Born and raised in New York City, David Sacks attended Harvard College, graduating with a degree in Government in 1984. While there he began his comedy writing career as an editor of the school's humor magazine, The Harvard Lampoon. Upon graduating, David moved to Los Angeles and began writing for television.
Among the shows he has worked for are The Simpsons, where he won an Emmy Award, and Third Rock from the Sun for which he won a Golden Globe Award and Malcolm in the Middle. David is the co-founder and Senior Lecturer of The Happy Minyan of Los Angeles. David is married and raises his family in Beverly Hills, CA.
Secrets to Winning Now
The road to success is never a straight line - it takes twists and turns, goes up and down, and keeps us in suspense for a great part of it. In this week's talk, we give pro-tips on how to navigate it like the winner you are.
If You Want To Believe in God You Also Have to Believe in Yourself
Did you know the conversation between God and Moshe at the Burning Bush, where Moshe gets his instructions to lead the Jews out of Egyptian slavery LASTED SEVEN DAYS?? Seven days where Moshe refused the mission. Why?? What was Moshe trying to accomplish? Did he succeed? And what practical lessons can we learn from this amazing chapter in human history?
What You See Is Who You Are
You get to choose the world you live in. This is one of the most important truths of being alive -- and yet so few people realize they have this awesome power. In this week's talk, we learn how it all works and how to shape your life into an awesome adventure.
Are You Ready To Forgive Yourself?
Do you even know how to forgive yourself? Listen to this talk and take the first step forward.
The World Changing Power of Saying Hello
We're living in a cult of celebrity where people think you need a big following to change the world. But it isn't true. From ancient days until the present everything can turn on one hello.
The Greeks Tried to Impurify My Mind
Holy Friends, everything is a miracle. This is the truth. Everything. Nothing has to be what it is. You are not stuck. Nature? It's all miracles. Every sunrise and sunset. Do you know why you don't see it? Because nature is just a miracle that you're bored with! Listen to this talk and realize that you're never alone, wherever you go, whatever you do. Be the light. Happy Chanukah.
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David comes from his heart. He truly cares about the Jewish people and humanly as a whole. I gain great wisdom from his podcasts. Thank you, David.
I’ve been listening to David’s podcast for easily over 7 years. Some words I choose to describe it are: Amazing, Deep, Spiritual, Meaningful, Easy To Understand, Love, Life Changing, Eye and Heart Opening, Impactful, Etc. I can go on and on but you get the picture. I also am blessed to know David in real life and he is a beacon of light to me. Honored to be his friend.
David Sacks’ shiurim have rocked my world
The delightful and practical way that David Sacks gives over Torah is so refreshingly honest and sweet. I look forward to Sundays, knowing that a new shiur is coming my way! The blend of humor, spirituality, love, and compassion that David speaks with, has infused my Judaism with joy and enthusiasm. I am so grateful to the speaker for sharing his breadth of knowledge and Torah sources. I feel at home whenever I listen to his show.
David, please don’t stop learning and teaching us!