Michael Freund served as Deputy Communications Director in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office under Binyamin Netanyahu during his first term of office. He is the Founder and Chairman of Shavei Israel (www.shavei.org), a Jerusalem-based organization that searches for and assists the Lost Tribes of Israel and other "hidden Jews" seeking to return to the Jewish people. In addition, Freund is a correspondent and syndicated columnist for the Jerusalem Post, and authors a popular blog on Middle East affairs, Fundamentally Freund. A native New Yorker, Freund is a graduate of Princeton University and holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia. He has lived in Israel for the past 19 years and remains a loyal New York Mets fan....
Thanks to all of you who took part in the annual Jewish & Israeli Blog Awards and who voted for this blog, "Fundamentally Freund". The final results were published today, and I'm proud to say that this blog won the following three "medals":
1 - Winner - Gold Medal - Best Right-Wing Jewish Blog
2 - Winner - Silver Medal - Best Pro-Israel Advocacy Blog
3 - Winner - Bronze Medal - Best Overall Blog
Stay tuned, and keep checking in, as we fight the war of ideas one truth at a time.