Savitsky Talks is a weekly 20 minute audio program with interviews and discussions that probe and explore contemporary Jewish life. Steve Savitsky's unusually direct and objective approach make this program a refreshing take on the Jewish community's often challenging role in the world.
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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
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
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
In this segment of Savitsky Talks, Stephen Savitsky talks with Rabbi Alex Ozar, a YU musmach who is currently pursuing a PH.D. at Yale in philosophy of religion. Rabbi Ozar wrote the incredibly popular three-part series, “Headaches and Head Coverings.” Rabbi Ozar writes about the reasons why he wrote the series and the laws and
President Obama has already gotten the votes he needs to support the Iran Deal. What happens next? What happens to the relationship between America and Israel? In this audio segment, Stephen Savitsky, interviews Robert G. Sugarman, former chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations and past national chair of the Anti-Defamation League,
In this audio segment, Stephen Savitsky, a member of the executive committee of the board of directors for the Orthodox Union, interviews Rabbi Dr. Aharon Fried about better methods to teach our children how to read Hebrew. Savitsky is the former chairman of the board and a past president of the Orthodox Union. Savitsky Talks is a