Radio and Television
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.