Interview with Stanley Fischman

June 5, 2012

Tune in to Savitsky Talks on Wednesday, June 6, at 4:15pm, to hear author Stanley Fischman discuss his book, Seven Steps to “Mentschhood:” How to Help Your Child Become a Mentsch.

Savitsky Talks is a radio show hosted by former president of the Orthodox Union, Steve Savitsky.


A ‘seven-step program’ for youths: teaching parents how to turn children into ‘mentschen’

March 16, 2012

by Larry Yudelson

Stanley Fischman wants his students to do the right thing — and more.

Fischman, director of general studies at the Ben Porat Yosef day school in Paramus, has just published a book encapsulating the moral lessons he has been teaching fourth graders.

“Seven Steps to ‘Menstschhood’: How to Help Your Child Become a Mentsch” is designed to enable parents to use classic Jewish principles as a framework for discussing the real challenges of ethics and character that children face.

It is based on a weekly course he has been teaching fourth-graders for more than a decade.

The seven principles start with Read the rest of this entry »


Stanley Fischman WABC radio podcast

February 26, 2012

Stanley Fischman, author of The Seven Steps to “Mentschhood”, was interviewed on the longest running program on WABC Radio 77, Religion on the Line, on February 12, 2012. Listen to the podcast from mark 90.