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Date of show

Guest

4/23/17

Rabbanit Alissa Thomas-Newborn, newly installed Orthodox woman rabbi at Temple B’nai David-Judea in Los Angeles

4/16/17

Pam Jenoff, author, "The Orphan’s Tale"

4/9/17

Rabbi David Zaslow, author, "Reimagining Exodus: A Story of Freedom"

4/2/17

Professor Eric H. Cline, Director of the Capitol Archaeological Institute at George Washington University, author "Three Stones Make a Wall: the Story of Archeology" and "1177 BC: the Year Civilization Collapsed"

3/26/17

Professor Aaron Tapper, founding Director of the Swig Program in Jewish Studies and Social Justice at the University of San Francisco, author "Judaisms: A Twenty-First-Century Introduction to Jews and Jewish Identities"

3/19/17

Rabbi Susan Silverman, activist, author, "Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World"

3/12/17

Abigail Pogrebin, author, "My Jewish Year—18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew"

3/5/17

Dr. Gabor Gyori, "Jews in Hungary Today", Sr. Analyst, Policy Solutions, Budapest, Hungary

2/26/17

Rabbi Richard Address, Health, Wellness, and Aging in Judaism, 2017 Bilgray Scholar

2/19/17

Rabbi Lior Bar-Ami, Rabbi of Or Chadash Synagogue in Vienna, Austria and The Liberal Synagogue in Toulouse, France

2/12/17

Dr. Joel Hoffman, author, "The Bible Doesn’t Say That"

2/5/17

Jen Glantz, author of "Always a Bridesmaid for Hire"

1/29/17

Rabbi Joe Black, recording artist, Sr. Rabbi Temple Emanuel, Denver, CO

1/22/17

Comedian Elon Gold

1/15/17

Elizabeth Gellman, Director, Florida Holocaust Museum, gravestone desecrations in Europe

1/8/17

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder and president of The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, co-winner of the 2016 Cohon Memorial Foundation Award

1/1/17

Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, founder of AMCHA Initiative fighting Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israel activity on college campuses, co-winner of 2016 Cohon Memorial Foundation Award

12/25/16

Julia Dahl, author of “Invisible City” and the Rebekah Roberts series

12/18/16

Joel ben Izzy, storyteller and author of "Dreidels on the Brain"

12/11/16

Daniel Torday, author of "The Last Flight of Poxl West", winner of the National Jewish Book Award

12/4/16

Israeli Major General Doron Almog, 2016 Israel Prize Winner for his life work with autistic young people and founding a rehabilitation village

11/27/16

Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Senior Vice President, Union for Reform Judaism

11/20/16

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist monk and teacher, a Dialogue on Gratitude

11/13/16

Mara Liasson, National NPR Political Correspondent, on the election results

11/6/16

Elan Carr, Past Supreme Master Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, Jewish Fraternities Today

10/30/16

Rabbi Capers Funnye, Chief Rabbi, International Israelite Board of Rabbis

10/23/16

Neshama Carlebach, singer and composer

10/16/16

Daniel Gordis, author of "Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn"

10/9/16

Rabbi James Rudin, retired National Interreligious Affairs Director of the American Jewish Committee, author of "Pillar of Fire: A Biography of Stephen S. Wise" 

10/2/16

Richard Michelson, author of "Fascinating—the Life of Leonard Nimoy"

9/25/16

Michael Krasny, author of "Let There Be Laughter"

9/18/16

Andrew Coe and Jane Ziegelman, authors of "A Square Meal"

9/11/16

Terrorism and nuclear weapons 15 years after 9/11: Professor William Potter, Director, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar Professors of Nonproliferation Studies Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

9/4/16

Cantor Richard Cohn, Director, Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute for Religion, New York

8/28/16

Rabbi Jonathan Greenberg, Sr. VP of the Haym Salomon Center for American Jewish Thought

8/21/16

Rabbi Yitz Greenberg, influential theologian, pluralist, founder of CLAL, author of the new book "Sage Advice"

8/14/16

Ron Wolfson, Ph.D, author of Relational Judaism

8/7/16

Rabbi Seth Limmer, winner of 2015 Eisendrath Award for Journey for Justice walk with Torah from Selma to Washington, DC

7/31/16

Rabbi Sally Priesand, first woman ordained a rabbi in a seminary in America

7/24/16

Rabbi Rebecca Einstein Schorr, editor, The Sacred Calling: Four Decades of Women in the Rabbinate

7/17/16

Mike Wise, co-CEO of Honeymoon Israel, a new program that sends newly married couples to Israel

7/10/16

RebbeSoul, recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer

7/3/16

Hillary Kener, JScreen "Jewish genetic testing made easy"

6/26/16

Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion, co-creators and stars of Yidlife Crisis Yiddish situation-comedy Youtube hit

6/19/16

Dr. Esther Sternberg, Founding Director, the University of Arizona Institute on Place and Wellbeing and expert on the science of the mind-body interaction in illness and healing

6/12/16

Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, Director of AMCHA Initiative, Anti-Semitism on college campuses

6/5/16

Maggie Anton, author of "Fifty Shades of Talmud" and the "Rashi's Daughters" series

5/29/16

Rabbi Mark Borovits of Beit Teshuvah, author of "Finding Recovery and Yourself in Torah: A Daily Spiritual Path to Wellness"

5/22/16

Andrew Nagorski, author of The Nazi Hunters

5/15/16

Jeff Aeder, founder, Jewish Baseball Museum

5/8/16

Senator John McCain

5/1/16

Rabbi Marvin Hier, Founder and Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center

4/24/16

Tracy Salkowits, Executive Director, Jewish Community Foundation, Legacy Giving Today

4/17/16

Father Sean Carroll, S.J., Executive Director, Kino Border Initiative

4/10/16

Amelia Saltsman, award-winning cookbook author of “The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen: A Fresh Take on Tradition”

4/3/16

Ori Kam, violist of the Jerusalem Quartet

3/27/16

Mort Rosenblum, famed AP reporter, former editor of The International Herald Tribune, and author of 13 books, on the changing state of the media today

3/20/16

Ron Lieber, author, “The Opposite of Spoiled”

3/13/16

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, 2015 Cohon Foundation Award Winner, Simon Wiesenthal Center and Tolerance Museum

3/6/16

David Gregory, journalist, former host of Meet the Press, author of "How's Your Faith?"

2/28/16

Rabbi Susan Goldberg, Wilshire Boulevard Temple, outreach and engaging millennial-generation Jews

2/21/16

Professor Mark Kligman, Mickey Katz Chair in Jewish Music, UCLA

2/14/16

Professor Michael Kagan, Non-Jewish Refugees in Israel

2/7/16

Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of “When Bad Things Happen to Good People” and the new book, “Nine Essential Things I’ve Learned About Life”

1/31/16

Ted Merwin, author, “Pastrami on Rye”

1/24/16

Alan Morinis, Dean of the Mussar Institute, author of "Everyday Holiness", Bilgray Lectureship Scholar on Mussar

1/17/16

Dr. Robert Brooks, Ph.D. psychologist, author of 12 books, and expert speaker on Resilience and Mindset

1/10/16

Comedian Joel Chasnoff

1/3/16

Rabbi Mary Zamore, Executive Director, Women’s Rabbinic Network, the only organization of woman rabbis in the world

12/27/15

Mike Harris, author of “How to Win a Debate with an Israel-Hater”

12/20/15

Rabbi David Zaslow, author of “Jesus, First Century Rabbi”

12/13/15

Robert Bank, Executive Director of American Jewish World Service

12/6/15

Michelle Citrin, singer-songwriter

11/29/15

Rabbi Rami Shapiro, on his new book of poems “Accidental Grace”

11/22/15

Kinky Friedman, Jewish cowboy singer-author-politician-animal rescuer, on his first album in 32 years, “The Loneliest Man I Ever Met

11/15/15

Rabbi Joel Oseran, Vice President, World Union for Progressive Judaism, the new European Anti-Semitism

11/8/15

Ambassador Dennis Ross, on his new book “Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.-Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama”

11/1/15

Brigadier General Shmulik Friedman, Head of Operations Department, Israel Fire and Rescue Authority and Guy Caspi director of HAZMAT for Magen David Adom

10/25/15

Sigal Samuel, author of “The Mystics of Mile End”

10/18/15

Amit Peled, Israeli cellist, who plays Pablo Casals’ cello

10/11/15

Mark Hetfield, President and CEO of HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, on the refugee crisis

