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AJC Live - No One Left Behind: Leah Goldin on Her Son Lt. Hadar Goldin

9/17/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on Lt. Hadar Goldin, the Israel soldier who was captured and killed by the Hamas terror group during Operation Protective Edge. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interviewed his mother Dr. Leah Goldin about her efforts to bring Hadar back for burial. Also on the show was AJC Israel Director Lt. Col. (res.)Avital Leibovich. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, September 17, 2018 and...

Duration:00:41:46

AJC Live - Rabbi David Rosen Reaches Out to the Religions of the World

9/3/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio focused on AJC's international interreligious work. AJC's International Director of Interreligious Affairs, Rabbi David Rosen, was interviewed by the show's host, AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman. They discussed moderate Muslims, Rabbi Rosen's recent travels to Indonesia and Saudi Arabia, his work as the Chief Rabbi of Ireland before the Good Friday Accords and as a rabbi fighting apartheid in South Africa, his encounters with the...

Duration:00:44:33

AJC Live - Our Polarized Society

8/20/2018
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This edition of the bi-weekly AJC Live radio show focused on the increasing polarization in today's society. AJC Historian Dr. Larry Grossman was interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman on this issue with a focus on the United States, Europe and Israel. This show was pre-recorded and aired on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, August 20, 2018 and was streamed live at www.wvox.com. All AJC Live radio shows are podcasted and can be found in the AJC Live...

Duration:00:39:19

AJC Live - AJC Project Interchange

8/6/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on AJC's Project Interchange, which has been connecting leaders worldwide with Israel since 1982. Debbie Saidoff, National Project Interchange Chair, was interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman about this special institute of AJC, which has taken over 6,000 opinion leaders and policy makers to Israel for intensive, one-week visits. Also on the show were two recent alumni: Mayor Andrew Ginther of Columbus, Ohio...

Duration:00:40:35

AJC Live - Reuniting Families Separated At The Border

7/16/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on the issue of reuniting children who have been separated from their parents at the Mexican border. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman welcomed three guests to the show: Julie Fishman Rayman, AJC's Director of Political Outreach based in Washington, D.C.; immigration attorney David Leopold, who was the former President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and who serves on the AJC Cleveland Board of Directors...

Duration:00:41:53

AJC Live - Separation AND Coexistence in the West Bank

7/2/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show looked at the complex reality of today's West Bank where both separation and coexistence are a fact of life. Continuing the series of post-Global-Forum-in-Israel shows, AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman welcomed two Global Forum speakers to the show: retired Israel Defense Forces Colonel Dan Tirza and Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, July 2, 2018 and was...

Duration:00:40:46

AJC Live - Impressions of the Global Forum In Israel

6/18/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on AJC's first-ever Global Forum in Israel. Joining AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman were AJC Regional President Richard W. Cohen, AJC Regional Immediate Past President Beverly Rosenbaum, and AJC Regional Executive Committee Members Jane Wolansky and Lisa Roberts. They offered their impressions of this historic gathering, as well as of the pre-trip for some local leaders. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New...

Duration:00:40:57

AJC Live - AJC CEO David Harris

6/4/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show featured a wide-ranging conversation with AJC CEO David Harris. As AJC approaches the first-ever Global Forum in Jerusalem this weekend, David offered the details and background for this historic gathering. He also discussed issues of great importance to AJC at this time, including the Iran agreement, the importance of bi-partisan support for Israel, AJC's Project Interchange, AJC's centrist stance, the U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem, media...

Duration:00:41:51

AJC Live - Gala Preview Show

5/7/2018
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This was the annual Gala preview edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio. Gala Dinner Chair Marvin Israelow and Gala Honoree Steve Lowey were interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman about the details of the event and about Steve's achievements for which he will be receiving a lifetime of distinguished leadership award on May 10th. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, May 7, 2018 and was streamed live at www.wvox.com. All AJC Live...

Duration:00:39:48

AJC Live - "Taste Of The Global Forum" with Ambassador Dan Shapiro

5/1/2018
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This 89th edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show offered a "Taste of the Global Forum," AJC's Annual Meeting which is taking place in Jerusalem from June 10th to the 13th. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman welcomed Global Forum Programmer Alex Bronzo and Global Forum Speaker Ambassador Dan Shapiro to the show. Shapiro served as the U.S. Ambassador to Israel from 2011 to 2017 and now works for the Institute for National Security Studies based in Tel Aviv. Iran, Syria,...

