"We work, and we work, and we work; and we wait, and we wait, and we wait; but we're always thrown out of the Old New Land." Where is the Old New Land? What is the Old New Land? In due time, listeners will have visions of it, but Tales from the Old New Land is about adventures and trials and tribulations of the Kharlap family, a family both trapped two thousand years in the past, yet looking two thousand years toward the future. The stories of Abba-Khet Kharlap, a Jewish hero, and his son, Alef-Khet Kharlap, a would-be latter day prophet. Welcome to the first episode of Tales From The Old New Land featuring host A.C. Charlap reading his first tale, His Own Father, as well as an original musical number. He is joined by Rabbi Herbert Swamley and special guest, economist Dr. Robert K. Chubstein, The episode also includes a performance of “A Yiddishe Mameh” by Yossele Rosenblatt. This episode is brought to you by the aois21 podcast network, a collection of six podcast series from aois21 publishing including the weekly literary news podcast, Literally This Week, the monthly commentary podcast, The World's Only Podcast, and the fortnightly sexuality podcast, Sexed Vexed Perplexed with the Modern Whore. Find all of these shows at media.aois21.com Tales From The Old New Land is hosted by A.C. Charlap, produced and edited by Keith F. Shovlin, executive produced by Evan Tucker, and supported by listeners like you! Support the show on Patreon as well as the other podcasts of the aois21 podcast network. Visit patreon.com/aois21. Hosted on the second Saturday of each month on Podomatic. The show is also available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, and our home on the web, media.aois21.com.