10/4/15

Seth Frantzman, op-ed editor of the Jerusalem Post, on the Syrian, Iraqi, and Afghan refugee crisis in Europe

9/27/15

Seth Siegel, author of "Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World" and founder of The Beanstalk Group

9/20/15

Fire Captain Scott Laird and Battalion Chief Allen Yalen, Firefighters trip to Israel and upcoming visit of Israeli Firefighting personnel

9/13/15

Kenneth L. Marcus, author of “The Definition of Anti-Semitism”

9/6/15

Justice Richard Bernstein, blind judge on the Michigan Supreme Court and 18 time marathoner

8/30/15

Yuval Noah Harari, author of “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind”

8/23/15

Rabbi Niles Goldstein, Gonzo Rabbi and author of "Eight Questions of Faith: Biblical Challenges That Guide and Ground Our Lives"

8/16/15

Mathew Rees, co-author of "The Ambassador" with Yehdua Avner

8/9/15

Sarah Weil, founder and Executive Director of The Jerusalem Women’s Gathering, present at Pride Parade attack

8/2/15

Yizhar Hess, Executive Director and CEO of the Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Israel, 13th Anniversary Show

7/26/15

Marcie Natan, National President of Hadassah

7/19/15

US Congresswoman Martha McSally

7/12/15

Dr. Steven Windmueller, "Making the Case for the Big-Tent Federation", author of “The Quest for Power: A Study in Jewish Political Behavior

7/5/15

U.S. Army Colonel (ret.) Jon Gold, military intelligence expert, on ISIS, ISIL and Islamist terror threats

6/28/15

Ean Seeb, Marijuana businessman and Jewish activist

6/21/15

Professor Sarah Benor, Hebrew Union College, the sociology of Jewish camps, the Pew Report, neo-frum Jews, and more…

6/14/15

Randol Schoenberg, attorney and protagonist of the "Woman in Gold" story of Nazi-stolen art restitution, President of the Los Angeles Holocaust Museum, and grandson of composer Arnold Schoenberg

6/7/15

Dr. Eyal Fruchter, head of psychiatry for the IDF, who treated Gilad Shalit on his release

5/31/15

Chancellor Arnold Eisen of the Jewish Theological Seminary, leader of the Conservative Movement

5/24/15

Laura Bialis, Israeli filmmaker of "Rock in the Red Zone" about musicians in Sderot, Israel living under the rain of Palestinian rockets

5/17/15

Judith Frank, author of “All I Love and Know”

5/10/15

Sam Wolthuis and Aaron Acharya, American Jewish World Service from Nepal on their earthquake relief efforts

5/3/15

Misha Galperin, President and CEO of the Jewish Agency

4/26/15

Rabbi Gil Nativ, Rabbi of Beit Warsawa and an Israeli paratrooper in 1967 who helped liberate the Temple Mount

4/19/15

Mona Golabek, concert pianist, author, playwright and star of “The Pianist of Willesden Lane”

4/12/15

Nigel Savage, President and Founder of Hazon, the Jewish sustainable food and agriculture organization

4/5/15

Laura Wetzler, Jewish music from Yiddish to Sephardic and her German cantorial great-grandfather

3/29/15

Ruhama King Feuerman, author of “In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist”

3/22/15

Tucson City Councilman and former Vice-Mayor Paul Cunningham

3/15/15

Macy Hart, Executive Director, Institute of Southern Jewish Life

3/8/15

Gerard Edery, the music of the Sephardim

3/1/15

Joshua Hatton, founder, The Jewish Whisky Company

2/22/15

Professor Carmel Chiswick, the social economics of Judaism today

2/15/15

Abigail Pogrebin, journalist and author, “18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew” and “Stars of David” book and musical

2/8/15

Rabbi Hayyim Herring, fixing today’s synagogues

2/1/15

Rabbi Rachel Mikva, "Dangerous Religious Ideas"

1/25/15

Bernard Otterman, author of “Inmate 1818 and Other Stories”

1/18/15

Lior Shragg, the Jews of Nigeria

1/11/15

Rabbi Daniel Freelander, President, World Union of Progressive Judaism

1/4/15

Jonathan Ornstein, Executive Director of the JCC in Krakow, Poland, 2014 Cohon Foundation Award Winner

12/28/14

Rabbi Benje Levene of Gesher, 2014 Cohon Foundation Award Winner

12/21/14

Comedian Joel Chasnoff

12/14/14

Terri Waldman, memory in Judaism and the treatment of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

12/7/14

Rabbi Benjamin Blech, Michelangelo and Midrash (author of "The Sistine Secrets")

11/30/14

"The Thanksgiving Special"

11/23/14

Eric Lichtblau, author, “The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men”

11/16/14

Dr. Elyashiv Drori, King David's Grapes: Biblical Wine from Ancient Vines

11/9/14

Violinist Vadim Gluzman

11/2/14

Professor Amy-Jill Levine, University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt, author “Short Stories by Jesus”

10/26/14

Professor Jonathan Petropolous, the recovery and return of Nazi-Looted Art

10/19/14

Richard Cohen, author of "Israel: is it Good for the Jews?"

10/12/14

Gary Shteyngart, author of “Little Failure” and “The Russian Debutante’s Handbook”

10/5/14

David Broza, world musician

9/28/14

Anita Diamant, author of “The Red Tent” and “Living a Jewish Life” and founder of the Mayyim Hayyim Mikvah

9/21/14

Jon Ben Asher on Jewish Day Schools

9/14/14

Abigail Gumbiner, daughter of Civil Rights pioneering Rabbi Joseph Gumbiner

9/7/14

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

8/31/14

Rabbi Rich Kirschen, youth programs in Israel over the Gaza War summer

8/24/14

Joel Baden, Yale Divinity School professor and the author of “The Historical David: The Real Life of an Invented Hero”

8/17/14

Harriet Rossetto, 2013 Cohon Memorial Foundation Award winner, for Jewish recovery from addiction, and founder of Beit Teshuvah

8/10/14

Cheryl Birkner-Mack, Women of the Wall and the Kotel Proposal

8/3/14

Roni Kedar, a Peace Activist for Gaza in the Shadow of Rockets and Tunnels

7/27/14

Oshrat Bar-El, Weintraub Israel Center director, on being in Israel during the war

7/20/14

Rabbi Doug Kohn, editor of Broken Fragments: Jewish Experiences of Alzheimer’s Disease

7/13/14

Professor Jonathan Adelman on Israel, Palestinians, Russia, and the world

7/6/14

Molly Antopol, author, “The UnAmericans”

6/29/14

Rabbi Leon Morris on the new Reform movement High Holy Day Prayerbook (Machzor)

6/22/14

Sean Altman, “Jewmongous” singer/songwriter, pioneer of the a cappella movement with Rockapella

6/15/14

Professor Sharon Megdal, Israeli-Arab cooperation on water issues

6/8/14

Menachem Hesse, Minister, Agricultural and Science Affairs, Israeli Embassy, Washington, DC

6/1/14

Josh Fattal, "A Sliver of Light--Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran"

5/25/14

Israeli Vice Consul General Uri Resnick: the Peace Process failure, BDS, and more

5/18/14

Dr. Richard Ablin, inventor of the PSA test and author, “The Great Prostate Hoax”

5/11/14

Annie Jacobsen, author of "Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America"

5/4/14

Professor Aaron Wolf on water in the Middle East

4/27/14

Stephen Smith, Shoah Foundation 20th Anniversary of Schindler's List and Yom HaShoah

4/20/14

Rabbi Simkha Weintraub, Rabbinic Director of the National Center for Health and Healing

4/13/14

Ed Asner, Emmy-winning acting legend and activist

4/6/14

Beth Surdut, the modern Tallit (prayer shawl)

3/30/14

Bruce Feiler, author of "Walking the Bible" on his new book "The Secrets of Happy Families"

 

3/23/14

Rabbi Aaron Panken, new President of Hebrew Union College

3/16/14

Simon Schama, historian, creator of the documentary series "The Story of the Jews"

3/9/14

Rabbi Bradley Solmsen on the B’nai Mitzvah Revolution

3/2/14

Rabbi Kinneret Shiryon, Congregation Yozma in Modi'in, Israel, winner of the 2013 Cohon Foundation Memorial Award

2/23/14

Rabbi Eric Yoffie, Judaism in America and Israel Today

2/16/14

Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism

2/9/14

David Wolpe, author of “Why Faith Matters”

