Jeff Helmreich is a member of the philosophy department and law faculty at the University of California, Irvine. Although he previously worked as a journalist and speechwriter, focusing mainly on New York and the Middle East, he tried even then to look at things philosophically.
Eli Ungar-Sargon is a Los Angeles based filmmaker, photographer, and New Media producer. His first film, Cut, is about male circumcision and Jewish identity. His latest film, A People Without a Land is about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.