The mission of the Atlanta Jewish Times Podcast is to create a sense of community throughout the geographically dispersed Jewish people of greater Atlanta. The AJT accomplishes its mission through the timely dissemination of local news and important national Jewish and Israeli interests; support of local synagogue, nonprofit and cultural endeavors and events; the announcement of family simchas and lifecycle events; thought-provoking dialogue and debate on current issues and Jewish ideas; and the strengthening of the bonds and understanding of Jewish culture, tradition and family.
Jeff Silberblatt, the host of “Jewish Times” brings a memorable radio voice, accustomed to serving as a voice-over actor in radio commercials. He has a 22-year history managing broadcast programming for radio stations and groups across the country and has worked with CBS radio, Clear Channel Communications (now iHeartMedia), Viacom and Cumulus Media.
He managed radio stations in Michigan, Washington, D.C., and Honolulu before coming to Atlanta to manage Peach 94.9.
As a broadcast manager he rubbed shoulders with celebrities, including Elton John, Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen, and while in Hawaii, he was part of a production team that produced sold-out concerts at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu starring Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, The Rolling Stones and Ricky Martin.
He is an experienced integrated marketer with strong and respected management experience and success.
Has expertise in all things SEO/ SEM, Social, Behavioral Targeting, Linear and OTT Connected TV. Understand how to propose, present and execute both strategic digital and traditional marketing plans to clients. Jeff has strong presenting skills and a thorough understanding of how to gain the client’s trust.
Kaylene Ladinksy Bio:
Atlanta Jewish Times’ Kaylene Ladinsky, has been with the AJT since January 2011. She has served the AJT as a writer, business manager, associate publisher throughout her tenure and now serves as the newspaper’s editor and managing publisher. She is a recipient of multiple Simon Rockower Jewish Journalism Awards, nationally recognized as a Marquis Who’s Who of American and Who’s Who of America’s Women of Influence,currently serves as an executive board member for the American Jewish Press Association and Atlanta Jewish Life Foundation, as well as an active member of the National Newspaper Association.
News and community relations took priority when becoming founder and president of Americans United with Israel Corporation, a charitable 501(c)3 NGO based in Atlanta, Georgia in 2009.
She has 15 years of experience in corporate mediation representing many Fortune 500 clients, including FEDEX, Muzak and Citibank. Kaylene’s passions include her family, community, educating and rallying diverse “Americans” in support of Israel.
Kaylene has degrees in Business Administration from Northwestern University of Ohio and Criminology from Iowa Community College. She is married to Lou Ladinsky and they have three adult children together.