2/2/14

Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of "When Bad Things Happen to Good People", on "How You Know That Your Life Has Made a Difference"

1/26/14

Mitch Albom, bestselling author of “The First Phone Call from Heaven”

1/19/14

Rabbi Joshua Weinberg, president of ARZA (Association of Reform Zionists of America)

1/12/14

Alan Morinis, contemporary Mussar

1/5/14

Rabbi Meir Azari, Senior Rabbi and Executive Director of the Daniel Centers for Progressive Judaism in Tel Aviv

12/29/13

Israeli Ambassador Asher Naim

12/22/13

Israeli singer-songwriting legend David Broza

12/15/13

Rabbi Asher Lopatin, President of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, "Open Orthodoxy"

12/8/13

Jamie Geller, author of "The Joy of Kosher" cookbook

12/1/13

Lorin Sklamberg of The Klezmatics

11/24/13

Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, Chief Rabbi of Uganda and the Abuyudaya Jews

11/17/13

Jeremy Ben Ami, Executive Director of J Street

11/10/13

Maestro James Conlon, Cohon Award winner for his work on "Recovered Voices"

11/3/13

Josh Nelson and Neshama Carlebach on Jewish music

10/27/13

Ronald Balson, author of "Once We Were Brothers"

10/20/13

Alexander "Sasha" Pavlovsky, first violinist of the Jerusalem Quartet

10/13/13

Professor Zvi Eckstein, author of "The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History"

10/6/13

Professor Shaul Magid, author of “American Post-Judaism: Identity and Renewal in a Postethnic Society”

9/29/13

Thomas Harding, “Hanns and Rudolph, The True Story of the Jew who Tracked Down and Caught the Kommandant of Auschwitz”

9/22/13

Idan Raichel, Israeli and World Music star

9/15/13

Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Feminist, Author, Journalist

9/8/13

Rabbi Alana Suskin, Americans for Peace Now

9/1/13

Dara Horn, author of "A Guide to the Perplexed"

8/25/13

Congressman Ron Barber

8/18/13

Eric Goldman, author of "The American Jewish Story through Cinema"

8/11/13

11th Anniversary Show with comedian Rick Moranis, creator of the CD "My Mother's Brisket and Other Love Songs"

8/4/13

Rabbi David Eshel, Rabbi of the Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps

7/28/13

Ted Mann, activist and advocate for Tikun Olam

7/21/13

Heidi Bogin Oshin, the new film "Nicky's Family" on Nicholas Winton, the British version of Oskar Schindler

7/14/13

Mark Cohen, author of "Overweight Sensation--the Biography of Allan Sherman"

7/7/13

Rabbi Joel Mossbacher, A Jewish Perspective on Guns and Violence

6/30/13

Miriam Hawley and Jeffrey McIntyre, "Our Bodies Ourselves" co-author on successful entrepreneurial couples

6/23/13

Dr. Joy Ladin, transgender professor at Yeshiva University, author of “Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey Between Genders”

6/16/13

Cantor Hillel Tigay, the music of his CD “Judeo”

6/9/13

Rabbi Richard Agler, Talia’s orphanage in Africa

6/2/13

Helene Wecker, author of “The Golem and the Jinni”

5/26/13

Ron Blomberg, the Designated Hebrew: Baseball’s first DH

5/19/13

Rabbi Richard Address, Sacred Aging: Growing Older Jewishly

5/12/13

Marian Marzynski, filmmaker of “Never Forget to Lie”

5/5/13

Professor Faten Ghosn, Israel's Neighborhood Problem: Syrian Civil War, Lebanon, and Iran

4/28/13

Rabbi Wayne Dosick, writer, speaker, spiritual guide and healer, author of "The Real Name of God"

4/21/13

The Maccabeats' Noey Jacobson

4/14/13

Jessica Soffer, author of "Tomorrow there will be Apricots"

4/7/13

Roni Kedar, from London to Sinai to Egypt to Gaza: Building Peace in the Shadow of Rockets

3/31/13

Professor Peter Machinist, Harvard, the Book of Job for our time

3/24/13

Professor Carol Meyers, Women at the time of the Bible

3/17/13

Dylan Williams, chief lobbyist for J Street

3/10/13

Ann Kirschner, author of "The Lady at the O.K. Corral--the True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp"

3/3/13

Jonathan Tropper, author of "One Last Thing Before I Go" and "This is Where I Leave You" and creator of "Banshee"

3/2/13

10th Anniversary Live Broadcast Starring Robert Klein at the Fox Theatre

2/24/13

Comedian Robert Klein

2/17/13

Professor Eric Meyers, Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, Duke University, excavator of Sephoris

2/10/13

Israeli Consul General David Siegel

2/3/13

Ayo Oppenheimer, founder of the Jewrotica website

1/27/13

Rabbi Elyse Frishman, speaking about Women of the Wall

1/20/13

Rabbi Dr. Arthur Green, scholar of Hasidism and Kabbalah, author of "Radical Judaism", "A Guide to the Zohar", and "Seek my Face, Speak my Name"

1/13/13

Melissa Fay Greene, author of "No Bike Riding in the House without a Helmet!" and "The Temple Bombing" 

1/6/13

Jon D. Levenson, Harvard Professor and author of Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriarch in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

12/30/12

Ben Sidran, author of "There Was a Fire: Jews, Music, and the American Dream"

12/23/12

Jeremy Cowan, Shmaltz Brewing Company

12/16/12

MacArthur Genius Fellowship winner Professor Maria Chudnovsky 

12/9/12

Moshe Bar-El, Israeli Agronomist and Olive Oil producer

12/2/12

Dr. Adina Bar-El on Yiddish and Hebrew children's authors

11/25/12

Arun Chaudhaury, first official White House videographer and author of "First Cameraman"

11/18/12

Harry Brod, Author of "Superman is Jewish?"

11/11/12

Comedian Joel Chasnoff

11/4/12

Former Israeli Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich

10/28/12

Historian John Davis, author of "The Jews of San Nicandro,"; the amazing Jewish converts of Southern Italy

10/21/12

Alan Veingrad, NFL lineman, Super Bowl Champion, Orthodox Jew, Motivational Speaker

10/14/12

Randy Cohen, The Ethicist, author of "Be Good"

10/7/12

Dr. Harry Ostrer, author, "Legacy: A Genetic History of the Jewish People"

9/30/12

Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, President of the Rabbinical Council of America

9/23/12

Dr. Ian Stern, Israeli Archeology Today 

9/16/12

Noah Leavitt and Helen Kim on Jewish-Asian Intermarriage

9/9/12

Daniel Wise, playwright of “Soul Doctor: the Journey of a Rock Star Rabbi” and “Rent”

9/2/12

Lee Gordon of Hand-in-Hand Israeli/Arab Schools in Israel

8/26/12

Jay Sanderson, President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles

8/19/12

Professor Burt Visotzky, JTS, creator of the Genesis Project

8/12/12

10th Anniversary Show with special guest Congressman Ron Barber

8/5/12

Ellen Cassedy, author of "We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust"

7/29/12

Professor Michael Walzer, political philosopher and public intellectual, author of 27 books, most recently "In God's Shadow: Politics in the Hebrew Bible"

7/22/12

Rabbi Gilad Kariv, Executive Director of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism

7/15/12

Reform Rabbi Miri Gold, Kibbutz Gezer, the first non-Orthodox Rabbi ever officially employed by Israel as a rabbi

7/8/12

Dr. Josh Perelman, curator of the American Jewish History Museum

7/1/12

Actor Joshua Bitton on his new film "For the Love of Money"

6/24/12

Newly ordained Rabbi Rachel Adler, Professor of Modern Jewish Thought and Gender Studies, USC and HUC-JIR

6/17/12

Michelle Levine, Outreach Coordinator for the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel

6/10/12

Dr. Bernard Wasserstein, author, “On the Eve: The Jews of Europe Before the Second World War”

6/3/12

Rabbi David Bendory, “The Gun Rabbi”

5/27/12

Phyllis Goldstein, author, “A Convenient Hatred: the History of Anti-Semitism”

5/20/12

Michael Twitty, food historian and creator of Kosher Soul and the Cooking Gene Southern Discomfort Tour

5/13/12

Professor Josh Kun, co-founder of “The Idelsohn Society for Musical Preservation”

5/6/12

Professor Nancy K. Miller, author “What They Saved: Pieces of a Jewish Past”

