Los Angeles Times
“An amazingly gifted man and moralist whose mission in life has been crystallized – ‘to get people obsessed with what is right and wrong.’”
“One of America’s five best speakers.” Radio/TV Personality Tom Snyder” To my mind, Dennis Prager is the best radio talk show host in America.”
“One of the ten most powerful people in Los Angeles. . . a moral compass.”
Radio and Television
Dennis Prager is one of America’s most respected radio talk show hosts. He has been broadcasting on radio in Los Angeles since 1982. His popular show became nationally syndicated in 1999 and airs live, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon (Pacific Time) from his home station, KRLA. Widely sought after by television shows for his opinions, he’s appeared on Larry King Live, Hardball, Hannity & Colmes, CBS Evening News, The Today Show and many others.
- In August of 2003, Simon and Schuster reissued Dennis’ totally revised seminal work on anti-Semitism, Why the Jews, co-written with Joseph Telushkin.
- Happiness Is A Serious Problem, was published in February, 1998 by HarperCollins and was best seller for fifteen consecutive weeks on the Los Angeles Times best seller list
- Think A Second Time(HarperCollins), 1996 contains 44 essays on 44 different subjects. Bill Bennett called it “one of those rare books that can change an intelligent mind.” USA Today columnist and professor of law Susan Estrich called it “Brilliant, a tour de force.”
- The Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism, Simon and Schuster, co-written with Joseph Telushkin has been translated into nearly a dozen languages, and is the most widely used introduction to Judaism in the world. It is still a best-seller in paperback over 20 years after it’s release.
Dennis has engaged in interfaith dialogue with Catholics at the Vatican, Muslims in the Persian Gulf, Hindus in India, and Protestants at Christian seminaries throughout America. For ten years, he conducted a weekly interfaith dialogue on radio with representatives of virtually every religion in the world. New York’s Jewish Week described Dennis Prager as “one of the three most interesting minds in American Jewish Life.”
Since 1992, he has been teaching the Bible verse-by- verse at the University of Judaism. All the lectures are available on audio and video tape.
Journals and Articles
Dennis writes a syndicated column (Creators Syndicate) that is published in newspapers across the country and on the Internet. His writings have also appeared in major national and international publications including, Commentary, The Weekly Standard and The Wall Street Journal. His essay on homosexuality and civilization was awarded the $10,000 Amy Foundation First Prize.
Academia and International Affairs
Mr. Prager was a Fellow at Columbia University’s School of International Affairs, where he did graduate work at the Middle East and Russian Institutes. He has taught Russian and Jewish history at Brooklyn College; and was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the U.S. Delegation to the Vienna Review Conference on the Helsinki Accords. He holds an honorary doctorate of laws from Pepperdine University.
Mr. Prager has lectured on all seven continents, in 45 U.S. states and in nine of Canada’s 10 provinces. He has lectured in Russian in Russia, and in Hebrew in Israel.
In 2002 Dennis produced a documentary Israel in a Time of Terror, a compelling look at how the average Israeli deals with the daily threat of terror. It has been shown at colleges, universities, churches and synagogues across the country. Dennis has also written and produced three best-selling comedy videos on values. For Goodness Sake, directed by David Zucker (Naked Gun), For Goodness Sake II directed by Trey Parker (South Park).
Mr. Prager periodically conducts orchestras, and has introduced hundreds of thousands of people to classical music.