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Jews You Should Know

May 27, 2020


In over 30 years of public service to the Jewish community, Richard Joel led two of the most important institutions in the broader Jewish world: Hillel International and Yeshiva University. His life story offers tremendous lessons in leadership, service and dealing with turbulent times.



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.