Wednesdays 9am; replay Mondays 9am
Gary Max chats to the people who help shape our Jewish community. Politicians, communal leaders, authors and more are Talking to the Max in between quirky songs and unbelievable tales from the golf course.
Max has a keen understanding of Melbourne’s Jewish community communications needs. He has decades of experience in PR, government and media relations for leading Australian businesses and has been and remains involved in a number of Melbourne Jewish community organisations.
In Talking to the Max, Gary keeps us up to date with communal issues, news, as well as showcasing achievements of individuals and organisations. The show’s style is light and chatty, but with questions that delve into all the issues.
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6 Jul 2021, 10am Talking to the Max MDA’s International Relations Manager Uriel Goldberg joined rescuers in South Florida
25 May 2021, 10am Talking to the Max Jonathan Pearlman, Editor of the Jewish Quarterly. May edition includes articles by Simon Schama and Deborah Lipstadt
17 Mar 2021, 9am Talking to the Max MP James Newbry and Jewish Holocaust Centre’s Jayne Josem
17 Feb 2021, 9am Talking to the Max UIA’s Jeff Feldman and Courage to Care’s Mike Zervos
23 Dec 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Mary Li, wife of Mao’s Last Dancer discusses her book, Mary’s Last Dance…Ron Jontof Hutter discusses his composition, Kristalnacht Cantata and current world threats to peace
16 Dec 2020, 9am Talking to the Max David Southwick and Zak Gelfand were Talking to the Max
9 Dec 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Josh Burns MP and ECAJ’s Julie Nathan were Talking to the Max
25 Nov 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Sen James Paterson and outgoing JCCV President Jennifer Huppert
11 Nov 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Bruce Wolpe on the US election; Vic Alhadeff, CEO NSW JBD
4 Nov 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Bram Presser, Melb Jewish Book Week; Author Harry Lew
28 Oct 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Bruce Wolpe on the US election, Elka Gaensler on the MBD’s Get Dignity community survey
14 Oct 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Jeff Feldman, UIA; CSG and Hatzolah a new App for the community
7 Oct 2020, 10am Talking to the Max ZFA’s Jeremy Leibler..Melb Council candidates Beverley Pinder and Beverley Honig..AUJS Pres Gabi Agostin
30 Sep 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Perspectives on Yom Kippur in lockdown, Glen Eira candidate Alan Grossbard
23 Sep 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Dassi Erlich; Glen Eira Council candidates David Zyngier and Phil De’Ath
2 Sep 2020, 9am Talking to the Max UJEB’s Tal Spinrad, online learning; and Rabbi Moshe Silberhaft, South Africa’s Travelling Rabbi
26 Aug 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Dave Sharma MHR on Israel-UAE; Seumas Spark on Dunera Lives – Profiles and Ron Reichwald on 80th anniversary of the Dunera landing
12 Aug 2020, 9am Talking to the Max Dean Hurlston, Ratepayers Vic; Bernadette Pearce and David Margetts, Save Glen Eira