Mr. Aryeh Green is Chief Strategic Officer at Energiya Global, a leading Israeli renewable energy developer for Africa, and Director Emeritus of Media Central, a Jerusalem-based project of Honest Reporting providing services to the foreign press in Israel. He is also the author of My Israel Trail about his 6-month hike across the holy land. An expert in regional affairs, media issues, and Israel history, Aryeh has been a leading advocate and activist for freedom and democracy in the region for the past two decades, and is a well-known, dynamic and captivating speaker. Rabbi Rabbi Lirazz Zeirah grew up as a secular Israeli boy in Kfar Haroeh, Israel. After completing his service as a special-unit officer in the IDF at age 22 he spent 4.5 years traveling the Far East on a journey to find himself. Today Lirazz is a Chabad Rabbi alternating between his post on campus at the Betzalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem and serving as an officer of the Sayeret Givati Special Unit of the IDF. His story is a reminder to Jews the world over, that while searching for meaning, it pays to look to our own traditions.
Moish or Moishy Wilschanski is a Brooklyn-based recording artist. His recent hits include Vibe a rocking single available on Youtube. He has performed as cantor around the world with his magical voice, most recently in Sydney Australia. He will lead the prayers, musical Havdalah and a sing-along for us over the weekend.