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Akiva Gersh is originally from New York and made Aliyah (immigration to Israel) in 2004. He has taught Jewish History and Israel Studies for 13 years at Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI-JNF). Akiva is also a contributing blogger at the Times of Israel as well as a musician. In 2010, he created Holy Land Spirit, an uplifting and spiritual musical experience for Christian groups visiting Israel that fosters interfaith celebration, understanding, and dialogue. In 2017, Akiva published his first book, Becoming Israeli, a compilation of blogs and essays about the experience of making Aliyah and acclimating to life in Israel.
Arts & Culture
Positively Israel & College Campuses
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