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"Who is wise? One who learns from every person."
- Ben Zoma, Avot 4:1

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I'm Sal Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist. My wife Nina and I share Jewish wisdom, humor, and music with over a million followers on Facebook. We also produce a weekly live show seen in over 70 countries.

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The amazing tale of Princess Alice, the deaf British royal who sheltered Jews in her home during the Holocaust.


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- Rabbi Akiva, Avot 3:15


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