4/29/12

Andrew Nagorski, author of "Hitlerland"

4/22/12

Pnina Jacobson and Judy Kempler, authors of "One Egg is a Fortune" celebrity Jewish cookbook 

4/15/12

Roya Hakakian, Iranian Jewish poet and author 

4/8/12

Alon Velan, Channel 1 (Israel) Journalist 

4/1/12

David Liss, author of “A Conspiracy of Paper” and many other books

3/25/12

Israeli Singer Noa

3/18/12

Professor Michael Morgan, Bilgray Scholar on Modern Jewish Thought

3/11/12

Alice Hoffman, Author of “The Dovekeepers”

3/4/12

Mayim Bialik, Actress on “The Big Bang Theory,” neuroscientist, and author

2/26/12

Deborah Feldman, Author of “Unorthodox: the Scandalous Rejection of my Hasidic Roots”

2/19/12

Ernest Michel, Holocaust Survivor, reporter at the Nuremberg Trials, and author

2/12/12

Dr. Wendy Mogel, Child-rearing expert and author of "The Blessing of a B-minus"

2/5/12

Faye Kellerman, Bestselling author of "Gun Games"

1/29/12

Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Founder and CEO of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation

1/22/12

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, Founder and president of The Israel Project

1/15/12

Melanie Nezer, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Senior Director, US Policy and Advocacy

1/8/12

Rabbi Bentzion Kravitz, Founder of Jews for Judaism, 11 Cohon Foundation Award Winner

1/1/12

Howard Megdal, Author of "The Baseball Talmud"

12/25/11

Jeff Nathan, Celebrity kosher chef

12/18/11

David Makovsky, Director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and author of Myths, Illusions and Peace

12/11/11

Neshama Carlbach, Singer and recording artist

12/4/11

Gilad Sharon, son of Ariel Sharon and author of Sharon, the Life of a Leader

11/27/11

Rabbi David Saperstein, Head of the Religious Action Center

11/20/11

Itamar Rabinovich, Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States

11/13/11

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, Translator of the Talmud, philosopher, world-leading scholar, and creator of the Global Day of Jewish Learning

11/6/11

Peter Beinart, Associate Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York

10/30/11

Professor Steve Spiegel, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Middle East Development at UCLA

10/23/11

James Sherman, Jewish playwright

10/16/11

Yosef Abramowitz, Co-Founder and President of Arava Power Company

10/9/11

Israeli Shlichim in America--Representing Israel in the US

10/2/11

Amy Ephron, author of "Loose Diamonds …and other things I’ve lost (and found) along the Way"

9/25/11

Eric Golub, comedian

9/18/11

Dr. Steve Werlin, on “The First Synagogue Ever?”

9/11/11

Jon Rosenberg, CEO of Repair the World

9/4/11

Sarah Aronson, author of "Beyond Lucky"

8/28/11

Professor Asher Susser, Senior Fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Tel Aviv University and author of "Israel, Jordan and Palestine: Challenges of Palestinian Statehood"

8/21/11

Brook Wilensky-Lanford, author of "Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden"

8/14/11

Susannah Heschel, author of "Abraham Joshua Heschel -- Essential Writings"

8/7/11

Joan Leegant, author of "Wherever You Go" and "An Hour in Paradise"

7/31/11

Rabbi Mary Zamore, editor of "The Sacred Table, Creating a Jewish Food Ethic"

7/24/11

Shalom Freedman, Israeli author and poet

7/17/11

Deborah Lipstadt, American historian and author of the book “Denying the Holocaust”

7/10/11

Richard Elliott Friedman, author of "Commentary on the Torah" and "The Bible Now"

7/3/11

Anat Hoffman, executive director of the Israel Religious Action Center

6/26/11

Cantor Nancy Abramson, incoming Director of the H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music at the Jewish Theological Seminary

6/19/11

Sarah Weiss Maudi, Israel Foreign Ministry's expert on maritime and humanitarian law

6/12/11

Jonathan Adelman, Professor, University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies

6/5/11

DJ Schneeweiss, Anti Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Coordinator, Israeli’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

5/29/11

Rabbi Jamie Korngold, the Adventure Rabbi and author of “The God Update”

5/22/11

Daniel Sieradski, Jewish American writer and activist

5/15/11

Cantor Bruce Ruben, Director of the School of Sacred Music at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR)

5/8/11

Lucas Richman, Grammy winner, conductor of the Knoxville and Bangor Symphony Orchestras

5/1/11

Ishmael Khaldi, Israel’s first Bedouin diplomat

4/24/11

Rabbi Mark Golub, President and CEO of Shalom TV

4/17/11

Richard Michelson, author of "Lipman Pike: America's First Home Run King"

4/10/11

Paula Fass, Professor of History at the University of California at Berkeley, and author of "Inheriting the Holocaust"

4/3/11

Patty Friedmann, author of "TOO JEWISH"

3/27/11

Martin Fletcher, Author of “Walking Israel” and 5-time Emmy award winning NBC correspondent

3/20/11

Abraham Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

3/13/11

Michael Rosenzweig, President and CEO of the National Museum of American Jewish History

3/6/11

Shamu Fenyvesi Sadeh, Director of ADAMAH, the largest, most established Jewish educational farm in North America

2/27/11

Judy Kaye, Tony-Award winning actress

2/20/11

Rabbi Gil Marks, social worker, historian and James Beard Award-wining cookbook author

2/13/11

Avner Cohen, author of "Israel and the Bomb" and "The Worst Kept Secret: Israel's Bargain with the Bomb"

2/6/11

Misha Galperin, President and CEO of the Jewish Agency International Development & co-author of "The Case for Jewish Peoplehood: Can We Be One?"

1/30/11

Dr. Joseph Regenstein, Professor of Food Science in the Department of Food Science and Institute of Food Science at Cornell University

1/23/11

Natasha Mozgovaya, Chief US Correspondent for the Israeli national daily newspaper Haaretz.

1/16/11

Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service (AJWS) along with special guest Daniel Freedlander, reporting on Debbie Friedman's funeral

1/9/11

Jeremy Ben-Ami, President of JStreet, a non-profit pro-Israel, pro-peace advocacy group.

1/2/11

Neil Goldberg, creator and founder of Cirque productions

12/26/10

Al Jaffee & Mary-Lou Weisman, the famed cartoonist for "Mad" magazine & co-authors of "Al Jaffee's Mad Life"

12/19/10

Robert Putnam, author of "American Grace"

12/12/10

Yaakov Katz, military correspondent and defense analyst for the Jerusalem Post

12/5/10

Harold Kushner, author of "Conquering Fear: Living Boldly in an Uncertain World"

11/28/10

Barbara Ribakove-Gordon, 2010 Cohon Memorial Foundation Award Winner

11/21/10

Richard Stoltzman, Grammy Award winning clarinetist

11/14/10

Arlene Weintraub, author of "Selling the Fountain of Youth"

11/7/10

Menachem Pressler, legendary pianist

10/31/10

Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski, ordained rabbi, psychiatrist, and founder of the Gateway Rehabilitation Center

10/24/10

Caroline Glick, deputy managing editor of The Jerusalem Post and a senior fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy

10/17/10

Arthur Kurzweil, author of "Kabbalah for Dummies"

10/10/10

Rabbi Daniel Gordis, Senior Vice President of the Shalem Center

10/3/10

Michael Arad, Israeli-American architect who won the design competition for the World Trade Center Memorial in New York City

9/26/10

Rabbi Yitzhok Adlerstein, Simon Wiesenthal Center Director of Interfaith Affairs

9/19/10

Len Berman, TV sports anchor and author of "The Greatest Moments in Sports"

9/12/10

Dr. Aliza Lavie, author of “A Jewish Woman’s Prayer Book”

9/5/10

Dr. Jehuda Reinharz, President of Brandeis University & Professor of Modern Jewish History

8/29/10

Rabbi Mark Borowitz, author of “The Holy Thief: A Con Man’s Journey from Darkness to Light”

8/22/10

Adam Shapiro, pro-Palestinian American activist

8/15/10

Bill Van Esveld, Head of Jerusalem's Human Rights Watch

8/8/10

8th Anniversary Show with special guest Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

8/1/10

Stephen Smith, Executive Director for the USC Shoah Foundation Institute

7/25/10

Gideon Aronoff, President & CEO of HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society)

7/18/10

Rabbi Sara Hurwitz, first orthodox woman rabbi

7/11/10

Sarah Lefton, founder and producer of G-dcast.com, an animated online series that tells the story of the Torah.

