Michael Freund

Michael Freund Explains the Difference Between Nonprofits and NGOs

In the world of community outreach, there are two main types of organizations to focus on: non-governmental organizations (also called NGOs for short) and nonprofit organizations (NPOs for short). “Both types of groups are doing excellent work all around the world,” said Michael Freund, founder of Shavei Israel. “But there are certain differences, particularly when it […]

Michael Freund Shares 5 Strategies for Growing Your Business

“No matter what type of business you’re running, growth should always be a top priority” said Michael Freund, founder of Shavei Israel. “The moment you allow yourself to grow stagnant and plateau is the moment you fall behind in the marketplace. To further your mission, you need to always be leveraging new opportunities to grow on […]

The Challenges of Speech Writing for Political Writers

Recent polls show as many as 73% of Americans are afraid of public speaking. The act of standing in front of a podium and delivering lines is overwhelming for many, and the fear of public speaking can affect professionals and employees in all career trajectories, from high school students to powerful politicians. Assisting public speakers is the […]

Rabbi Michael Freund Leads Historic First-Ever Chanukah Candlelighting at Mexico City’s Infamous Palace of Inquisition

Candlelighting ceremony led by founder of Shavei Israel, Michael Freund brings meaning to a landmark for its long-recognized role in the Spanish Inquisition. MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, January 11, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — On Thursday, December 22, 2022, Rabbi Michael Freund, founder of the nonprofit organization Shavei Israel, led a historic first Chanukah candlelighting ceremony within Mexico City’s […]


Shavei Israel, founder Michael Freund has developed the first-known dreidels bearing text in Mandarin for the Kaifeng Jewish population of Henan, China. NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, January 31, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Founder and chairman of Jerusalem-based Shavei Israel, Michael Freund, is proud to announce the success of the Mandarin dreidel initiative, undertaken during the recent celebration of […]


This week on IsraelCast, we hear from Michael Freund, founder and chairman of Shavei Israel, a unique nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting descendants of Jews and the lost tribes of Israel to reclaim their roots. After immigrating to Israel in 1995, Michael served as the Deputy Communications Director to Prime Minister Netanyahu and worked for […]