Aharon Ariel Lavi is the founder and director of Hakhel: The Jewish Intentional Communities Incubator in the Diaspora, which just won the prestigious Jerusalem Unity Prize established by the families of the 3 boys murdered 6 years ago. Lavi, with his eclectic, broad educational background, speaks with Eve Harow on his unique vision for global Jewishly based networks and shared-ideals communities. The current COVID-19 situation is challenging for those unprepared for crises; could planning for the Torah mandated sabbatical cycle provide an economic template for our rapidly changing world?

Written by Eve Harow