Saturday to Shabbos presents real-life stories of people who’ve made their own journey to Jewish observance, the obstacles they overcame, and how the journey transformed them.
Elyssa Nicole Trust
Elyssa Nicole Trust is an actor, writer, podcaster, and voice-over artist based in New York City. Elyssa wrote a play called Observance that explores how a hard-partying college student who initially clashes with her Orthodox roommate ultimately transitions full-throttle into a Ba’alat Teshuvah. Throughout her life and career, Judaism has always found its way into […]
Binyomin Abrams is a Research Associate Professor, Master Lecturer and Director of General Chemistry at Boston University. And if you think that’s a mouthful, you can add Doctor of Theoretical Chemistry and Rabbi to that mixture. Abrams’ impressive resume reflects a rich and diverse background that was a catalyst to his finding his path to […]
Emmett Gilles worked two stints as a judicial law clerk for Federal judges. His long academic career, intertwined with a return to Torah Judaism, has led him to New Haven, Connecticut, where he’s raising a family, and where he’ll pursue law, and where he hopes to create a very special sort of spiritual center. This […]
Sal Litvak is a film director. But he’s also known as “The Accidental Talmudist.” Sal and his wife Nina share Jewish wisdom, humor, and music online with over one million followers. His weekly live show reaches viewers in over 70 countries. And, despite the title of his website and podcast, it’s no accident that his […]
Jill Moray Reichman
Describing Jill Moray Reichman as “multi-talented” might be an understatement. She’s a voice actor, stand-up comedian, stage, film, and television actor, singer, healer, and writer. She’s had a lot of gigs over the years. But adding Torah Judaism to that broad mix is a major accomplishment on her resume. This is her story. Saturday to […]
S2S Best of Summer 2022
In August of 2021, in partnership with the OU, Saturday to Shabbos was launched. The goal was, and is, to present real-life stories of people from diverse backgrounds, people who’ve transcended the circumstances of their birth to embrace Torah Judaism. On this week’s special episode, host Jeff Cohen and producer Gary Waleik revisit some of […]
Loved every single episode from start to finish!