About the Author


Rabbi Gavriel Friedman

Originally from New York, Rabbi Gavriel Friedman has spent the last decade studying and teaching in various Yeshivot throughout Jerusalem. He is currently teaching at Aish HaTorah Jerusalem, where his lectures highlight the entire gamut of Aish programs, including the Discovery Seminar, Jerusalem Fellowships, Executive Learning Center, and more. An up-and–coming star of the Jewish speaking circuit, Rabbi Friedman has lectured in dozens of cities around the globe, including Johannesburg, London, Montreal, and across the East Coast of the United States. Rabbi Friedman’s charisma captivates audiences of all ages and inspires men and women across the Jewish spectrum. His unique ability to present Torah concepts in an intriguing yet entertaining fashion leaves his audiences thirsting for more. Rabbi Friedman currently resides in the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem, with his wife and children.


How Many Chances Would You Give?

Your friend borrowed and smashed your car. Would you lend it to him again?

Don’t Be a Slave to Your Ego

The surprising answer to how the entire Jewish People became enslaved by Pharaoh.

The Rabbi and the Israeli Taxi Driver

What is the secret of Jewish unity?

With His Dream on the Line

An Israeli soldier faces a moral dilemma that threatens his dream of getting into an elite combat unit.

Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight

What really separates winners from losers.

Aish.com Mission to Israel

Join me for a once in a lifetime trip.

Rabbi Moshe Twersky: Students Speak

Two Aish rabbis recollect studying with Rabbi Twersky.

Why Can't We Be Friends?

Bottom line, we are one family.

Rav Gav - 4 Daily Meditations

Embrace each day by focusing on these points.

Anger Management

You are not the Master of the Universe.

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