About the Author


Salvador Litvak

Salvador Litvak was born in Santiago, Chile and moved to New York at age five. He graduated Harvard College, NYU Law, and the director’s program at UCLA Film School. His first movie, the raucous & inspiring When Do We Eat? (Max Greenfield, Jack Klugman, Ben Feldman, Shiri Appleby, Lesley Ann Warren), became a worldwide Passover tradition. His most recent film, Saving Lincoln, explores the close friendship between Abraham Lincoln and his bodyguard Ward Hill Lamon. Sal wrote both films with his wife, Nina Davidovich Litvak. As the Accidental Talmudist, Sal shares daily posts on Jewish wisdom, history and humor with over a million followers.


Searching for Antonio in the Streets of LA

A band of Jews come together to help a homeless man.

The Goering Brothers: Heredity is Not Destiny

While Herman Goering was killing Jews, his brother worked tirelessly to save them.

Thanksgivukkah & American Jews Colossal Blunder

Has Hanukkah in America become a testament to assimilation?

Curing Jewish Ignorance

Too many Jews are turning their back on something they don’t even know. I was one of them.

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