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Jeremy Gimpel (born 1979) is an educator, politician, and presenter of "Israel Inspired", a podcast that has had 12 million views on YouTube.[1] He is also the Deputy Director of the World Mizrachi Movement.[2]

Jeremy Gimpel
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Bornc. 1979
NationalityIsraeli
OccupationEducator, Radio, TV presenter, politician, Deputy Director of World Mizrachi Movement

Political careerEdit

In 2013, Gimpel ran in the Israeli legislative election as the 14th member on the ticket of The Jewish Home. The party eventually won 12 seats, and Gimpel missed out on being in the Knesset by 2 seats.[2] After this, in October 2013, Gimpel was appointed as Deputy Director of the World Mizrachi Movement.[3]

Television and radio careerEdit

In 2008, Jeremy Gimpel, along with Ari Abramowitz, launched Tuesday Night in Jerusalem, a TV show broadcast out of Israel for viewers in America.[4] The show's aim is to "project a universal Biblical message fused with Jewish wisdom, spirituality, music and comedy broadcast from Jerusalem."[5] Between 2014-2015, he presented a daily show on the Internet-based Voice of Israel radio. In the beginning of 2015, again together with Ari Abramowitz, he launched the Land of Israel Network, a podcast radio station from Jerusalem featuring English language Zionist radio shows.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

Gimpel was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He lives in Neveh Daniel with his wife Tehila, a Cleveland-born lawyer, and their three children.[7] Gimpel is a vegetarian.[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Esenten, Andrew (20 January 2013). "U.S.-born Knesset candidate, Jeremy Gimpel". Haaretz. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  2. ^ a b Hoffman, Gil (19 April 2013). "'Ari and Jeremy' get jobs serving the Jewish people". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  3. ^ Isley, Mike (22 October 2013). "Congratulations to Jeremy Gimpel". texansforisrael.com. Archived from the original on 8 April 2014. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  4. ^ Gur, Itamar. "Live from Jerusalem... It's Tuesday Night - Jerusalem Post". m.jpost.com. Retrieved 2016-08-16.
  5. ^ "Who We Are - Land of Israel". landofisrael.com. Archived from the original on 16 April 2014. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  6. ^ "About us". The Land of Israel Network website.
  7. ^ Esensten, Andrew (2013). "U.S.-born Knesset Candidate, Jeremy Gimpel, and His Dome of the Rock 'Joke'". Haaretz. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  8. ^ "The Rise of Israel's Orthodox Vegan Movement – Tablet Magazine". www.tabletmag.com. Retrieved 2018-04-25.

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