Avivah Zornberg has been teaching Torah for the past 30 years at Jewish, academic & psychoanalytic settings around the world, & is the author of five acclaimed books on Tanach.
Dr. Daniel Polisar is Provost of Shalem College in Jerusalem. He researches and lectures on Palestinian politics and public opinion, Israeli society, and Zionist history.
Gershom Gorenberg is an iconoclastic Israeli journalist, historian and religion scholar. His books include 'The Unmaking of Israel' and 'The Accidental Empire'
Dr. Gershon Baskin is best known for facilitating the release of Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit. He is a leading Israeli scholar and peace activist.
Gil Troy is Professor of History at McGill University, the author of the bestselling "Why I Am a Zionist," and a weekly columnist for the Jerusalem Post & the Huffington Post.
Judy Klitsner, a senior faculty member at Pardes in Jerusalem, has taught Bible and biblical exegesis for two decades. Author of the acclaimed "Subversive Sequels in the Bible."
Linda Gradstein is an award–winning journalist who spent 20 years as the Jerusalem correspondent for NPR. She is currently the Mideast Bureau Chief of The Media Line.
Mike Reiss has won four Emmys and a Peabody Award during his 28 years writing for The Simpsons. He is also an award-winning mystery writer, playwright, and children's book author.
Rabbi Zarum is Dean of the London School of Jewish Studies and has a doctorate in Theoretical Physics. He specialises in wildly innovative and meaningful readings of Jewish sources
Sarah Tuttle-Singer is the New Media Editor at Times of Israel. She writes for her life, and enjoys meeting new people and learning new things.
Tova Hartman, a founder of Shira Hadasha, lectures widely on Judaism & feminism, religious innovation, prayer, & marginalization of the other in Jewish tradition.
Yaakov Katz is Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post. He is a lecturer at Harvard University and co-author of "Weapon Wizards - How Israel Became a High-Tech Military Superpower".
Yisrael Campbell is just your average Irish, Italian, Catholic, Reform, Conservative, Unorthodox, Orthodox Jew, who was born to be funny. Audiences love him.
Founding Rabbi of Hashgacha Pratit, alternative Orthodox Kosher supervisory agency. Jerusalem City Council Member. Inspirational teacher, Feminist, Storyteller and Troublemaker.
Amotz Asa-El, is the Jerusalem Post's senior commentator and former executive editor, Dow Jones' MarketWatch's Middle East commentator, and senior editor at the Jerusalem Report
Inspiring and dynamic, an expert in regional affairs, media issues & Israel history, Aryeh brings a passionate centrist approach to the challenges facing Israel & the Jewish world.
Comedian/educator Benji Lovitt has performed for audiences around the world, breaking down cultural differences and reminding people why we love Israel in all its craziness.
Beth Steinberg is the co-founder of Shutaf Inclusion Programs in Jerusalem, and the artistic director of Theater in the Rough, creating new kinds of theatrical experiences.
After five years as Editor-in-Chief of the Jerusalem Report, Eetta is Israel Editor of Moment Magazine and contributes often to Haaretz, The Forward, Global Post and WomenseNews.
Maureen is a Teaching Fellow at the London School of Jewish Studies where she teaches Modern Jewish Literature and Tanach - and broadcasts for BBC Radio's "Pause For Thought."
Michael Carasik is creator of the Commentators' Bible and author of The Bible's Many Voices; has a PhD from Brandeis in Bible and a weekly podcast; has taught for 25 years.
Former Deputy Communications Director for PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Veteran Jerusalem Post columnist. Founder & Chairman of Shavei Israel. Raised in NY, made Aliya over 20 years ago.
Noga Kainan is a well-known figure and speaker on Israel's economy and social issues. She is co-author of the forthcoming book: "ISRAEL - Island of Success".
Dr. Gold, winner of two Canadian Jewish Book Awards, is an author, editor, dynamic speaker & former prof who is fascinated by social issues, literature, & the overlap between them.
Rahel Berkovits is an expert on women and Judaism, author of "A Daughter's Recitation of Mourner's Kaddish," and a teacher of Mishnah, Talmud, and Halakha at the Pardes Institute.
Shai Cherry is a Conservative rabbi with a doctorate in Jewish Thought. He is an authority on Judaism & Darwinism, Torah interpretations, and the philosophy of halakhah.
Sharon is the ED of JOFA. Sharon was the first Orthodox woman chaplain at Harvard University and an OU JLIC educator. Sharon earned her PhD at NYU as a Wexner/Davidson fellow.
Simi Peters, author of Learning to Read Midrash, is an internationally acclaimed Jewish educator and speaker. Her interactive style is warm, inclusive and intellectually engaging.
Sivan Ya'ari is the Founder & CEO of Innovation: Africa, a nonprofit organization founded in 2008 that has brought Israeli technology to over 140 villages in 7 African countries.
Susan is a rabbi, author, teacher and activist. Her newest book, Casting Lots, was published in 2016 by Da Capo Press. She is the Director of Second Nurture.
