The Amazing story of Nissim Baruch Black (born Damian Jamohl Black). Originally a non-Jewish secular artist under the name D. Black, he released two successful albums. After a hard life and a long journey of soul searching in Christianity and Islam he retired and started to focus on his conversion to Orthodox Judaism. Nissim, an American rapper and producer from Seattle, Washington, has returned under his new Hebrew name Nissim, and has begun writing from a more religious standpoint.
Rabbi Zalman Kravitz is a Jewish community innovator. As the Education Director at Jews for Judaism International, he created and launched multiple Jewish student leadership programs. These include the Smart Choices Project, a curriculum to develop thinking skills curriculum, and #SMARTalks, an online community for Jewish millennials.
Rabbi Zalman also established the Nonprofit Exchange, which is a collaborative community for Jewish nonprofits.
Born in Los Angeles, Rabbi Zalman attended rabbinical seminaries in Florida, New York and New Jersey. He received his Bachelor of Arts and his rabbinical ordination from the Rabbinical College of America. Rabbi Zalman is currently attending American Jewish University, where he is pursuing his Masters of Business Administration.View All Posts >>