Foreign workers are a major dimension of Israeli life, and not a necessarily pleasant one. Israel has allowed thousands of people to enter to work here, but their status is often grey, and their conditions sometimes deplorable. This movie actually addresses the case of foreign workers in reasonable conditions, and even so, points to the underbelly of Israel’s underclass, an issues Israel is eventually going to have to confront. See this movie, and you’ll understand the issue better than ever before.Read More »
Acclaim for Daniel Gordis
Through his intelligent, informed, concerned, and insightful writings, Daniel Gordis pushes the Jewish people in both Israel and the Diaspora to pay thoughtful attention to the great issues of the day.
Rabbi David Ellenson, PhDChancellor, Hebrew Union College
Daniel Gordis is one of Israel’s most thoughtful observers
Prof. Alan DershowitzRenowned legal and political commentator; Best-selling author of "The Case for Israel"
Daniel Gordis is perhaps the single most popular speaker on Israel to American Jewish audiences
Leonard FeinFounder, National Jewish Coalition for Literacy, and Co-founder, Moment Magazine.
Gordis makes his readers and listeners think with him in depth, in nuance, and with reasoned flexibility about the present and the future of Israel, Judaism, and humankind.
Rabbi Haskel LooksteinKehillat Jeshurun, New York
If you asked me, ‘of all the people you know, who cares the most about the physical, moral and spiritual health of Israel?’ I would put the commentator and scholar Daniel Gordis at the top of the list.
Jeffrey GoldbergThe Atlantic
My synagogue continually clamors for Daniel Gordis to visit us again. There simply is not a more effective speaker on Israel — its problems and wonders — than Dr. Daniel Gordis.
Rabbi David WolpeSenior Rabbi of Sinai TempleLos Angeles