Starting this coming Wednesday, March 16th, we’ll be moving to a new internet radio home: at BlogTalkRadio.
This week’s guest will be Kim Amzallag, Director of Sales and Marketing for the new and exciting Kosher Inspired food magazine. She is an advertising sales and media professional and has been in the business since 1982. During her 29 year career she’s been been involved in sales development and led many wildly successful sales teams, most recently as launch publisher for Jewish Living Magazine. Her prior magazine experience includes successful stints as Director of Luxury Goods for Western Interiors and Design Magazine, Travel & Leisure, Golf, Brides, Saveur, Garden Design and GQ Magazine.
She has taught Sephardic cooking classes at the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, regularly cooks and entertains in her home and has been widely influenced by her Italian mother and her Moroccan husband’s family, customs and cuisine.
She’s a ba’alas tshuva, a dynamic and inspirational public speaker for various Jewish organizations, including the Manhattan Sephardic Congregation of which she and her husband are founding members. For the last 10 years She has been teaching the Crash Free Hebrew Reading Program, enabling many Jews to read Hebrew, overcome their fears and participate fully as full fledged members of the synagogue. Her weekly class spills over into parshah and basic Judaism.
She has continued her own Torah studies with Rabbi Yosef Kalatsky, Rebbetzin Leah Kohn, Dr. Shera Aronoff-Tuchman for the last 20 years; she mentored University students for 15 years with The Jewish Heritage Program, a college based Jewish Outreach program. Currently, she’s hard at work on a book about converts to Judaism and lives with her husband and 3 children in Manhattan.
Please tune in to this informative and entertaining interview, here, at 8:00pm Eastern time on Wednesday, the 16th of March.