One Sem: Team
Ben has spent over a decade as a content editor for Al Jazeera and other outlets. With extensive experience in the languages and societies of the Middle East, the Baltimore native was a Fulbright Scholar in cultural geography. He studied digital media at Columbia University School of Journalism.
Avishay is a tech entrepreneur and scholar of Middle Eastern cultures and Jewish history. Being fluent in Hebrew and English helped him translate the complexities of the original version of our cookbook. Born in Kibbutz Na’an but raised in New York, he bridges the American and Israeli cultural landscapes.
Experienced journalist and local media expert for news and public affairs channels.
Social worker, humanitarian, and mother of 2 talented children who speak more languages than anyone.
Elder of his people, historian, prolific author, and head of the Israelite Samaritan Information Center.
Rabbi and spiritual leader at East End Temple, committed activist, and passionate blogger.
Erudite polyglot and professor of the Semitic world, with roots in Ethiopia and Yemen.
Teacher and scientist with the ability to dig deep into the problems that surround us.
Gifted producer, DJ, gallerist, and trailblazing founder of the Sephardic Music Festival.
Documentary filmmaker who explores the complexities of societal fault lines.
Education and social policy expert with extensive regional experience and scholarship.
Graphics prodigy with a feel for typographic brilliance and the passion of a revolutionary.