Ep. 10 // "America Is Nisht Andersh" with Rebbetzin Bassie Garelik
Rebbetzin Bassie Garelik is one of the earliest shluchim, having been sent to Italy over 60 years ago.
She was also born in the United States, growing up in Pittsburgh, which is why I wanted to have her on the podcast to discuss what it was like to grow up in America before Lubavitch - and indeed Yiddishkeit - was established here the way it is today.
We discussed what it was like to grow up in her parent's home, and what has and hasn't changed in the generations since.
Mrs. Sandy Weinbaum lives in London, England where she, together with her husband, Dr. Bunim, directs the London Jewish Family Center.
Mrs. Weinbaum's story begins sixty years ago with a shliach knocking on the door of her father's office and comes full circle today with her having raised...
R' Mendel Duchman lives in Los Angeles and is a businessman, business coach and motivational speaker.
He is also, to my mind, one of today's most outspoken motivators and cheerleaders for shluchim and Lubavitch around the world.
But while R' Mendel very much lives in "today," he is also a...