Meaningful People

Meaningful People
There are so many Jewish personalities and big people in the world. They all have a story on how they became who they are today. Deep, unboundedly interesting, fun and uplifting, Meaningful People Podcast is a weekly opportunity for Nachi & Yaakov to talk to the Jewish world’s meaningful people.

Rabbi Moshe Don Kestenbaum
Jul 11 • 65 min
How do we work on our middos? What does it take to be a good parent? What do us as human beings crave most? This week we got to sit down with world-renowned mechanech, author, and speaker, who counsels both parents and teens in NY and NJ. He is the author…
Rabbi Paysach Krohn
Jul 4 • 71 min
R’ Paysach J. Krohn is known as one of the best story tellers in the world. He is also known as a very popular mohel, author, rabbi, and lecturer on topics related to ethics and spiritual growth. He is the author of the bestselling “Maggid” series of…
Dovid Bashevkin
Jun 27 • 71 min
David Bashevkin, also known as @DBashIdeas on Twitter, is known as a deep thinker and for his comedic genius. He is a writer and professor based in New Jersey. He is currently Director of Education of NCSY, an Orthodox Union youth group. In 2014, Dovid…
Rabbi Moshe Weinberger
Jun 20 • 63 min
As the morah d’asrah of Congregation Aish Koshesh in Woodmere, NY, Rabbi Weinberger has become a pillar in the community and beyond. He has been involved in Jewish outreach for over 30 years having inspired countless Jews. A noted speaker, Rabbi…
Zahava Farbman - Trauma Expert
Jun 13 • 53 min
Traumatic experiences are difficult to get through. In walks, the “traumatologist”, Zahava Farbman also known as the associate director of crisis intervention, trauma and bereavement services of Chai Lifeline’s Project Chai. Zahava helps the families of…
Benny Friedman
Jun 6 • 67 min
Born in Minneapolis, MN to a family of Chabad Shluchim, Benny Friedman began his musical career at the age of 13 singing for locals around the neighborhood. Recognizing the power of music and it’s ability to inspire, he dedicated many hours to vocal…
Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter
May 23 • 62 min
Growing up in Teaneck, NJ, Rabbi Senter’s parents raised him to develop a deep love and yearning for knowledge and Torah. In 2006, Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter founded Yeshivas Aderes Hatorah in Israel, on the philosophy that “every talmid with a desire to…
Zvi Gluck
May 16 • 74 min
Zvi Gluck has immersed himself in community activism from a young age. Passionate about crisis intervention, Zvi has founded Amudim in 2014, an organization dedicated to helping victims of addiction, sexual abuse, and trauma. Please keep in mind that this…
Rabbi Ari Dembi
May 9 • 54 min
Since 1997, R’ Ari Dembitzer has spent his Summers as head counselor for Chai Lifeline’s Camp Simcha where his energetic positivity lifts the spirits of sick children. Having grown up in Brooklyn, he has since lived in Israel and now resides in Omaha,…
Rabbi Yaakov Bender
Apr 25 • 43 min
Rabbi Yaakov Bender, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Darchei Torah, has become one of the world’s greatest leaders of Torah education today. A pioneer of ideas in chinuch and parenting, he has helped turn Yeshiva Darchei Torah into the internationally…
Charlene Aminoff
Apr 18 • 64 min
Charlene Aminoff is the founder & CEO at Gali’s Couture Wigs, public speaker, life-style/emunah influencer, wife and mother of five. Her life took a very drastic turn one day and she has been using her experience to bring others closer to Hashem ever…
Charlie Harary
Apr 4 • 58 min
Charlie Harary is a world-renowned lecturer and author whose topics range from personal growth to business strategy and productivity. For the previous two decades, he’s enlightened both the Jewish and secular worlds with his knowledge on personal success,…
Uncle Moishy
Mar 28 • 50 min
For over 40 years, Uncle Moishy has captured the hearts of Jewish children across the world with his imaginative and inspiring songs and videos. Moishy Tanenbaum, the man behind it all, sits down with Nachi Gordon and Yaakov Langer to discuss everything…
Rabbi Eytan Feiner
Mar 18 • 72 min
A brilliant Torah scholar and beacon of inspiration, Rabbi Eytan Feiner— Rav of Congregation Kneseth Israel (“The White Shul”) in Far Rockaway, New York—sits down with Meaningful Peoples’ Yaakov Langer and Nachi Gordon to discuss how he got to where he is…
What Is “Meaningful People”?
Mar 15 • 2 min
We are all meaningful in our own way. Here’s what we do on Meaningful People Podcast.