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Jews You Should Know

Dec 31, 2020


Rabbi Aharon Rakeffet is a Torah scholar, author, historian and living embodiment of modern Jewish history. Above all, though, he is a rebbe (teacher): to thousands of talmidim (students) over a 62-year teaching career, and through his range of books, both scholarly and popular.



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.