Having spent 10+ years as a journalist and editor for Al Jazeera & other outlets, Ben has a background in digital media from the Columbia University School of Journalism. With extensive experience in the languages and societies of the Middle East, the Baltimore native was a Fulbright Scholar in cultural geography.
An online marketing guru and translator extraordinaire, Avishay has a social media vision for One Semitistan, taking advantage of all available platforms to promote the various projects. He spent formative years at Kibbutz Na’an and in Tel Aviv, honing a love for the best Yemeni cuisine and dance moves.
Experienced content developer and social media expert for news and public affairs websites.
Social worker, humanitarian, and mother of 2 talented children who speak more languages than anyone.
Erudite polyglot and scholar 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.
Elder of his people, historian, prolific author, and head of the Israelite Samaritan Information Center.
Spiritual leader at East End Temple, committed progressive activist, and passionate blogger.
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.