guests

Richard Wetzell

Dr. Richard Wetzell is a Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington DC, editor of the GHI’s Bulletin, and an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University. He studied at Swarthmore College (BA) and did his graduate work in European history at Columbia University (MA) and Stanford University (Ph.D). He was a Postdoctoral fellow…

Sonya Weisburd

Sonya Weisburd is the Edlavitch DCJCC Director of Social Justice and Volunteer Programs. Sonya joined the EDCJCC’s Morris Cafritz Center for Community Service in 2015 from the American Jewish Committee (AJC), where she was the Assistant Director for International Jewish Affairs working on anti-Semitism and other Jewish advocacy issues world-wide. Prior to AJC, Sonya ran…

Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist, professional speaker and author of Heard Mentality and We Need To Talk: How To Have Conversations That Matter. In her 20-year career in public radio, she has been the Executive Producer of On Second Thought at Georgia Public Radio and anchored programs including Tell Me More, Talk of the…

Marion Usher

Dr. Marion Usher has been working with Interfaith Couples for the past 25 years. With her experience of seeing over 700 couples in her workshop, she counsels couples, parents and grandparents to help them construct a new and inclusive religious life. This year she published her book, “One Couple Two Faiths; Stories of Love and…

Rob Lattin

Rob Lattin is the Associate Regional Director for the ADL Washington D.C. Regional Office (DC, MD, NC, VA). He oversees the management of the Regional Operations Department, to include community relations, incident response, government affairs, law enforcement relations and communications. Prior to joining ADL, he was the National Assistant Director of Communications for the American Israel Public…

Jacob Kader

Jacob Kader is a writer, director, and producer. He made his Off-Broadway debut as Co-Author of Food and Fadwa at New York Theater Workshop in 2012. The play has been translated into Arabic and has been produced or had a staged reading in Abu Dhabi, Beirut, Iowa, and Minneapolis. Jacob’s feature script Small Victories was…

Bruce Sabath

Bruce Sabath is a New York-based actor, working in theatre, film, TV and commercials – he plays Leyzer-Volf in Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. Recent NYC credits include: Larry in Company (Tony Award, Best Revival), Cagney (NYC/LA), Follies, Hello Again, The Gig, Platinum, Jerusalem Syndrome. Regional theater credits include: Fiddler on the Roof (Tevye,…

Jennifer Babiak

Jennifer Babiak performs as Golde in Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. Prior broadway and touring credits include Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story (Maria), Grease (Sandy), Evita (Mistress). Regional theater credits include:My Fair Lady (Eliza), Jekyll and Hyde (Emma), Lincoln in Love (Mary Todd). Babiak is a graduate of NYU Steinhardt.

Bill Newcott

Bill Newcott is film critic for The Saturday Evening Post and creator of AARP’s Movies For Grownups franchise. His reviews, interviews and videos appear on his website, MoviesForTheRestOfUs.com, which recently won a national Mature Media Award. His long-running weekly radio show, Movies For Grownups, won the Gracie Award for Best Entertainment Program and his YouTube…