Top 10 AIPAC Policy Conference Sessions

My latest on the Times of Israel…. This week in Washington, DC, over 14,000 supporters of Israel from all fifty states have gathered at AIPAC’s policy conference to take part in shaping Israel’s future. Speakers have included Secretary of State John Kerry, Senator John McCain, Senator Chuck Schumer, and more. A hearty kol hakavod (great […]

Peace Deal Reached Before Charedi Protest

My latest on the Times of Israel….  Thanks to my hilarious buddy Tony Jassen for helping out.  Plus, I still have available dates on my May comedy tour.  Talk to me! In an unexpected turn of events just hours before the massive Charedi demonstration to protest the “draft bill”, a peace deal with the Palestinians […]

Those Silly, Silly BDS People

Have you heard about Soda Stream, the Israeli company that allows you to make your own soda, saving jillions of plastic Coke bottles?  They’ll be advertising during the Super Bowl with the new face of the company, Scarlett Johansson.  She’s been getting a lot of flak from anti-Israel people around the world, despite the fact […]

Israel Programs: The Case for Tel Aviv

Here is a recent article I wrote for the website eJewishPhilanthropy.  It’s a serious one about the world of Israel educational tourism and the feedback has been tremendous.  Let me know what you think. Israel has changed over 66 years. Our programs should reflect those changes. by Benji Lovitt I recently performed a stand-up comedy […]

Ode to the Israeli Tsofim Caravan (New Standup Clip)

For those of you who grew up at Jewish summer camp (and even those who didn’t), you may enjoy this.  Many of us know the tsofim (Israeli scouts), the Israeli teenagers who came to camp to represent Israel and inject the summer experience with ruach and a small taste of Israel.  But how many of […]

Happy Holidays

Usually “happy holidays” is a greeting for Christmas, Chanukah, and any other winter holidays which get all wrapped together, creating some watered-down message for all. This year, it feels a little special as we (American Jews, anyway) celebrate Chanukah and Thanksgiving at the same time. Today I feel thankful for my health, friends and family, […]

Thanksgivukkah Pie (VIDEO)

By now, you’ve all heard about Thanksgivukkah, the first time Thanksgiving and Chanukah fall on the same day for over 100 years and the last time for another 80,000.  Seems like a good reason for a holiday video.  With the help of my incredibly talented friend Victor Paru who did all the animation, here’s my […]

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