15 episodes

Salvador Litvak’s entertaining search for God, wisdom, and the purpose of everything. The Accidental Talmudist podcast features modern-day sages who make ancient teachings relevant to our busy lives. Sal’s guests are storytellers, deep thinkers, and world-class conversationalists.

The Accidental Talmudist Podcast Salvador Litvak

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.4 • 13 Ratings

Salvador Litvak’s entertaining search for God, wisdom, and the purpose of everything. The Accidental Talmudist podcast features modern-day sages who make ancient teachings relevant to our busy lives. Sal’s guests are storytellers, deep thinkers, and world-class conversationalists.

    Roz Rothstein: Combating Lies and Misinformation About Israel

    Roz Rothstein: Combating Lies and Misinformation About Israel

    Roz Rothstein founded the pro-Israel advocacy group Stand With Us in 2001 to combat lies and misinformation about Israel on college campuses and in the media. SWUs promotes the truth about the Jewish state and Zionism, educating young adults who condemn Israel without knowing the facts. SWU organizes protests and ad campaigns, files lawsuits on behalf of college students, and trains students to debunk lies and stand up for Israel and the Jewish people. Roz has been named by the Forward and The Jerusalem Post as one of the most influential Jews in the world.


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Scott Shay: How Did Antisemitism Become Such a Big Problem on College Campuses?

    Scott Shay: How Did Antisemitism Become Such a Big Problem on College Campuses?

    Scott Shay is the author of Conspiracy U: A Case Study, tracing the growth of anti-Zionist conspiracy theories at his alma mater, Northwestern University. In a far-reaching and dire conversation, Sal and Scott explore how antisemitism originates on both the far left and far right, and how this plague has been nurtured on American campuses.
     
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Rabbi Doctor Daniel Friedman: Talmud For Regular Folks

    Rabbi Doctor Daniel Friedman: Talmud For Regular Folks

    Author and speaker Daniel Friedman shares transformative wisdom from our Sages, as well as surprising research from his doctoral thesis on American Christian attitudes toward Israel. 
     
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    • 56 min
    Danny Lobell: Doing Your Worst

    Danny Lobell: Doing Your Worst

    Comedian Danny Lobell joins Sal for a laugh-out-loud conversation covering a wide range of topics, including what they’d do with a billion dollars, Sal’s accidental Canada commercial, and the value of doing your worst. Danny shares his perspective on coming back to Judaism, and what conservatives and liberals have in common.
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    • 2 hr 10 min
    Rabbi Abraham Cooper: Fighting for Freedom and Tolerance

    Rabbi Abraham Cooper: Fighting for Freedom and Tolerance

    Rabbi Cooper, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, talks about rescuing Jews from the Soviet Union, promoting peace around the world, and why Jewish pride is vital in tough times. 

     
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    • 55 min
    Alan Dershowitz: Comparing Talmudic And U.S. Law in Capital Cases

    Alan Dershowitz: Comparing Talmudic And U.S. Law in Capital Cases

    Studying the law of capital cases in the Talmud and American jurisprudence with trial attorney, best-selling author and Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz.
     
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    • 1 hr 8 min

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4.4 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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