The Jews of Esports


It’s hard to get kids to care about culture and religion. It’s much easier, on the other hand, to get them to play video games. Bridging that gap is Lost Tribe Esports, a non-profit organization that organizes video game events, competitions and communities for young Jewish gamers. (And if you don’t think gaming is a sport, you’ve clearly never watched competitive Super Smash Bros.) Andrew Exler, director of content and strategy for the company, joins to talk about their project.

Menschwarmers is hosted by James Hirsh and Gabe Pulver, and produced and edited by Michael Fraiman. Our intro music is by Coby Lipovitch, and our outro music is “Organ Grinder Swing” by chēēZ π. This show is a member of The CJN Podcast Network. Follow the Menschwarmers on Twitter and The CJN Podcast Network on Twitter and Facebook.