Israel has certainly established itself as a “startup” nation. The Kindle was developed in Israel as was the popular travel app, Waze. Given its tiny size, Israel is playing a disproportionate role in helping solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. We'll look at some of the best in Israeli innovation this week on The Land and the Book. It’s a conversation we’ve titled, “Thou Shalt Innovate.” Don’t miss…The Land and the Book.
Avi Jorisch is a seasoned entrepreneur and Middle East expert. Mr. Jorisch previously served in the US Departments of Treasury and Defense. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Binghamton University and a master's degree in Islamic history from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Jon Gauger has been with Moody Radio nearly three decades and works with special projects. In addition to being the announcer for Moody Presents which features sermons by the Presidents of Moody, Jon is hosting and producing The Land and the Book. He writes and produces a weekly commentary, creates special documentaries, and has traveled to 30 countries covering stories for Moody Radio, or doing training work with international broadcasting partners. Jon is married to Diana, and they have two grown children-all of whom are Moody graduates. An avid photographer, videographer and reader, Jon also enjoys camping and freelance voice-over work, including audiobook projects.