The Secret to Israel’s Success — Avi Jorisch
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A country the size of New Jersey is a world leader in innovation … In his book, Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World, Avi Jorisch describes 15 extraordinary Israeli innovations that make the world a better place. And in this episode, Jorisch and host Charles Mizrahi discuss how the country’s faith, culture, and people have influenced their creation.

Topics Discussed:

  • An Introduction to Avi Jorisch (00:00:00)
  • The Secret to Israel’s Success (00:03:20)              
  • The Importance of Failure (00:11:18)
  • Diversity in Innovation (00:14:11)
  • Making the World a Better Place (00:16:12)
  • United Rescue Emergency Response (00:18:28)
  • Drip Irrigation (00:23:10)
  • The Lame Shall Walk (00:27:24)
  • Israel’s Iron Dome (00:31:44)
  • A Camera You Can Swallow (00:37:17)
  • Problem-Solving Spirit (00:38:35)

Guest Bio:

Avi Jorisch is an author, entrepreneur, and activist. During his travels across the Middle East, Jorisch studied Arabic, Islamic history, and philosophy. He has served as a policy advisor for the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. And he was also a terrorism consultant for the U.S. Department of Defense.

In addition, Jorisch is the founder of IMS — a merchant processing company — and Red Cell Intelligence Group. His written works cover Middle Eastern conflicts and threat finance. And he brings his entrepreneurial experience and passion for Israeli culture to his latest book (below).

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