Dr. Tomer Persico is a Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute & teaches Religion at Tel-Aviv University. His book, "The Jewish Meditative Tradition," was published in 2016
Yiscah speaks on the spiritual dimension of authentic living. As one who transitioned from a Chabad man to an observant woman, she teaches texts in an accessible and vivid style.
Yoaz Hendel is an historian, journalist, publicist, and chairman of the Institute for Zionist Strategies. Former Director of Communications for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,
The first private-sector candidate for Israel's Presidency, Yosef I. Abramowitz is Israel's leading solar pioneer, an educator, activist and impact investor.
YU – Semicha, MHL. NYU - Ph.D.. Founded women’s division, Jerusalem College of Technology (as Prof.). Reserve Chaplain (Colonel) in USAF.
Dave Cohen's interactive program "Jews in American Sports" is a thoroughly entertaining presentation from his years in MLB, NBA,
ESPN and college football. Learn and laugh.
Rabbi Dr. David Frankel teaches Hebrew Bible and Jewish studies to Israeli M.A. and Rabbinical students at the Schechter Institute of Jerusalem.
Rabbi David Seidenberg is the creator of neohasid.org and one of the world's foremost experts on Judaism and ecology. He shares a unique synthesis of spirituality and scholarship.
David Starr directs Tzion, and is a Research Associate at Brandeis. He served as Scholar in Residence at Gann Academy. David is writing a biography of Solomon Schechter.
Elhanan Miller is the former Arab Affairs Reporter for The Times of Israel. He analyzes Palestinian politics and Muslim-Jewish relations in English, Hebrew and Arabic.
Jeanine Hoff is the incredibly outgoing and respected leader of Where is the Sunshine?, a mental health non-profit and online social media resource.
Cantor/composer Jeff Klepper is a key figure in American Jewish music. One-half of the duo Kol B'Seder, his songs, such as "Shalom Rav," are known throughout the Jewish world.
Jeffrey Shoulson is Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies, Professor of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, and Professor of English at the University of Connecticut
Jessica Steinberg is the culture and lifestyles editor at the Times of Israel, covering the Sabra scene from south to north and back to the center, and writes children's books.
Rabbi Porath specializes in teaching Jewish values and Jewish passion through texts, stories and Jewish History. His dynamic style and energy captivate and energize the audience.
For 20+ years, Josh has hosted "Israel Hour Radio". He's obsessed with Israeli music, and wants to share his passion with Jewish communities worldwide.
Laura Ben-David is a marketing consultant, writer and photographer. Her subjects of choice include Israel, Aliyah & social media - and sometimes all three at once.
Dr. Laura Wharton immigrated to Israel from the US. She served in the IDF, was a kibbutz member and now teaches at Hebrew University while serving on Jerusalem's City Council.
Lionel Friedfeld, Co-Author of Israel & China From Silk Road to Innovation Highway, CEO Israel Asian Fund and i24 News Financial Analyst.
Mike has a passion for Torah learning and a commitment to critical perspective. This combination allows him to present history, prayer and prophecy in an ever relevant fashion.
People talk about changing their life. Mike did it. This single American (very) secular Jew became an Israeli, husband, father, Torah student and TV reporter - all in 15 months.
Miri Shalem is an Orthodox Sephardic activist.
The CEO of the Institute for Zionist Strategies & writer for Makor Rishon.
She has a BA in Economics and an MA in Gender Studies.
The inspiring story of the Jewish & Arab visionaries who founded Juha's, an award winning social business developing a sustainable economy in the poorest Israeli Arab village.
Penina Taylor is a dynamic speaker, author and mentor who has inspired tens of thousands of Jewish people toward a more meaningful and relevant relationship with God and Judaism.
Philippe Metoudi, an international banker with China expertise, is Partner at AlfaSec Advisors, Founder of Duotem Capital Hong Kong and lecturer at People's University of Beijing
Rachel Braun Scherl has a record of success as a growth strategist, entrepreneur and public speaker. She has grown some of the world's leading brands and innovative start-ups.
Reuben Ebrahimoff, author of "From Your Lips To God's Ears," has spoken about the Haftorahs in over 100 different congregations worldwide. He also teaches weekly Tehillim classes.
Yiddische Yoga author and recovering Jewish educator writes, edits & speaks. She was over-educated/alphabetized at SUNY-B, HC, HU, MTEI, SHI, JTS, & DSLTI.
Ruth Mastron provides lively talks and workshops on a variety of topics related to Jewish culture, diversity among Jews, and using Jewish values to bridge cultural differences.
Sonia Levitin is the author of dozens of famous Jewish children's books, many of which have won prizes including the Sydney Taylor Award.
As a Bible scholar and poet, Dr. Rabbi Tzemah most enjoys surprising people as they discover sides of the Bible they never knew and inspiring audiences with new prayers.
Rabbi Yonatan Neril founded and directs The Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development and its Jewish Eco Seminars branch. He speaks internationally on faith and ecology.