With a degree in general economics from the University of Hanover, Germany, Michael’s focus is on economy and technology. As an Orthodox Jew, Michael also writes about Jewish and Biblical topics.
Michael was born in Minsk, Belorus, but grew up in Germany. He speaks Russian, German, English and Hebrew. Michael came to Israel in 2007 as a tourist, but in Jerusalem he found his way back to the faith of his forefathers and decided to stay in the Promised Land. Here he met his wife, who is from Germany as well and together they moved to an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in Bet Shemesh. They have four children.
Michael writes and coordinates for the German edition of Israel Today’s magazine since 2009.