Dennis Prager, a conservative radio personality, recently came under criticism for insulting fifth grade students in a weird diatribe that disapproved of a positive blackboard. On a recent episode of his radio show, Prager read a sign that read:
“You make the world a better place.”
The post was immediately labeled “stupid” by the host, who ridiculed the idea that fifth-graders can make the world a better place:
“What an idiotic message. Furthermore, it is not true. What has a fifth-grader done to make the world a better place because he or she lives in it?”
Dennis Prager is a successful author, educator and conservative radio host. He is best known for hosting The Dennis Prager Show, a nationally syndicated radio show. A video of Prager’s latest comments surfaced on social media. When the video went viral, numerous individuals reprimanded the radio host for his comments about fifth grade students.
“This is a really silly statement,” Twitter exclaimed Dennis Prager’s comments about fifth-graders.
Dennis Prager, a radio announcer and speaker, was found in hot water after criticizing a positive blackboard claiming fifth graders are incapable of changing the world. When the video of his statements went viral, several social media users turned to Twitter to criticize the media personality:
Maybe talking to their parents…or a friend…this is a very stupid comment.
— Jeff Greenfield (@greenfield64) September 17, 2022
Dennis Prager accidentally tells about himself. Listen to what he says about his father at the end. My takeaway: Please love your kids or they may turn out to be conservative. https://t.co/gSItiWW7bd
— Cenk Uyghur (@cenkuygur) September 16, 2022
As internet criticism mounts, it remains to be seen whether Prager will tackle the issue and explain his stance in the coming days.
Everything you need to know about Dennis Prager
Dennis Prager was born on August 2, 1948 in New York to Max and Hilda Prager. He grew up in a contemporary Orthodox Jewish family and attended Flatbush’s Yeshiva Jewish Day School. After graduation, he attended Brooklyn College and studied history and Middle Eastern studies. Prager took a few classes at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and the University of Leeds before deciding to pursue further studies.
In addition, he received an honorary doctorate in law from Pepperdine University. Prager’s professional career began in 1969 when he was contracted to go to the Soviet Union to interview Soviet Jews while studying in England. Upon his return, he was recruited by the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry organization and soon became the team’s spokesperson. In 1976 Prager was also appointed director of the Brandeis-Bardin Institute.
In 1982, the Brooklyn native was hired to anchor Religion on the Line, a Sunday evening religious discussion program on Los Angeles commercial radio station KABC. In addition, he began producing a quarterly magazine, Ultimate Issues, in 1985, which grew into a biweekly magazine in 1995, The Prager Perspective. worldwide more than 50 times a year. The media celebrity also had a successful writing career. He co-wrote and published his first book, The Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism, with Joseph Telushkin in 1975. He went on to write other books over the years, including Think a Second Time in 1996.
Dennis Prager’s work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and Commentary, in addition to his nine published books. Creators Syndicate manages the majority of his pieces, which run on websites like National Review Online and Jewish World Review, among others. Prager also contributes biweekly to The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles.
According to his official website, he has conducted several symphony orchestras, most notably in famous institutions such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Together with his producer Allen Estrin, the media figure has developed a website called PragerU. The website produces five-minute films from a conservative perspective on political, economic and social issues.
Prager has received several awards during his career, including the Excellence in Commentary Award from the American Jewish Press Association and the Amy Foundation First Prize for his essays in Moment Magazine. Dennis Prager was previously married to Janice Adelstein, a nurse, between 1981 and 1986. The couple also had a son. He married Francine Stone for the second time in 1988, but the couple divorced in 2005. Susan Reed is his current wife.