For over 45 years, Uncle Moishy has entertained, inspired, and educated. Moish Tannenbaum takes his job quite seriously, and amazingly, after all these years, he has not lost a step. In honor of the release of a brand new bestselling storybook and music album, Inside ArtScroll sat down with Uncle Moishy, giving us an exclusive inside look behind the Jewish world’s most well-known entertainer, taking a trip down memory lane and learning about what keeps everyone’s favorite uncle going. It’s an uplifting conversation full of insight and inspiration.
To purchase the new Uncle Moishy book and album, CLICK HERE.
Rabbi Shai Graucher is a popular author who has brought Rav Chaim Kanievsky’s teachings to the English-speaking public in works such as his five-volume Rav Chaim Kanievsky on Chumash, Rav Chaim Kanievsky on Zemiros, and his brand new release, Rav Chaim Kanievsky on Tehillim. Reb Shai is a member of Rav Chaim’s inner circle and a fixture in his home, serving as a conduit for countless communications with the gadol hador. Almost no one outside of Rav Chaim’s family is as familiar with the goings-on at 23 Rechov Rashbam as Reb Shai is. In honor of the release of his brand new volume, Inside ArtScroll welcomed Reb Shai, who had traveled in to the United States from Israel, to discuss his latest work and share fascinating firsthand stories and accounts about Rav Chaim. This interview is enthralling, captivating and uplifting. Enjoy!
To purchase the new Rav Chaim Kanievsky on Tehillim, CLICK HERE.
ArtScroll’s Kleinman Edition Mishkan DVD was a groundbreaking computer program that brought the Mishkan and the Bigdei Kehunah to life. The Kleinman Edition Mishkan sefarim in Hebrew and English, with their high-resolution photorealistic images and clear, detailed explanations, have become the standard in homes, schools, and shuls throughout the world, used by gedolei Yisrael and children, laymen and talmidei chachamim.
This Inside ArtScroll interview gives us a fascinating glimpse of how they were produced.
Chananya Kramer of Kol-Rom Multimedia and ArtScroll’s Rabbi Avrohom Biderman join to give us the exciting behind-the-scenes story and share some interesting factoids.
So join the trip as they take us from Brooklyn to New Orleans, Baltimore to the Ukraine, to create these amazing projects. This interview was conducted in time for the current parshiyos hashovua, which discuss the design and construction of the Mishkan and the Bigdei Kehunah.
To purchase The Mishkan book, CLICK HERE.
On the eve of Auschwitz Liberation Day (January 27, 1945), this newest episode of Inside ArtScroll (Episode 2:3) features an interview with Rabbi Yosef C. Golding, author of the best-selling Holocaust chronicle, Faith Amid the Flames: The story of Reb Yosef Friedenson and the Kiddush Hashem he witnessed and created.
In this episode, host Rabbi Yitzchok Hisiger speaks to Rabbi Golding about his late father-in-law and the world-wide reaction to this book, as well as the lessons he gained from his decades at Agudath Israel of America, as Executive Director of RCCS, and as COO of the Siyum Hashas. This is an important conversation for now, and for all generations to come.
To purchase Faith Amid the Flames, CLICK HERE.
The newest episode of Inside ArtScroll features an interview with Rav Yaakov Bender, rosh yeshivah of Yeshivah Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway. Rav Bender has just released a new sefer, Rav Yaakov Bender on Chumash, exploring many of the Chumash’s timely and contemporary messages of strength, hope and chizuk. He begins with an insight on the parashah, and then shows us how the eternal and holy words of the Chumash are so relevant to us.
Rav Bender believes in you. And in me. And in every Jew.
He believes in our potential for greatness. In our capacity to face challenges with joy and courage. In our ability to change, to grow, to achieve. And he knows that all these things come from the spirit and power of the Torah and the beis medrash.
In his new sefer, as he discusses in this enlightening interview, he gently helps us find our own strengths and reach ever higher.
And he tells stories. So many stories! Rav Bender shares personal memories of his illustrious family. He brings us rare and often unknown stories about the gedolim we know and revere.
