Benji Lovitt

Comedian, Educator, Writer

Benji has been translating the Israel experience through laughter since his aliyah flight landed in 2006. Here’s a glance at what makes this magical and crazy country such a funny place.


Benji presents a hilarious picture of Israel by deconstructing cultural differences and the immigrant experience in Israel. Benji’s energy and enthusiasm will make you laugh out loud as he sheds light on embarrassing Hebrew mistakes, Jewish holidays, and exactly what makes Diaspora and Israeli Jews different from each other.

… and Learn

Benji offers a range of fun and educational presentations and workshops to not only make you laugh , but to make you think. From Israel’s Foreign Ministry to Masa Israel Journey, Benji has worked with many organizations to help them understand and bridge the cultural divide.

“Israel 201”: National Jewish Book Award winner!

In Israel 201 (Gefen), from Joel Chasnoff and Benji Lovitt, readers meet the real Israel, behind the headlines, and get an up-close look at the people, institutions, and traditions that make Israel the fascinating, magical, and, complicated country that she is. Winner of the National Jewish Book Award for Jewish Identity and Education!