Baruch HaLevi is the former rabbi of Congregation Shirat Hayam in Swampscott and the CEO and co-founder of welaunch, a U.S.-based non-profit introducing Israeli technology start-ups to corporations, investors and research partners as a platform for economic development, Jewish community engagement and Israel innovation education.
4/17/2018 Top Pick
As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, against all odds, she has had the chutzpah to not merely survive, but to thrive.
4/12/2018 Top Pick
Israel’s innovators are the great-grandchildren, family and descendants of Holocaust victims, redeeming their ancestors through tech-un olam.
4/2/2018 Top Pick
Today, 4,000 years after the Exodus, this message is alive and well in the descendants of the ancient Israelites within their great-grandchildren, the Israelis.
Enough with dinner table politics, arguing with the in-laws or going head to head with your parents. It's time to re-unite post President Trump.
So grab your prayer book, or take hold of your hymnal, or kick off your shoes or throw on your LuLu’s. And mindfully walk, quietly sit, or thoughtfully stroll...
When it’s not flowing, regardless of how much we are rowing, in the words of the poet Rumi, “Try something different. Surrender.”
“What do you do?" Not, “who are you?” Not, “what are you all about? Whom do you love and who love’s you?” NO! Just “what do you do?”...
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. Rather, we are spiritual beings having a human experience and we have a job to do!
Our thoughts are images, which we hold onto and become our beliefs, which form our behavior, which results in our reality, which begin in the architectural blueprints of our...
Life is about balance. And giving and receiving are about balance. You should give less than you receive? Absolutely not.
11/22/2016 Top Pick
Post elections you may need to mourn, however, traditionally mourning ends after seven days. Then you just have to take a walk around the block.
The Jewish High Holy Days are a microcosm of life. They teach us how to live fearlessly and they teach us how to die joyfully.....
I hated Hebrew school. I’m sure I wasn't the only one. To me it was painful, guilt ridden and depressing, and I attribute much of these feelings to Holocaust...
I’m a father of four beautiful children. I certainly love them and I know they love me. Except for when the four year old is having a meltdown and...