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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...

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...

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,...

Duration:00:40:57

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 - 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...

Duration:00:40:01

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

AJC Live - Building Muslim-Jewish Relations

12/5/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on building Muslim-Jewish relations. In the first segment of the show, Natalia Mahmud was interviewed. She is AJC's new Assistant Director of U.S. Muslim-Jewish Relations. The remainder of the show was devoted to the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, an important partner in AJC's effort to build Muslim-Jewish relations. Sheryl Olitzky, the organization's founder was interviewed, along with Board Members Inas Younis (Kansas City) and...

Duration:00:39:31

AJC Live - Judge Learned Hand Award Show

11/6/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on this year's AJC Westchester/Fairfield Judge Learned Hand Award Dinner. AJC's Regional Director Scott Richman interviewed Regional Development Director Vicki Kline about the details of event and then interviewed this year's award recipients: Bill Harrington from Bleakly, Platt & Schmidt, LLP in Westchester and Stan Twardy of Day Pitney LLP in Stamford. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday,...

Duration:00:41:12

AJC Live - Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast

10/30/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on the upcoming Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman began the show by interviewing Breakfast Co-Chair Rev. Gregory Smith of AME Zion Church in White Plains. He then welcomed the three Breakfast honorees to the studio: Rev. Doris Dalton, the Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute for Nonviolence; Bill Darger, who is in charge of public relations for the Westchester Stake of the...

Duration:00:40:58

AJC Live - Interview of Rabbi David Saperstein

10/16/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show featured an exclusive interview with Rabbi David Saperstein in advance of his speaking engagement in the Westchester/Fairfield region. Rabbi Saperstein is the Director Emeritus of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and the former U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom. He was interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman about his background and work. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM...

Duration:00:39:30

AJC Live - AJC Central Europe

10/2/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on the new AJC Central European Office, located in Warsaw and covering seven countries (Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia). The Director of the office, Agnieszka Markiewicz, was interviewed on the show, along with AJC Board of Governors Members Harriet Schleifer. They were interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman about the creation of the office, its focus and the current...

Duration:00:39:40

AJC Live - Diplomatic Marathon & New AJC President

9/19/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show had two segments. The first segment featured Ron Klausner, the Co-Chair of AJC Westchester/Fairfield's Diplomatic Outreach Committee. He described the region's work with diplomats and focused in particular on AJC's work on the sidelines of the opening of the United Nations General Assembly. Most of the show was devoted to segment 2 which introduced AJC Westchester/Fairfield's new President to the region. His name is Richard W. Cohen, and he...

Duration:00:39:58

AJC Live - Latino-Jewish Partnership

9/4/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on the new Latino Jewish Leadership Council, created by AJC's Belfer Institute for Latino and Latin American Affairs in March of this year. Institute Director Dina Siegel-Vann joined the host AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman for a discussion of the Council and some of the important issues that it is tackling. Also on the show was Council member Oscar Chacon, the Executive Director of Alianza Americas. Among other...

Duration:00:45:17

AJC Live - Ben Ferencz and The Pursuit of International Criminal Justice and World Peace

8/11/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show featured an interview with New Rochelle resident Ben Ferencz, the last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interviewed him about the Nuremberg trials in the first part of the show. The rest of the show was devoted to Ferencz' quest to to bring about and then strengthen the International Criminal Court and his broader goal of replacing the rule of force with the rule of law. This show was...

Duration:00:37:38

AJC Live - Farooq Kathwari And The Muslim Jewish Advisory Council

8/7/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on the new Muslim Jewish Advisory Council, created by AJC in partnership with the Islamic Society of North America. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interviewed the Farooq Kathwari, the CEO of Ethan Allen and the Co-Chair of the Council. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, August 7, 2017 and was streamed live at www.wvox.com. All AJC Live radio shows are podcasted and can be...

Duration:00:38:26

AJC Live - Leaders For Tomorrow

7/3/2017
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This edition of the bi-weekly AJC Live radio show focused on issues on the college campus and AJC's LFT (Leaders for Tomorrow) program which is preparing high school students for those issues. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interview UCLA alumna Lauren Rogers, as well as LFT founders Cori and Ryan Berger. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, July 3, 2017 and was streamed live at www.wvox.com. All AJC Live radio shows are podcasted...

Duration:00:43:04

AJC Live - Dr. Meron Medzini On Asia, Israeli Media And Golda Meir

6/20/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show featured an interview with retired Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor Dr. Meron Medzini. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interviewed him about Media in Israel, about Prime Minister Golda Meir and about Israel's relations with Asia. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, June 19, 2017 and was streamed live at www.wvox.com. All AJC Live radio shows are podcasted and can be found in...

Duration:00:39:16

AJC Live - Post-Election France and Jihadists

5/30/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show featured an interview with AJC's Europe Director Simone Rodan Benzaquen discussing France following the election of Emmanuel Macron as President. The second half of the show focused on jihadists and featured an interview with French scholar of Islam Professor Gilles Kepel. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman hosted this show which was pre-recorded on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York. It aired on Monday, June 5, 2016 and...

Duration:00:41:49

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