Why has the Jewish nation thrived in such extraordinary ways?

Michael Dickson, StandWithUs Israel Executive Director, talks about the unique DNA of the Jewish nation.

Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein ,

Michael Dickson
Michael Dickson
Jared Bernstein

What makes up the DNA of a nation? It’s hard to think of one quality, or even a handful of qualities that unite millions or hundreds of millions of people.

After all, societies are, in the end of the day, just a bunch of individuals. And still, it’s hard not to wonder sometimes, what makes a nation tick, and why do certain people - and certain countries - stand out?

Only a little over 70 years old, Israel is already a huge success story in so many ways. For decades Israel enthusiasts have been trying to find the answer to the question - why has the Jewish nation thrived in such extraordinary ways? Is it our culture, our upbringing, or perhaps something in the tap water?

Today we’re joined by Michael Dickson. Michael and his co-author Dr. Naomi L. Baum have recently released Isresilience, a new book which, through a series of conversations with inspiring Israelis, endeavors to answer just these types of questions. Michael is the Executive Director of Stand With Us in Israel - an organization that advocates for Israel and fights against the BDS movement worldwide.
We’re super thrilled to have Michael Dickson with us today to talk about his new book, about StandWithUs and about much much more.



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