Joseph Telushkin, named by Talk Magazine as one of the 50 best speakers in the United States, is the author of Jewish Literacy: The Most Important Things to Know About the Jewish Religion, Its People and Its History — the most widely selling book on Judaism of the past two decades. He has also authored the two-volume A Code of Jewish Ethics, a comprehensive presentation of Jewish teachings on the vital topic of personal character and integrity. In 2007, A Code of Jewish Ethics won the National Jewish Book Award as the Jewish book of the year.
Rabbi Telushkin’s literary output also includes four novels, teleplays and a screenplay.His recent book, Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History, is a New York Times bestseller, and has been hailed by the Wall Street Journal as “mesmerizing,” and by Ruth Messinger as “an astounding personal biography.”
He lectures throughout the United States and Canada, and lives with his wife Dvorah in New York City.
Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, spiritual leader, scholar, ethicist, is the acclaimed author of fourteen nonfiction books. He lives with his wife Dvorah in New York City and lectures regularly throughout the United States.