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Jews You Should Know

Apr 7, 2020


Yosef Mendelevich is one of the great Prisoners of Zion in the history of Soviet Jewry. With "Unbreakable Spirit" - also the title of his memoir - he conquered his oppressors, grabbed the world's attention, and built generations of students in the Promised Land.



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.