Duration:00:39:00

AJC Live - Israel at 70

4/16/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show celebrated Israel's 70th birthday! AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman welcomed the show the following special guests: Almog Elijis, the Spokesperson and Consul for Media Affairs at the Israeli Consulate in New York; Shadi Khalloul, the Chairman of the Israeli Christian Aramaic Association; Avi Jorisch, the author of the recently released book, "Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World"; and Oshra Rosenberg,...

Duration:00:39:53

AJC Live - "The Fox Hunt" with Mohammed Al Samawi and Daniel Pincus

4/2/2018
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This edition of the bi-weekly AJC Live radio show featured the soon-to-be launched memoir of a young Muslim refugee from Yemen, entitled "The Fox Hunt." The author, Mohammed Al Samawi, was interviewed on the show along with Daniel Pincus, an AJC leader who help engineer Al Samawi's escape from Yemen. They were interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman in advance of their exclusive pre-book launch appearance in Scarsdale on April 9th. This show aired on WVOX 1460 AM from...

Duration:00:41:23

AJC Live - County Executive George Latimer

3/19/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on the new Westchester County Government with whom AJC works closely. County Executive George Latimer was interviewed, along with Martha Lopez-Hanratty who is doing community outreach and Hispanic relations for the County Executive. They were interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman about their backgrounds and their work. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, March 19th, 2018...

Duration:00:40:57

AJC Live - Westchester Jewish Film Festival Sneak Peek

3/5/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show offered a sneak peak at this year's Westchester JEwish Film Festival taking place at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville from March 13 to March 29. Jacob Burns Film Center Festival Programmer Bruni Burres and AJC Westchester/Fairfield Film Festival Committee Co-Chair Liz Schonfeld were interviewed on this show by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman. They discussed the background, highlights, programs and other special...

Duration:00:40:48

AJC Live - Francine Klagsbrun on Golda Meir

2/19/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show featured an exclusive interview with noted author Francine Klagsbrun who has just written a new biography of former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir called, "Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel." This book was named the "Book of the Year" in 2017 by the Jewish Book Council. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interviewed her on the radio in advance of his interview of her on stage at the JCC of Midwestchester in...

Duration:00:46:36

AJC Live - Rabbi Mark Golub on JBS and on Issues Facing the Jewish Community

2/5/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show featured an exclusive interview of Jewish Broadcasting Service (JBS) Founder Rabbi Mark Golub. He was interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman about JBS, as well as his thoughts on a variety of important issues affecting the Jewish community today. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, February 5, 2018 and was streamed live at www.wvox.com. All AJC Live radio shows are podcasted and...

Duration:00:40:02

AJC Live - Judge Thomas Buergenthal on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

1/29/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show on WVOX Radio honored International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It featured an interview with Judge Thomas Buergenthal, a Holocaust survivor, a human rights expert, a jurist, and a law professor. He will deliver this year’s keynote International Holocaust Remembrance address on the floor of the United Nations this Wednesday afternoon, January 31, 2018. He was interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman about human rights and...

Duration:00:40:01

AJC Live - Facing Racism

1/16/2018
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This special MLK Day edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on the issue of racism against people of color. Rev. Kymberly McNair (Antioch Baptist Church, Bedford Presbyterian Church and My Sisters' Place), Rev. Dr. Stephen Pogue (Greater Centennial AME Zion Church), Rabbi Jeffrey Sirkman (Larchmont Temple) and Cliff Wolf (AJC Westchester/Fairfield Interreligious and Intergroup Relations Co-Chair). They were interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman about...

Duration:00:44:51

AJC Live - Judge Sam Fredman on Politics and Jewish Life

1/2/2018
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show celebrated three years on the air. The show began in December 2014 after AJC Weschester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman was interviewed by Judge Sam Fredman on "The Rabbi and the Judge" radio show. Scott decided to return the favor and interview Sam. They covered a wide range of topics but focused primarily on politics and Jewish life. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, January 1, 2018 and was streamed...

Duration:00:44:32

AJC Live - Bringing Light To Others On Chanukah - AJC And AFYA

12/19/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show celebrated Chanukah by focusing on the light that the Jewish community brings to others. It began with a look at the work of the Contemporary Jewish Values Committee (CJV) of AJC Westchester/Fairfield, as well as the national and international work of AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute (JBI) for the Advancement of Human Rights. CJV Chair and JBI Board Member Bruce Rubin was the featured guest. Most of the show was devoted to highlighting AJC's...

Duration:00:40:51