7/4/10

Dr. Rabbi Marc Gopin, Professor of Religion, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, and the Director of the Center on Religion, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution (CRDC) at George Mason University’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR)

6/27/10

Amy Dean, author of "A New New Deal" and one of the youngest labor leaders in America

6/20/10

Bruce Feiler, author of "Council of Dads" for Father's Day

6/13/10

Rabbi & Cantor David Kane, Holocaust survivor and recipient of Jewish award

6/6/10

Rabbi Robert L. Kravitz, Chaplain for the Arizona Department of Public Safety

5/30/10

Lenore Skenazy, columnist and author of "Free Range Kids: Giving Our Children the Freedom We Had Without Going Nuts With Worry"

5/23/10

Alexandra Zapruder, author of “Salvaged Pages: Young Writers’ Diaries of the Holocaust”

5/16/10

Beth Lapides, comedian & performance artist

5/9/10

Ari Roth, Artistic Director for Theater J

5/2/10

Benyamin Cohen, author of “My Jesus Year”, and founder and editor of “Jewsweek” and “American Jewish” magazine

4/25/10

J. Shawn Landres, co-founder and CEO of Jumpstart

4/18/10

Vadim Gluzman, Israeli violinist

4/11/10

Marsha Levick, Juvenile Law Center of Philadelphia

4/4/10

Sam Harris, founder of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

3/28/10

Mitch Albom, author of "Have a Little Faith" and "Tuesdays With Morrie"

3/21/10

Richard Lewis, comedian and actor

3/14/10

Dr. Richard Ablin, developer of the PSA test, and world expert on prostate screening

3/7/10

David Broza, Israeli singer/songwriter

2/28/10

Josh Flagg of Bravo TV's "Million Dollar Listing"

2/21/10

Theodore Bikel, Academy Award- and Tony Award-nominated actor, folk singer, and musician

2/14/10

Jane Ramsey, Executive Director of the Windy City Jewish Council on Urban Affairs

2/7/10

Anita Diamant, author of "Day After Night" and "The Red Tent"

1/31/10

Sha’i ben Tekoa, Israeli analyst and West Bank settler

1/24/10

Jonathan Boyarin, Professor of Modern Jewish Thought at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1/17/10

Habanot Nechama, Israeli folk trio

1/10/10

Michael Isaacson, Founding Music Director of the Israel Pops Orchestra

1/3/10

Idit Shner, Jazz saxophonist

12/27/09

Jonathan Livny, legal advisor for the Knesset, presiding judge of the military court in Judea and Samaria, attorney general of the West Bank, and is one of Israel's leading legal experts

12/20/09

Rabbi David Wilfond, first Reform rabbi in the former Soviet Union

12/13/09

Dr. Michael Hammer and Syd Mandelbaum, DNA Shoah Project and 2009 Cohon Memorial Foundation winners

12/6/09

Steven Feinberg, Director of Education at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

11/29/09

Rabbi and Cantor Baruch J. Cohon, A Conversation on Jewish Music

11/22/09

David Sax, author of "Save the Deli"

11/15/09

Shuly Schwartz, author of “The Rabbi’s Wife: The Rebbetzin in American Jewish Life”

11/8/09

Professor Uri Shani, Director of the Water Authority of Israel

11/1/09

Thane Rosenbaum, author of “The Golems of Gotham”

10/25/09

Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of TIKKUN magazine

10/18/09

Lieutenant Colonel Marshall Grant, Israeli Defense Force

10/11/09

Josh Pastner, men’s basketball head coach at the University of Memphis

10/4/09

Ernie Weier, Hagafen winemaker

9/27/09

Erez Safar, founder and director of Shemspeed (the largest, most diverse Jewish music website)

9/20/09

Rabbi Kurt Stone, author of “The Congressional Minion: The Jews of Capitol Hill”

9/13/09

Laurie Graff, author of “The Shiksa Syndrome”

9/6/09

Rabbi Eric Yoffie, President of the Union for Reform Judaism

8/30/09

Rabbi Uri Topolosky, helped rebuild synagogues in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

8/23/09

Dr. Peter Willner, National Executive Director of the American Friends of The Hebrew University

8/16/09

Shmarya Rosenberg, "Failed Messiah" blog author

8/9/09

Rabbi Ellen Dreyfuss, President of CCAR (Central Conference of American Rabbis)

8/2/09

7th Anniversary Show with special guest Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Founder and Director of the Shalom Center

7/26/09

Nigel Savage, founder of Hazon

7/19/09

Carolyn Hessel, Director of the Jewish Book Council

7/12/09

Matisyahu, American Hasidic Jewish reggae music star

7/5/09

Mama Doni, Jewish singer and songwriter

6/28/09

Rabbi Harold Schulweis, rabbi, author, and a longtime Spiritual Leader at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, CA

6/21/09

Jason Lezak, 2008 Olympic gold-medalist in freestyle swimming

6/14/09

Dara Horn, author of "All Other Nights"

6/7/09

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, author of "The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times"

5/31/09

Garrett Reisman, Jewish astronaut

5/24/09

Bret Stephens, Foreign Affairs Columnist for the Wall Street Journal

5/17/09

Rabbi Stacey Blank, rabbi of Congregation Darchei Noam in Ramat HaSharon, Israel

5/10/09

Dr. Nigist Mengesha, Director General of the Ethiopian National Project

5/3/09

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, host of TLC's "Shalom in the Home" and author of "The Kosher Sutra"

4/26/09

Lorin Sklamberg, lead singer for The Klezmatics, Grammy-award winning American klezmer music group

4/19/09

Steve Sheinkin, author of “The Adventures of Rabbi Harvey” series

4/12/09

Marcie Greenfield Simons, Director of the PJ Library

4/5/09

Andrew Lappitt, contestant from “The Amazing Race”

3/29/09

AJ Jacobs, author of “The Year of Living Biblically”

3/22/09

Dayle Friedman, director of Hiddur, Center for Aging and Judaism

3/15/09

Ilana Trachtman, director of “Praying with Lior”

3/8/09

Rabbi Joel Oseran, Vice President of International Development for the World Union of Progressive Judaism

3/1/09

Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Director of the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island

2/22/09

Hadar Susskind, Washington Director of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs

2/15/09

Elie Kaunfer, co-founder of Mechon Hadar

2/8/09

Rabbi Jamie Korngold, the Adventure Rabbi

2/1/09

Rabbi Toba Spitzer, President of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association

1/25/09

Laura Bialis, Award-winning director of "Refusenik" & "Sderot"

1/18/09

Rabbi Neil Gillman, Professor of Jewish Philosophy at Jewish Theological Seminary

1/11/09

Rabbi Elise Bernhardt, Executive Director of the National Foundation for Jewish Culture

1/4/09

Stephanie Klein, author and blogging mistress

12/28/08

Rabbi Morris Allen, author of "Conservative Guidelines on the Morality of Keeping Kosher"

12/21/08

Rabbi Elyse Frishman, speaking on the new Reform prayerbooks' one year anniversary

12/14/08

Roz Rothstein, founder of the StandWithUs Foundation & co-winner of the 2008 Cohon Foundation Award

12/7/08

Dr. Jose Nessim, Sephardic Educational Center & co-winner of the 2008 Cohon Foundation Award

11/30/08

Kinky Friedman, singer, author & storyteller

11/23/08

Josh Block, AIPAC Communications Director

11/16/08

Todd Herzog, singer-songwriter

11/9/08

Sadia Shepard, documentary filmmaker

11/2/08

Rabbi Capers Funnye, Rabbi of the Ethiopian Jewish congregation & Michelle Obama's cousin

10/26/08

Ian Kinsler, all-star second baseman of the Texas Rangers

10/19/08

David Bernz, singer & banjo player with Work O' The Weavers

10/12/08

Rabbi Richard Camras, on the Ordination of the Chief Rabbi of Uganda

10/5/08

Joanne Caras, author of “The Holocaust Survivors Cookbook”

9/28/08

Alina Gerlovin Spaulding, Refusenik girl from the Ukraine who has become a Jewish community leader in America

9/21/08

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, Dean of the Rabbinical School of the American Jewish University, Los Angeles

9/14/08

Craig Morgan, Holocaust Survivor reparations program

9/7/08

Leonard Saxe, Co-author of “Ten Days of Birthright Israel” A Journey in Young Adult Identity”, the story of Birthright Israel

