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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 from...

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 - Defining Who is a Jew in Israel?

7/31/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on the question of how a Jew is defined in Israel. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interviewed Dr. Steven Bayme, Director of AJC's Contemporary Jewish Life Department and the head of the Koppelman Institute on American Jewish-Israeli Relations. Also on the show was Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, the Executive Vice President of the Rabbinical Assembly. Among other topics, they discussed the controversial Knesset "conversion...

Duration: 00:41:35


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


AJC Live - Yossi Klein Halevi on the Six-Day War

5/29/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show featured an interview with Israeli author and journalist Yossi Klein Halevi, the author of "Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem." He was interviewed via phone from Jerusalem, Israel by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman. As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, they discussed the War, its aftermath and the ramifications of that War which greatly impact today's Middle East....

Duration: 00:31:41


AJC Live - A Taste Of The Global Forum

5/15/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show offered a "Taste of the Global Forum," AJC's annual meeting in Washington, taking place this year from June 4-6. The show featured an interview with AJC's Global Forum Program Director Alex Bronzo and former U.S. Ambassador in Syria Robert Ford. They were interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, May 15, 2017 and was streamed live at...

Duration: 00:40:02


AJC Live - Israeli Memorial and Independence Days

5/1/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show honored Yom HaZikaron (Israeli Memorial Day) and celebrated Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day). It featured Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon, AJC Israel Director retired Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich, and Westchester shlicha (emissary) Oshra Rosenberg. They were interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, May 1, 2017 and...

Duration: 00:39:53


AJC Live - Honoring Yom HaShoah

4/24/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show honored Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG'vurah - Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day, known more commonly as Yom HaShoah. It featured an interview with noted essayist, author and law professor Thane Rosenbaum, as well as Dr. Mehnaz Afridi, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Manhattan College. They were interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on...

Duration: 00:34:44


AJC Live - Annual Gala Preview Show

4/4/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on upcoming AJC Westchester/Fairfield Annual Gala, taking place on Thursday, May 18th at the Ritz Carlton in White Plains, New York. It featured Vicki Kline, AJC Westchester Fairfield Director of Development, discussing the details of the Gala; Gala Honorees AJC Westchester/Fairfield President Beverly Rosenbaum and AJC Board of Governors Member Eugene Grant; and Gala Keynote speaker Aaron David Miller, the noted Middle East analyst,...

Duration: 00:39:41


AJC Live - Building Bridges Of Understanding Across The Nation

3/20/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show explored how clergy can play a role in building bridges of understanding across our divided nation. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman began the show by interviewing his colleague Rabbi David Rosen. Rabbi Rosen is AJC's Director of International Interreligious Affairs. Richman then welcomed Pastor Carl Sherman, the senior pastor of two recently merged Church of Christ congregations in Hutchins and Wilmer, Texas; and Rabbi...

Duration: 00:40:19


AJC Live - 2017 Westchester Jewish Film Festival

3/6/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show focused on the 2017 Westchester Jewish Film Festival, taking place at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville from March 16 - April 2. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interviewed Jacob Burns Film Center Festival Programmer Bruni Burres and AJC Westchester/Fairfield Film Festival Co-Chairs Susan Rose and Liz Schonfeld. This show aired live on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle, New York on Monday, March 6, 2017 and was...

Duration: 00:40:27


AJC Live - The Muslim Jewish Advisory Council

2/6/2017
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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 and other organizations. AJC's U.S. Director of Muslim Jewish Relations, Bob Silverman, was interviewed on this show, along with Council Members Daisy Khan and Rabbi Julie Schonfeld. They were interviewed by AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman about the creation of the Council, the Council's advocacy agenda...

Duration: 00:38:54


AJC Live - Global Reactions To A Trump Presidency - Part 2

1/30/2017
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show featured a look at global reactions to, and hopes for, a Trump presidency after his first week in office. This is part 2 of a two-part series, and it focused on Europe and Africa. This show featured interviews with Deidre Berger, AJC-Berlin Director; Simone Rodan Benzaquen, AJC Europe Director; Malte Lehming, a journalist for Tagesspiegel; and Eliseo Neuman, the Director of AJC's Africa Institute. The show's host is AJC Westchester/Fairfield...

Duration: 00:40:56


AJC Live - Bernard Henri Levy On The Genius Of Judaism

12/29/2016
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This edition of the biweekly AJC Live radio show featured an interview with French journalist, activist, philosopher and filmmaker Bernard-Henri Levy. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interviewed him about his new book, "The Genius of Judaism," which has just been translated into English. They discussed Levy's views on anti-Semitism, Israel, Libya, Ukraine what it means to be Jewish and other topics. This show was pre-recorded and aired on WVOX 1460 AM from New Rochelle,...

Duration: 00:38:59

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