Reprinted with permission.

After listening to Seth Rogen discuss Israel and Judaism in his interview on Marc Maron’s “WTF” podcast, we spent the first two days reading the somewhat predictable responses. From the right, some called Rogen self-hating, ignorant and uneducated. From the extreme left, he was lauded as a new Jewish hero.

One of us grew up Modern Orthodox, attended a Jewish day school and spent years in yeshiva. The other grew up...

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