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Jews You Should Know

Sep 17, 2018


Avraham Leventhal was a Torah teacher and a technical writer before entering the charity world. But shortly after making aliyah twelve years ago, he assumed the directorship of one of Israel's most unique charitable organizations. L'maan Achai promotes a vision of "Smart Chessed" - creating sustainable models of self-sufficiency, and ending the poverty cycles in families, transforming generations.

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Dedicated to the memory of Ari Fuld, H"yd. Please have him in mind when making any donations or getting involved.



Jews You Should Know introduces the broader community to interesting and inspiring Jewish men and women making a difference in our world. Some are already famous, some not yet so. But each is a Jew You Should Know.

The host, Rabbi Ari Koretzky, is Executive Director of MEOR Maryland (, a premier Jewish outreach and educational organization. MEOR operates nationally on twenty campuses and in Manhattan; visit the national website at

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A special thank you to Jacob Rupp of the Lift Your Legacy podcast for his invaluable production assistance.