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Jews You Should Know

Sep 11, 2019

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Ken Feinberg has mediated or arbitrated almost every major tragedy in recent American history. From 9/11 to the Virginia Tech shooting to the BP oil spill, he has been charged with establishing equitable processes for compensating victims, and helping ease families' burden during their most vulnerable...


Sep 4, 2019

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Chaim Bruk is a man worthy of at least two podcasts: one for his role as the "Chief Rabbi" of Montana, and another for his - and his wife's - exceptional experience as adoptive parents of five amazing children. We've crammed it into one mesmerizing conversation that will inspire and educate on a host...


Aug 26, 2019

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Jewish life is expensive. Through Mesila, the organization he founded, Shmuli Margulies has made it his life mission to ensure that this reality does not overwhelm families. His commitment to financial education and sensible budgeting and saving has offered thousands of people worldwide peace of mind...


Aug 19, 2019

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Scott Shay was leading a thriving life of banking and philanthropy. He decided it wasn't enough: he noticed a dearth of sophisticated responses to the contemporary and bold atheism movement, and ventured to remedy that through five years of exhaustive research. The result, In Good Faith, is a magnum...


Aug 12, 2019

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Yehoshua Pfeffer is a community rabbi, rabbinical judge and Torah scholar; he is also a professor of law at Hebrew University, former Israeli Supreme Court intern, founder and editor of the Tzarich Iyun journal, and director of the Israeli division of the Tikvah Fund. These disparate descriptors are...