We are grateful to Award-Winning Journalist & Best-Selling Author, Yossi Klein-Halevi, for speaking with IJS President & CEO, Rabbi Josh Feigelson! Please enjoy the conversation recording below.

In his decades of writing from and about Israel, New York Times bestselling author Yossi Klein-Halevi has earned a reputation as a leading interpreter of contemporary Israel and Jewish life for American audiences. In addition to his work as a Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute, where he co-directs the Institute’s Muslim Leadership Initiative, Yossi has also been deeply involved in the intersection of Jewish and Eastern religious practices in Israel for many years. In this conversation, IJS President & CEO Rabbi Josh Feigelson talks with Yossi about his own journey, and the history and current trends in Jewish spiritual life.