8/31/08

Lisa Loeb, singer-songwriter

8/24/08

Lucy Kaplansky, PhD psychologist who gave it up to become a folk musician

8/17/08

Michael Oren, Senior Fellow at the Shalem Center, and author of “The Six Day War”

8/10/08

Lawrence H. Schiffman, leading scholar in the Dead Sea Scrolls

8/3/08

Sixth Anniversary Show with special guest Tovah Feldshuh, legendary actress, singer and playwright

7/27/08

Dr. Wendy Weise, Renaissance Scholar, "Jews in Shakespeare's England"

7/20/08

Joyce Carol Oates, author of “The Gravedigger’s Daughter”

7/13/08

Yuri Foreman, Israeli middleweight boxer

7/6/08

Imam Yahya Hendi, Muslim Chaplain, Georgetown University

6/29/08

Joseph Farah, founder of WorldNetDaily

6/22/08

Ethan Zohn, winner of “Survivor: Africa”

6/15/08

David Wolf, Jewish astronaut

6/8/08

Matthew Lazar, founder of the Zamir Choral Foundation

6/1/08

Jeremy Cowan, founder of He’BREW beer

5/25/08

Hans Spear, WWII veteran and one of the "Ritchie Boys", and a Bronze Star winner 60 years late...

5/18/08

RyanDan, identical twin Jewish musical duo

5/11/08

Steve Gutow, Executive Director of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs

5/4/08

Shuly Nathan, legendary Israeli singer

4/27/08

Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman, Senior Academic Fellow for Synagogue 3000 and Professor of Liturgy at Hebrew Union College, New York

4/20/08

Geraldine Brooks, author of “People of the Book”

4/13/08

Eva Etzioni-Halevy, author of “The Triumph of Deborah”

4/6/08

Jennifer Lee Carrell, author of “Interred with Their Bones”

3/30/08

Mort Rosenblum, journalist, author and educator

3/23/08

Rabbi Andrew Davids, Executive Director of ARZA

3/16/08

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, author of “You Don’t Have to Be Wrong For Me To Be Right” and President of CLAL: The National Jewish  Center for Learning and Leadership

3/9/08

Leah Biteolin, Ethiopian Jews in Israel Today

3/2/08

Harry Ettlinger, “Recovering artworks stolen by the Nazis”

2/24/08

Jon Entine, journalist & Michael Hammer, geneticist, “The DNA of Jews”

2/17/08

Rabbi Doug Kohn, author of “Life, Faith and Cancer: Jewish Journeys through Diagnosis, Treatment and Recovery”

2/10/08

Yizhar Hess, Executive Director and CEO of the Masorti Movement in Israel

2/3/08

Jonathan Sarna, Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University

1/27/08

Ivan Ceresnjes, 2007 Cohon Award recipient

1/20/08

Rabbi Andy Bachman, Founder of Brooklyn Jews

1/13/08

Jacob Dayan, Israeli Consul General

1/6/08

Rabbi Mike Comins, Founder of TorahTrek

12/30/07

Ruth Messinger, CEO OF American Jewish World Service

12/23/07

Avigayil Gottlieb, Israeli teacher

12/16/07

Oren Goldfield, Israeli archaeologist

12/9/07

Dr. Rachel Korazim, Director of Distance Learning for Israel’s Jewish Agency

12/2/07

Jen Taylor Friedman, 1st woman scribe and creator of “Tefillin Barbie”

11/25/07

BUSTAN, Israeli Jews and Arabs working for peaceful co-existence in the Negev

11/18/07

Jay Michaelson, writer and teacher on gender issues in Judaism

11/11/07

City of Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon

11/4/07

Ari Goldman, author of “Being Jewish: The Spiritual and Cultural Practice of Judaism Today”

10/28/07

Rabbi Eric Yoffie, President of the Union for Reform Judaism

10/21/07

Liz Lehrman, Founding Artistic Director of the Liz Lehrman Dance Exchange

10/14/07

Rabbi Karyn Kedar, author of “The Bridge to Forgiveness”

10/7/07

Daniel Mendelsohn, author of “The Lost”

9/30/07

Dr. Joel Hoffman, teacher, translator and author

9/23/07

Peninnah Schram, storyteller, teacher, author, and recording artist

9/16/07

Si Frumkin, pioneer in the Soviet Jewry movement

9/9/07

Gregory "Grisha" Nisnevich, Master Classical guitarist

9/2/07

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, speaking on her recent trip to Israel

8/26/07

Dr. Peter Gleick, President of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security

8/19/07

Matt Brooks, Executive Director of the Republican Jewish Coalition

8/12/07

Faye Kellerman, author of Jewish mystery novels

8/5/07

Fifth Anniversary Show with special guest Kinky Friedman!

7/29/07

David Steinberg, comedian, director & producer

7/22/07

Rabbi Iri Kassel, head of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism

7/15/07

Steve Nadler, author of "Rembrandt's Jews"

7/8/07

Danny Bobman, Tucson's former Shaliach, from Israel

7/1/07

Henry Feingold, author of "Silent No More: Saving the Jews of Russia"

6/24/07

Gigi Anders, author of "Jubana: The Awkwardly True and Dazzling Adventures of a Jewish Cubana Goddess"

6/17/07

Neshama Carlebach, singer and songwriter

6/10/07

Nonie Darwish, Founder of Arabs for Israel

6/3/07

Kati Marton, author of "The Great Escape"

5/27/07

Eric Schwartz, Suburban Homeboy

5/20/07

Dara Horn, author of "The World to Come"

5/13/07

Sarah Benor, Hebrew Union College Professor, Yiddish Expert

5/6/07

Rabbi Simcha Weinstein, the Comic Book Rabbi

4/29/07

Yehonatan Lipshutz, violinist from the band Simply Tsfat

4/22/07

Joyce Antler, author of "You Never Call! You Never Write!: A History of the Jewish Mother"

4/15/07

Michael Karpin, author of "The Bomb in the Basement: How Israel Went Nuclear and What That Means for the World"

4/8/07

Professor Tamara Eskenazi, Biblical scholar and editor of the "Women's Torah Commentary"

4/1/07

Moshe Waldoks, author of "The Big Book of Jewish Humor"

3/25/07

Steve Emerson, investigative journalist and author on terrorism

3/18/07

Rita Rudner, comedienne

3/11/07

U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

3/4/07

Larry Miller, comedian

2/25/07

Professor Aaron Wolf, Oregon State University, international water resources & dispute resolution

2/18/07

Chava Alberstein, legendary Israeli singer

2/11/07

Nancy Kaufman, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston

2/4/07

Lyn Schusterman & Sandy Cardin, The Schusterman Family Foundation

1/28/07

Danny Matt, Kabbalistic expert and translator of "The Zohar: Pritzker Edition"

1/21/07

Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Director of Education for the Jewish Funds for Justice

1/14/07

Amy Jill-Levine, author of "The Misunderstood Jew"

1/7/07

Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of Orthodox Union's worldwide Kosher Division

12/31/06

Anne Roiphe, author of "Water from the Well: Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah"

12/24/06

Tiberiu Weisz, author of "The Kaifeng Stone Inscriptions: The Legacy of the Jews in Ancient China"

12/17/06

Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice President of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

12/10/06

Doug Ulman, athlete, cancer survivor and Chief Mission Officer for the Lance Armstrong Foundation

12/3/06

Mary Lou Weisman, author of "My Baby Boomer Baby Book"

11/26/06

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, host of "Shalom in the Home"

11/19/06

Joshua Malina, actor from "West Wing"

11/12/06

Police Chief Susan Manheimer

11/5/06

Drs. Sheldon Marks & Peter Burrows, restoring fertility

10/29/06

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, author of "Jewish Literacy"

10/22/06

Rabbi Elliott Dorff, Rector of the University of Judaism speaking on gay and lesbian rabbis

10/15/06

General Moshe Ya'alon, Former head of the IDF

10/8/06

Rabbi Irwin Kula, Executive Director of CLAL

10/1/06

Samuel Freedman, author of "Jew vs. Jew"

9/24/06

Joel Lurie Grishaver, Jewish educator and innovator

9/17/06

Jay Jay French, founding member of the hard rock band, Twisted Sister

9/10/06

Ben Frank, author of "A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe"

9/3/06

Nancy Pearl, Librarian extraordinaire and author of "Book Lust"

