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Jenna Blum::The Lost Family
Jane Isay::Unconditional Love
Nathan Englander::Dinner at the Center of the Earth
Adam Frank::Light of the Stars
Peter Lovenheim::The Attachment Effect
Joanne Serling::Good Neighbors
Norman Ornstein::One Nation After Trump
Avi Jorisch::Thou Shalt Innovate
Bernice Steinhardt::Memories of Survival
Yosef Mendelevich::Unbroken Spirit
Yossi Klein Halevi::Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor

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AviJorischAvi Jorisch

Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World
(Gefen Publishing House, 2018)

Thou Shalt Innovate profiles wondrous Israeli innovations that are collectively changing the lives of billions of people around the world and explores why Israeli innovators feel compelled to make the world better. This is the story of how Israelis, in the spirit of tikkun olam (repairing the world), are helping to feed the hungry, cure the sick, protect the defenseless, and make the desert bloom. Jorisch is an entrepreneur and Middle East expert. He is a Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council and founder of IMS, a merchant processing company. A thought leader in exploring global innovation trends, the Arab world, counterterrorism, and illicit finance, Jorisch previously served in the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Defense. Jorisch is the author of five books. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other distinguished publications.


Generously underwritten by


Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation