President of the European Union of Jewish Students.
Benny speaks in Hebrew but curses in German.
He prefers Tel Aviv to Brussels, Turkish coffee to espresso and German beer to Israeli beer.
I’m too European for Israel and I’m too Israeli for Europe. That’s what I am.
Allison Josephs #
New York, USA, 36 years old
She became Orthodox and is the author of the successful blog “Jew in the City”.
She is a married mother of four, a devoted Zionist and is thinking of making Aliyah.
Allison is hilarious, has some serious piano playing skills and strong opinions. She’s a natural entrepreneur.
My goal is to help every Jew find peace within themselves, wherever they may be.
Simja Dujov #
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 33 years old
Hola, Shalom. Meet Simja; a singer and musician who makes Klezmer music with a Latin beat for audiences around the world.
Plays guitar, piano and accordion and is in love with Jewish music from the 1940s.
Simja wears a huge Star of David necklace and is the proud owner of a serious mustache.
I believe that if you want to take a huge step, you’re gonna need some amazing boots.
Suzanne Aabel #
Oslo, Norway, 35 years old
Blogger and Internet personality living in a small, isolated Jewish community.
Born to a Christian father and Jewish mother, pro-Israel, and a single mother.
She is obsessed with hummus; she’s madly in love with Tel Aviv,
Prefers Israeli men but lives in Oslo.
Jews around the world just have this connection with each other.
Roy Rajber #
Frankfurt, Germany, 33 years old
Media Officer, U 21 National Soccer Team
Roy is by no doubt the Jew who got closest to winning the World Cup in Soccer.
He prefers his grandma’s home cooking to German schnitzel,
Puts on Tefilin, keeps Kosher, and prefers Matthäus to Berkovitch.
I’m a Jew from Germany
Michelle Citrin #
New York, USA
Singer and songwriter, takes ancient Jewish texts, presents them in a current and humorous manner.
Prefers Israeli Independence Day to the Fourth of July and is a huge fan of Golda Meir.
Her grandfather is a Holocaust survivor who recently celebrated his 97th birthday and mentioned the three things he’d take to a desert island: a guitar, a Torah and sunscreen.
Jews in the Diaspora and in Israel need each other. It’s the perfect friendship.