8/27/06

Ilan Stavans, author of "Dictionary Days: A Defining Passion"

8/20/06

Rochelle Krich, Jewish mystery author

8/13/06

Nadav Morag, Director of the Center for Israel Studies at the University of Judaism

8/6/06

Eva Etzioni-Halevy, author of "The Song of Hannah"

7/30/06

Danny Bobman, Maven on Israel

7/23/06

Deb Filler, Comedienne

7/16/06

Rabbi Mark Golub, President & CEO of Shalom TV

7/9/06

Amotz Asa-El, Journalist and Senior Columnist of The Jerusalem Post

7/2/06

Joel Chasnoff, Comedian

6/25/06

Maggie Anton, author of "Rashi's Daughters"

6/18/06

Rabbi and Cantor Baruch J. Cohon for Father's Day & Mark Zakarin, Producer and writer of the new movie" Keeping Up with the Steins"

6/11/06

Bruce Feiler, journalist and author of "Walking the Bible"

6/4/06

Rabbi Joe Black, singer-songwriter

5/28/06

Cantor David "Dudu" Fisher

5/21/06

Jonathan Ross, Storahtelling project

5/14/06

Rodger Kamenetz, poet and author of "The Jew in the Lotus"

5/7/06

Stacy Phillips, divorce in Judaism

4/30/06

Joaquin Ruiz, Mexican Jewry for Cinco de Mayo

4/23/06

Rabbi Amy Schwartzman, women in the rabbinate

4/16/06

Ayelet Waldman, author of mom mystery series

4/9/06

Eric Schockman, MAZON food for the hungry organization

4/2/06

Marge Piercy, poet and author of "Sex Wars"

3/26/06

David Levy, astronomer

3/19/06

Dr. Shulamit Reinharz, images of the new Jewish woman

3/12/06

Andy Besch, the Wine Guy, kosher wines for Passover

3/5/06

Sandy Froman, President, National Rifle Association

2/26/06

Ron Hulda'i, mayor of Tel Aviv

2/19/06

Rabbi David Ellenson, president, Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion

2/12/06

Nancy Schwarzman, Restorative Justice movement

2/5/06

Harry Freund, author of "Love and Noodles"

1/29/06

Rabbi Richard Levy, Author of Pittsburg Principles of the Reform Movement

1/22/06

Catherine Steiner Adair, healing eating disorders

1/15/06

Rabbi Andy Busch, New Orleans' Touro Synagogue

1/8/06

Aaron Lansky, National Yiddish Book Center

1/1/06

Zeidan Atashi, Israeli Druze

12/25/05

Allen Salkin, journalist and author of "Festivus, the Holiday for the Rest of Us"

12/18/05

Robert Pinsky, poet laureate

12/11/05

Michael Wex, Yiddishist & author of "Born to Kvetch"

12/4/05

Mark Helprin, renowned author of "Winter's Tale"

11/27/05

Jules Shell, Reboot Stereophonic founder and filmmaker

11/20/05

Rabbi Yehiel Eckstein, International Fellowship of Christians and Jews

11/13/05

Deborah Dash Moore, author of "G.I. Jews" (Veteran's Day Show)

11/6/05

Peter Riegert, actor and director

10/30/05

Rabbi Reuven Firestone, Islam and Judaism

10/23/05

Rachel Fish, campus activist

10/16/05

Deborah Lipstadt, author of "History on Trial"

10/9/05

Ruth Messinger, American Jewish World Service

10/2/05

Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, author and mystic

9/25/05

Laurel Leff, author of "Buried by the Times"

9/18/05

John Ruskay, CEO of the Jewish Federation of New York

9/11/05

Daniel Pipes, Middle East author, columnist

9/4/05

Ehud Danoch, Israeli Consul General

8/28/05

Tiffany Shlain, WEBBY Awards creator & Jewish filmmaker

8/21/05

Steve Nasatir, President of the Jewish Federation of Chicago

8/14/05

Rabbi Sharon Brous, innovative Conservative Rabbi

8/7/05

3rd Anniversary Show:  Judy Gold, comedienne and former Rosie O'Donnell writer

7/31/05

Doreen Rappaport, Jewish Children's book author

7/24/05

Doug Cotler, singer-songwriter

7/17/05

Larry Broome, Kewl Ju clothes and accessories

7/10/05

Yossi Alpher, Israeli political analyst

7/3/05

Professor Jonathan Sarna, American Jewish Historian

6/26/05

Gary Tobin, demographer of American Jews

6/19/05

Father's Day Show: Rabbi and Cantor Baruch Cohon

6/12/05

Loolwa Khazoom, multicultural author & feminist

6/5/05

Rabbi Jonathan Freirich, Reconstructionist and environmentalist

5/29/05

Rabbi Bonnie Koppell, 1st female US Chaplain

5/22/05

Gershom Gorenberg, Israeli journalist and author

5/15/05

General Yakov Amidror, IDF Major General and political analyst

5/8/05

Harriet Lerner, psychologist and author of “Fear and Other Uninvited Guests” and special guest Claire S. Cohon – Mother’s Day Edition!

5/1/05

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize Winner and author

4/24/05

Lily Tomlin, comedian and film star

4/17/05

Elaine Partnow, author of “The Quotable Jewish Woman”

4/10/05

Neil Sedaka, singer and recording artist

4/3/05

Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg, Kids Kicking Cancer karate program

3/27/05

Peter Yarrow, folksinger, activist, and legend

3/20/05

Phyllis Glazer, cookbook author, “Essential Book of Jewish Festival Cooking”

3/13/05

Laura Lauder, philanthropist, Jewish Day Schools advocate

3/6/05

Raphael Etgar, Coexistence Exhibit Creator and artist

2/27/05

Linda Kaplan Thaler, Madison Avenue advertising star (AFLAC duck, etc.)

2/20/05

Stacy Madison, pita chips entrepreneur & special guest Ehud Barak, former Israeli Prime Minister

2/13/05

Blu Greenberg, Orthodox feminist

2/6/05

Judith Plaskow, feminist theologian, author of “Standing Again at Sinai”

1/30/05

Rabbi Steve Greenberg, Judaism and homosexuality, outreach and inclusion

1/23/05

Professor Byron Sherwin, Jewish-Catholic relations

1/16/05

Howard Zinn, historian

1/9/05

Miri Eisen, woman colonel in the Israel Defense Force, Israel spokesperson

1/2/05

Rhody Cohon and Rabbi Stacia Deutsch, “Blast to the Past” book series authors

12/26/04

Dr. Judith Cohen, Sephardic music

12/19/04

Ambassador Dennis Ross, author, Middle East negotiator

12/12/04

Nina Totenberg, NPR Supreme Court Expert

12/5/04

Andy Borowitz, comedian and author

11/28/04

Daniel Leipnick, creator of the Jewish reality show “The Mazel Tov Chronicles”

11/21/04

Karen Loewy, GLAD, gay and lesbian rights attorney

11/14/04

Kinky Friedman, singer, author and storyteller

11/7/04

Rabbi Micky Boyden, Liberal Judaism in Israel

10/31/04

Cameron Kerry, Jewish brother of presidential elect John Kerry, & Senator John Kyl of Arizona

10/24/04

Rabbi Rami Shapiro, Kabbalist

10/17/04

50 Shekel, Hebe-Hop Rapper

10/10/04

Sara Bloomfield, Director, US Holocaust Museum

10/3/04

Ephraim Isaak, Ethiopian and Yemenite Jewish scholar

9/26/04

Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center

9/19/04

Evan Wolfson, Director of “Freedom to Marry”

9/12/04

Loribeth Weinstein, Director of Jewish Women International

9/5/04

Jonathan Adelman, Professor at the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver

8/29/04

Janet Wallach, Senior Vice President of the Seeds of Peace Organization

8/22/04

Ariel Dorfman, playwright and author of Death and the Maiden

8/15/04

Marc Leepson, author of Saving Monticello: The Levy Family’s Epic Quest to Rescue the House that Jefferson Built

8/8/04

Eve Ensler, playwright of The Vagina Monologues

8/1/04

Jack Greenberg, civil rights attorney

7/25/04

Adrienne Cooper, Yiddish and klezmer singer and conductor

7/18/04

Ariel Dorffman, playwright and author of Death and the Maiden

7/11/04

Mattes Meshei Zahav, Executive Director of ZAKA USA, Rescue and Recovery Organization for terror victims and their bodies in Israel

7/4/04

Chaplain Carlos Huerta, U.S. Military Academy

6/27/04

Emily Levy Shochat, Israeli Heart Fund – 100th Show!

