Shem Tov Sasson (translated from Hebrew to Good Name Happiness), was born in Seattle. He grew up in both Detroit and Miami before moving to the Holy Land in 2009.

Shem Tov is currently enrolled at Bar Ilan University, studying History & Archaeology. He calls the little northern city of Ma’alot his home.

His website Israel’s Good Name serves as a journal of the voyages and experiences that he experiences in the great land of Israel. 

Shem Tov contributed the following article:

Jerusalem: Ramot Forest