Rabbi Ken Spiro



Rabbi Ken Spiro is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher for Aish HaTorahs Discovery Seminars and the JerusalemU. In addition, he is a licensed tour guide from the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Rabbi Spiro graduated from Vassar College with a BA in Russian Language and Literature and did graduate studies at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow.
He has an MA in History from The Vermont College of Norwich University and Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshiva Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem.

He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs such as B.B.C. Radio and TV., The National Geographic Channel, The History Channel, Channel 4 England and Arutz Sheva-Israel National Radio. He is the author of WorldPerfect – The Jewish Impact on Civilization published by HCI books and Crash Course in Jewish History published by Targum Press. His writings and seminars can be accessed on this website and www.aish.com.

Rabbi Ken Spiro’s quick-paced, humorous style catches and keeps an audience’s interest; his ability to explain deep concepts clearly makes an impact that lasts long after the presentation.

Born and raised in the U.S. Rabbi Spiro has lived in Israel since 1982. He served in a combat infantry unit in the IDF and currently lives in Givat Zeev with his wife and five children.


I Will Bless Those Who Bless You –

No people and no country have contributed more to the world than the Jews and Israel yet no people have been more hated and persecuted and no country more threatened and attacked. What is the explanation?

In God We Trust – The impact of Judaism on modern political thought and

 Jewish political affiliation

A Nation that Dwells Alone-Why does the whole world pick on tiny Israel?

WorldPerfect – The Jewish Impact on Civilization

Why the Jews – The eye-opening explanation of the World’s Longest Hatred.

The Seven Wonders of Jewish History

The Edge of History – Prophecy & the End of Days

Worlds in Collision – Israel, the Middle East and the West

Destiny – The Ultimate Drama of Human History

Driven – The Enigma of the Jewish Soul

Back to the Future – The Jewish View of History

The Jewish Roots of Christianity

Archaeology and the Bible

Israel and Ishmael – The Metaphysical Roots of the Middle East Conflict

Various Topics in Jewish History – Classes available on almost any period or theme in Jewish history from the birth of Abraham to the birth of the State of Israel.

$85 per hour