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Free Will: The Choice to Choose

(First published on aish.com on the 31st of March 2022). Why are you reading this post? Can you control whether you read on? Aish have...

"The Empathy of Exodus"

(First published in The Jerusalem Post on the 7th of April 2022). I listened to the radio in horror as Russian aggression continued to...

Abraham Accords: One Amazing Year Later...

One year ago, the Middle East changed forever. The United Arab Emirates took the historic step of recognizing the State of Israel and...

Mazal Tov, President Herzog!

It was an honour to wish my dear friend Isaac (Bougie) Herzog mazal tov as he assumes the position of President of Israel. Like his...

A religious moment in Zionist history

The swearing-in of Israel's first religious prime minister marks the return of Religious Zionism as a transformative worldview anchored...

The Desired Consequences of Unity

It was a groundbreaking moment in Israel’s history. The leader of the Islamist Party signed a deal with the secular son of an...

Speaking Tour in Johannesburg

I just returned from Johannesburg for my first in-person speaking tour since the onset of COVID-19. Having missed out on almost all...

Violence in Jerusalem

I returned to troubling violence on the streets of Jerusalem over the last week. A disgusting TikTok trend glorifying unprovoked attacks...

Once Slaves in Egypt, Now Servants of God

A pivotal moment in the story of Exodus is when Pharaoh agrees to free the Israelites from centuries of servitude. With their request...

Smart Tzedakah: Seven Basic Principles

Written by Benji Levy and Michael Bloch Strategic giving and great philanthropy are not easy. While there are many different views and...

Words Have Power

Words really do change the world. They can both heal and hurt. Right now, in Israel's election campaign, some politicians are once again...

Killing Our Perception of God

The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche famously declared that God is dead, and we have killed Him. Made redundant by science and...