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Jews You Should Know

Jul 16, 2018

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Izzy Ezagui grew up in a regular Jewish family in Miami, Florida. But his adult life has been anything but "regular"; while serving in the IDF, a rocket attack destroyed Izzy's arm. He knew, however, that his life would not be derailed, that he would not only resume living but would return to once...


Jul 9, 2018

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Sarah Stern considers herself shy and unassuming, but when it comes to Israel she is a fierce warrior for truth and righteousness. A lifelong Zionist, who worked in major pro-Israel organizations, ultimately determined to strike out on her own to promote messages she wasn't hearing elsewhere.

Along...


Jul 2, 2018

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A product of mainstream Jewish schools on New York's Lower East Side, Marvin Hier was an unlikely candidate to launch a global movement memorializing the Holocaust and combating anti-Semitism. But after a promising career in synagogue rabbinics and high school education, an empty building and a call...


Jun 19, 2018

Listen here for information about the Jews You Should Know Summer 2018 Israel Podcast Tour.

Support the tour here: https://www.gofundme.com/manage/jysk-israel-podcast-tour

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Jun 11, 2018

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Ruchie Freier's conventional religious background did not foreshadow the activism and professional achievements of her adult life. But to hear her passionately describe her life and community, it is precisely those values that have galvanized her in these activities.

As the first female chassidic...