Audio: Afraid of Public Speaking? Allan Kaufman Can Help

Are you afraid of public speaking? Here's some practical advice from an expert and a mentch.
11/20/2013, 11:49 PM

A7 Radio's "The Derech Eretz Show" with Rabbi Elan Adler
Listen Now!
Follow Israel Radio on Twitter and Facebook.
Standing before an audience is a basic fear that so many have. Skills can be learned to make it easier and even enjoyable. What kind of derech eretz does a speaker owe the audience that has taken time to listen? What kind of derech eretz does an audience owe the speaker? How important is humor in a speech? How does one avoid the 10 biggest public speaking mistakes? Our guest, Allan Kaufman, is an expert on these questions and is the President of Allan and Allan Inc, offering classes and workshops and seminars on how to maximize the trust of an audience and vindicate their derech eretz by giving a quality speech worth hearing. Allan can be reached at where you can inquire about his books and other offerings. 

For questions or comments you can reach me at

* To download the mp3 click the down arrow or right-click here.
* For podcast archives click the right arrow or click here.

Keep that derech eretz thing going, my friends, and have a great week. Shalom!

Rabbi Elan Adler served as a pulpit Rabbi for 25 years in Stamford, Ct and Baltimore, Md prior to making aliyah in 2010. Rabbi Adler received his Smicha from Yeshiva University, had the privilege of being an aide to Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik for two years, was an activist Rabbi in support of Israel and aliyah, and served as the President of the Baltimore Board of Rabbis. During his tenure as a Rabbi, he was known for being an engaging speaker and teacher, never failing to make easy connections with Jewish people as well as the non-Jewish and African American community. While serving congregations, he was appreciated for being welcoming, embracing of all people, and bringing congregants closer to their Jewish heritage. For more information on Rabbi Adler visit
INR Latest Shows >>