Orthodox Union Chairman of the Board Stephen Savitsky talks with Maury Litwack, Director of State Political Affairs for OU Advocacy, about the ongoing Jewish day school tuition crisis. The two discuss what the Orthodox Union and other organizations are doing to help, noting specific examples of innovative solutions such as start-up yeshivas, voucher programs and
Intense debate abounded throughout the Jewish American world last month following the announcement that the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations denied admission to J Street. Dr. Richard B. Stone, past chairman of the Conference, spoke to Orthodox Union Chairman of the Board Stephen Savitsky about the decision, dispelling the notion that it was
Steve and Allison discuss perceptions of the Orthodox community. Visit Allison’s website: Jew In The City
Steve Savitsky interviews Rabbi Gideon Black about his experiences as a JLIC Rabbi at NYU.
Rabbi Chaim Loike talks about how we know which birds are kosher and birds you’d be surprised are kosher, including his famous duck.
Rabbi Genack talks about his relationship with president Clinton, which began while the President was Governor and running for President of the United States. Read about Letters to President Clinton, at Jewish Action.
Savitsky talks with Baruch Sterman, author of “The Rarest Blue” which covers the mitzvah of Techelet.
Stephen talks with Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald, the founder of the “beginner’s minyan service.”
Stephen Savitsky talks with Rabbi Warren Goldstein, chief rabbi of South Africa, about his thriving Jewish community and the unique challenges they face.
Stephen Savitsky speaks with Hollywood screenwriter, Robert Avrech, about the Hollywood culture and what it is like working as a shomer shabbat Jew in such a demanding environment.