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: Telling The Truth About Israel
Roz Rothstein founded Stand With Us in 2001 to debunk lies about the Jewish state and educate young people who condemn Israel without knowing the facts. Roz has been named by the Forward and The Jerusalem Post as one of the most influential Jews in the world.
Scott Shay: Conspiracy U
Entrepreneur and author Scott Shay talks with Sal about the frightening rise in antisemitism on college campuses and what Jews can do about it.
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.
Danny Lobell: Doing Your Worst
Comedian Danny Lobell talks about his journey back to Judaism, his friendship with two comedy legends (and one serial killer), and how to make the perfect French omelette.
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.
Alan Dershowitz: Comparing Talmudic And U.S. Law in Capital Cases
Studying the law of capital cases in the Talmud and American jursiprudence with trial attorney, best-selling author and Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz
Nas Daily: I Made 1000 Videos in 1000 Days and Received 6 Billion Views
Nas Yassin is an Arab Israeli who started Nas Daily, a wildly successful Facebook page (26 million followers) that documents his travels and experiences around the world. Sal and Nas had a lively discussion about faith, social media, storytelling, government, …
Rabbi Reuven Wolf: Who Is The Jewish Messiah and When Is He Coming?
Rabbi Reuven Wolf of Maayon Yisroel Chassidic Center, takes us deep into Jewish mysticism as Sal and his rabbi explore some tough questions: Why does God hide? What does Messiah mean within Judaism? What do all Jews have in common? …
Shloime Zionce: Hasidic Travel Writer
Shloime Zionce, the colorful travel correspondent for Ami Magazine, shares stories about finding kosher food in Afghanistan, explaining tefillin to airport security in Saudi Arabia, and being mistaken for an Israeli spy.
Douglas Rushkoff: Is Social Media a Needed Tool or a Slow-Motion Bomb?
A spirited debate with best-selling author and host of the Team Human Podcast, Douglas Rushkoff.
Rabbi Shais Taub: How to Find the Truth About Yourself
Chassidic rabbi and mystic Shais Taub talks about the levels of the soul, why we visit rabbis’ graves, and how to find out the truth about yourself.
Rabbi Manis Friedman: The Joy of Intimacy
Rabbi Manis Friedman explains why “I love you” is the worst thing you can say to your spouse.