6/20/04

Dara Horn, author of In the Image

6/13/04

Betsy Katz, Executive Director of the Melton Institute for Adult Jewish Education

6/6/04

Amos Oz, renowned Israeli author

5/30/04

Lisa Schiffman, author of Generation J

5/23/04

Sam Glaser, American singer/songwriter

5/16/04

Guillermo Lazo, crytpo-Jew of Kulanu

5/9/04

Lorraine Blass, Senior Planner at United Jewish Communities and Director of the Year 2000 National Population Study

5/2/04

Michael Landsberg, Director of the North American Aliyah

4/25/04

Jane Schapiro, author of Inside a Class Action: The Holocaust and the Swiss Banks

4/18/04

Gottfried Wagner, post-Holocaust dialogue group founder and great-grandson of Richard Wagner

4/11/04

Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, author and expert on children’s spirituality

4/4/04

Rabbi Uri Regev, president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism

3/28/04

Anita Diamant, author of “The Red Tent”

3/21/04

Alexander Safian of CAMERA

3/14/04

Richard Cohen of the Southern Poverty Law Center

3/7/04

Martin Abramowitz, Jewish baseball cards

2/29/04

Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald of the National Jewish Outreach Program

2/22/04

Rabbi Irving Greenberg, head of the Jewish Life Network

2/15/04

William Kristol, neo-conservative commentator and editor

2/8/04

Dr. Daniel Matt, Kabbalah expert, speaking on the Zohar

2/1/04

Hadassah Lieberman, wife of Senator Joseph Lieberman

1/25/04

Yael Dayan, Israeli political activist

1/18/04

Cantor Alberto Mizrahi, “The Jewish Pavarotti”

1/11/04

Dr. Mitchell Schwarzer, professor of architecture and visual image, on Jewish architecture and creating memory through photographs

1/4/04

Rami Kleinstein, Israeli pop/rock star

12/28/03

Sue Hoffman, Shefa Philanthropic Fund

12/21/03

Rabbi Kineret Shiryon of Kehillat Yozma in Modin, Israel, a young reform congregation in the progressive movement in Israel

12/14/03

Joan Nathan, famous cookbook author

12/7/03

Dr. Carol Myers, Biblical Scholar and archaeologist

11/30/03

Stephen Fried, author of "The New Rabbi"

11/23/03

Rebecca Lieberman, daughter of Senator Joe Lieberman

11/16/03

Gary Tenen, discoverer of Kartchner Caverns

11/9/03

Ed Carnot, author of "Is Your Parent in Good Hands?"

11/2/03

Shai Ben T'koah, Israeli newscaster, historian and West Bank settler

10/26/03

Jeremy Cowan, creator of He'Brew Beer

10/19/03

Phyllis Chesler, talking about “The New Anti-Semitism”

10/12/03

Rabbi Rami Shapiro, Kabbalist and mystic

10/5/03

Dan Greenburg, humorist, author and playwright

9/28/03

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, vice president of C.L.A.L.

9/21/03

Velvel Pasternak, Jewish music expert

9/14/03

Andree Aelion Brooks, author and educator on Sephardic culture

9/7/03

Edwin Black, author of “War Against the Weak,” “IBM and the Holocaust”

8/31/03

Rabbi Janet Marder, president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis

8/24/03

Rabbi & Cantor Baruch Cohon, the music of Jewish life

8/17/03

Dr. Steve Dickstein – "The Circumcision Show"

8/10/03

Mayim Bialik, actress ("Blossom")

8/3/03

Ed Asner, actor and activist - 1st Anniversary Show!

7/27/03

Marcia Falk, poet and liturgist

7/20/03

Avi Hoffman, award-winning star of his own show "Too Jewish?" and "Too Jewish, Too!"

7/13/03

Dr. Neil Levin, Milken Musical Archive Project

7/6/03

Yizhar Hess, Israeli Shaliach and meivin, farewell

6/29/03

Josh Pastner, Assistant Basketball Coach of the University of Arizona Wildcats

6/22/03

Eileen Smullson, Executive Director of the Western Division of ARMDI, the Israeli “Red Cross” Magen David Adom

6/15/03

U.S. Congressman Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican

6/8/03

Les Yeux Noirs: A Gypsy Jewish Folk Music Group

6/1/03

Rabbi Tzvi Blanchard, Author of “Embracing Life, Facing Death”, on Jewish Palliative Care

5/25/03

Dr. Mark Chaves, Head of the Sociology Department at the University of Arizona, talking about religious organizations and faith-based initiatives

5/18/03

Ron and Diane Weintraub, talking about being parents of North American Israelis

5/11/03

Dr. David Ruderman, Historian and Chair of the Jewish Studies Department at the University of Pennsylvania

5/4/03

U.S. Congressman Jim Kolbe talks about his recent trip to Jordan and Kuwait

4/27/03

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, President, Union of American Hebrew Congregations

4/20/03

Rabbi Jeffrey Glickman, on Ethiopian Jews and his recent experiences in Ethiopia

4/13/03

Janos Wilder, New Spin on Passover Cooking

4/6/03

Rabbi Kerry Olitsky, Executive Director of the Jewish Outreach Institute

3/30/03

Cantor Robbie Solomon, vocalist for Safam, contemporary Jewish music band

3/23/03

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold, Democrat from Wisconsin

3/16/03

Marge Piercy, author and poet

3/9/03

Jay Zucker, Owner Tucson Sidewinders

3/2/03

Ed Rosenthal, Medicinal Marijuana Mitzvah Martyr

2/23/03

Dr. Tom Kovach, expert on German-Jewish Life and Literature

2/16/03

Rabbi Irwin Kula, CLAL director and host of TV show “Simple Wisdom”

2/9/03

Reverend David Weber and Imam Omar Shahin, Tolerance Team Pulpit Exchange response to National Brotherhood/Sisterhood Week

2/2/03

Dr. Daniel Matt, Kabbalist and translator of the Zohar

1/26/03

Bishop Gerald Kicanas, Diocese of Tucson

1/19/03

Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Provost, University of Judaism, on Conservative Judaism and the Ordination of Gay and Lesbian Rabbis

1/12/03

University students, Judaism and Israel on Campus 2003

1/5/03

Dr. Alan Levenson, psychiatrist, discussing Jewish Guilt

12/29/02

Claude Spingarn, survivor of the “Shanghai Ghetto” internment camps of WW II

12/22/02

Dr. Evan Kligman, Geriatrician, "Grow Old Along With Me"

12/15/02

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch, Executive Director ARZA and co-author of  "One People Two Worlds"

12/8/02

Andrea Levin, Executive Director of CAMERA, media watch organization

12/1/02

Jews in the American Military: Major Nathan Brauner, Major Jill Long, Col. Dan Schafer

11/24/02

Dr. Ira Sheskin, Jewish Demographer

11/17/02

Sharon Kahn, Jewish Mystery Writer

11/10/02

Michael Hammer, Jewish Genetics and “Kohain gene”

11/3/02

David Broza, International Jewish singer and songwriter

10/27/02

U.S. Congressman Jim Kolbe, the Middle East and Israel

10/20/02

Dr. Stuart Hameroff, Consciousness, Kabbalah and God

10/13/02

Danielle Reines Clark, French Holocaust memorials and Serge Klarsfeld

10/6/02

Gary and Sherrie Kay, "To Heal the World", Jewish Social Action

9/29/02

Early Childhood Educators: Raising Jewish Children

9/22/02

Jews in the Wild West: Toby Sydney, preserving a cultural legacy, Stone Avenue Temple

9/15/02

Janos Wilder, Janos Restaurant, a new taste of Jewish cuisine

9/8/02

Rabbi Leo Abrami, Lost and found Jewish communities in Africa

9/1/02

Rabbi & Cantor Baruch Cohon, Jewish Music and Rosh Hashanah

8/25/02

Tom Price, diplomat, the politics of the Middle East and Jews around the world

8/18/02

Yizhar Hess, Israel in the 2nd Intifada

8/11/02

Dr. Leonard Dinnerstein, author of “Antisemitism in America,” Antisemitism

8/4/02

Dr. Hank Kensky, political scientist: "Can a Jew become President?" Joe Lieberman's political campaign