We know Rav Bender as a gifted mechanech, a distinguished talmid chacham, a visionary rosh yeshivah, a man completely devoted to his talmidim. We admire his warmth, his passion, and the love he has for Klal Yisrael. Experience all this – and more! – in this interview, and in the new sefer, which can be purchased HERE.
The newest episode of Inside ArtScroll features an interview with Rabbi Binyomin Paskesz, who has made it his mission to spread the Torah of the author of Zera Shimshon, Rav Shimshon Chaim Nachmani, who made a promise over two hundred years ago to those who learn his sefarim that they will be blessed with "children, praise, health, parnassah wealth, and honor.”
This interview highlights the newly-released ArtScroll Zera Shimshon on Chumash, translated and elucidated, the first of a ten-volume monumental project. Rabbi Paskesz provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the Zera Shimshon phenomenon has taken off, how he got involved, and how the beautiful insights of the Zera Shimshon are changing lives. You can purchase the new elucidated Zera Shimshon HERE.
The newest episode of Inside ArtScroll features an interview with brothers Shimon Kolyakov and Rubin Kolyakov, founders of TorahAnytime.com, the world’s largest Torah website. In this interview, we are given an inside look at how, in 2006, Shimon and Rubin, both of the Queens, NY Bukharian community, started TorahAnytime in order to give people the ability to experience Torah classes wherever they were, whenever they wanted. Today, TorahAnytime is the largest library of originally recorded Torah videos in the world, with 120,000+ Torah videos from more than 1,000 different speakers. Shimon and Rubin’s history is fascinating, and the details of how these two unlikely Torah ambassadors came to be involved in the largest online Torah dissemination effort are captivating. Sit back and enjoy!
The newest episode of Inside ArtScroll features an interview with Jewish radio legend Nachum Segal. Nachum has hosted his Jewish Moments in the Morning - commonly abbreviated as JM in the AM – program since September 1983…and he hasn’t lost a step. Nachum’s presentation of music, news, and community events has accompanied tens of thousands of listeners through their morning routine for decades. When not behind the radio microphone, Nachum can be found serving as master of ceremonies for major concerts and Jewish events. As the Nachum Segal Network continues to make its mark on Jewish life, Inside ArtScroll sat down with the iconic radio personality for a candid, fun, refreshing and entertaining conversation. Enjoy!
The newest episode of Inside ArtScroll features Daniel Retter, an attorney by profession, who undertook to compile a complete index of the entire Shas. The newly expanded and updated Hebrew HaMafteach® HaChadash, encompassing all of Shas Bavli and Mishnayos in one volume, has received the approbation of Rav Chaim Kanievsky, Rav Aharon Leib Shteinman, Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky, and other Torah leaders, who recognized its magnificence in enabling anyone – man, woman or child – to locate virtually every topic, saying, anecdote, maxim, parable, significant subject matter, Talmudic and rabbinical law, Biblical exegesis, and Biblical and Talmudic personalities mentioned in Shas Bavli and Mishnayos. HaMafteach® HaChadash includes 78,102 subject matter entries and sub-entries, with 92,400 Talmudic and Mishnayos sources. In this interview, we find out why Mr. Retter, whose vocation involves legalities related to immigration and real estate, made this endeavor – indexing all of Shas – his life’s passion. He shares interesting anecdotes, including Rav Chaim Kanievsky’s fascinating response upon looking something up in HaMafteach®.
The newest episode of Inside ArtScroll features Rabbi Yisroel Besser, renowned writer and biographer, who has just released a new volume on Nishmas. For the first time ever in English, Rabbi Besser gives us a whole new understanding of the magnificent words of this tefillah, with a sweeping, fresh and contemporary commentary, full of enlightening stories and insights that illustrate the many concepts discussed in Nishmas. In this interview, Rabbi Besser takes us behind the scenes, sharing some fascinating insights shared by Rav Chaim Kanievsky specifically for this new publication. With this book, you can join the “Nishmas army,” those committed to saying Nishmas regularly, a concept suggested by Rebbetzin Batsheva Kanievsky, who’d received the tradition from her revered father-in-law, the Steipler Gaon. Rabbi Besser discusses the secrets of prayer itself hidden within the words of this tefillah, thanksgiving and entreaty merging in every line and phrase.