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Steven Savitsky

Steven Savitsky

Savitsky Talks: Is the Torah in Favor of Gun Control?

June 7, 2016, by

In this episode of Savitsky Talks, Stephen Savitsky talks with Rabbi Josh Flug about his latest article for Jewish Action where he discussed the Jewish perspective on gun control. Savitsky is the former chairman of the board and a past president of the Orthodox Union. Savitsky Talks is a weekly 20 minute audio program with interviews

Savitsky Talks: An Interview with Rabbi Menachem Genack

June 7, 2016, by

In this episode of Savitsky Talks, Steven Savitsky talks with Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of OU Kosher, about his relationship with Rabbi Yisroel Belsky z’tl and the role of the posek of the Orthodox Union. Savitsky is the former chairman of the board and a past president of the Orthodox Union. Savitsky Talks is a weekly

Savitsky Talks: Reclaiming the Dignity of the Rabbinate: an interview with Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer

December 7, 2015, by

In this episode of Savitsky Talks, Steve Savitsky interviews Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer about his latest article for Jewish Action, “Reclaiming the Dignity of the Rabbinate.” “The rate of rabbinic scandal involvement is minuscule percentage-wise compared to any other profession out there,” stated Rabbi Gordimer. Savitsky is the former chairman of the board and a past president

Listen: Savitsky Talks: The Benefits and Consequences of Today’s Technology

October 21, 2015, by

In this segment of Savitsky Talks, Steven speaks to Dr. Eli Shapiro,  a social entrepreneur and creator of the Digital Citizenship Project that aims to teach children a healthy attitude towards technology. His article: “Take Two Tablets and Skype Me in the Morning: The Challenges of Our Children’s Technology,” will be forthcoming in the next issue

Savitsky Talks: Who Will Support The State of Israel?

October 7, 2015, by

In this episode of  Savitsky Talks: Steven speaks with Heshy Zelcer, CEO of Hakirah: The Flatbush Journal of Jewish Law and Thought, about his latest think-piece: “Who Will Support the State of Israel?” “The mood of the American people is shifting a little bit away from supporting Israel,” Zelcer states. “A lot of this is

Savitsky Talks: Do We Have Free Will?

September 24, 2015, by

In this episode of Savitsky Talks, Stephen interviews The New York Times bestselling author Dr. David Lieberman about his new book, “How Free Will Works: The Blueprint to Take Charge of Your Life, Health and Happiness.” (Feldheim) The book explores the Jewish view of free will along with notions of maazel and divine providence. “It’s

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