Are You Coming Back? - A Personal Conversation About The Jewish Future With Sal Litvak

Episode 253 · December 7th, 2020 · 51 mins 23 secs

About this Episode

Sit down with author, writer, and Torah-spreader Sal Litvak as Rabbi Cantor Chorny enters her first “Are You Coming Back?” conversation with a congregant. Learn how Sal sees each of the multi-faceted connections with the Jewish community having transformed under COVID, from tiny neighborhood prayer gatherings to spiritual connections in his own family. This wide-ranging conversations covers everything from golf to guns to Gemara, all on the way to the final question - Are you coming back?

Sal Litvak is an author, filmmaker, and spiritual leader. He was born in Santiago, Chile and moved to New York at age five. Sal graduated from Harvard College, NYU Law, and UCLA Film. His first movie, the raucous and inspiring When Do We Eat?, became a cult hit and Passover tradition. His next film, the historical epic Saving Lincoln, explored the 16th president’s crisis of faith as he leads the nation through its darkest hours. The film pioneered a new visual style called CineCollage that places actors within a world crafted from authentic period photography. Sal created both films with his wife and writing partner, Nina Davidovich Litvak. A pair of miracles propelled Sal on his faith journey, leading him to become the Accidental Talmudist. He and Nina share daily posts on Jewish wisdom, history, and humor with over one million followers in 70 countries.