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Jews You Should Know

Apr 3, 2022


Tamar Nusbaum had been a longtime educator and curriculum expert when she was tapped to formulate a new educational module for tefilla - Jewish prayer. She tackled this challenge deftly, founding Ani Tefilla, now functioning in a wide range of Jewish schools. Her revolutionary “Stop. Think. Feel.” approach is reshaping the face of tefilla, a notoriously challenging religious activity, for scores of young students.



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.