Micah D. Halpern is a columnist and a social and political commentator. He is a dynamic speaker who specializes in analyzing world events and evaluating their relevance for and impact upon Jewish communities at home and in Israel.
Halpern’s most recent book THUGS spent time on Amazon’s list of best selling books, he is also the author of What You Need To Know About: Terror. He maintains The Micah Report www.micahhalpern.com, a daily commentary offering perspective and insight on important national and international issues. His range of subject matter is broad. Micah Halpern is also an expert on kosher wines - he reviews them, speaks about them and enjoys them.
Micah D. Halpern has a track record. He is a frequent analyst on network television and radio.
His voice is recognized by listeners to talk radio across America and to his weekly feature, A Safer World, on USA Radio Network and his daily 1 minute feature I’ve Been Thinking on Town Square Radio Network.
His face is familiar to viewers on CBS, FOX, MSNBC and to those who watch documentaries on PBS, The Learning Channel, The History Channel, Discovery the Food Network. Micah is a regular commentator on Shalom TV. Following 9-11 he was the CBS-2 commentator on terror. On 9-11, 2003 he was the guest expert on ABC's The View.
Halpern, a syndicated columnist, is also a well-known social and political commentator, educator, and historian. He lectures frequently, both in the United States and Israel, on issues relating to terror, foreign affairs, Israel and the Middle East, as well as wine history, and popular culture. In 1997, Micah Halpern was appointed Israel columnist for America OnLine and continues, until today, to write a weekly, now syndicated, column on foreign affairs, the Middle East and terror.
Micah's weekly column is read by hundreds of thousands if not millions on the internet and in papers and websites around the world from FrontPageMag to American Thinker. He has daily and weekly radio spots on national radio and internationally on the USA Radio Network and internet radio.
An expert on terrorism, Halpern has been invited for consultations in the White House with terror analysts and has addressed conferences sponsored by the Justice Department. He has also contributed religious commentary for CNN and ABC television.
His essays, published in book form, heralded the millennium and are entitled On-Line with Israel at the Millennium: Insights into Life and Religion. Halpern also conducted a weekly radio program entitled This Week in History for Jerusalem Radio.
Micah taught at Yale University and was a long-standing educator with Young Judaea. He has also taught at Brandeis University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Halpern continues to lecture to student groups in the fields of political terror and world terrorism, Middle East dynamics, Jewish history, Holocaust, Zionism and Israeli society and politics.
For fun, Micah Halpern writes a column on Kosher wines. He is one of the only exclusively kosher wine reviewers in the world.
A native of Annapolis, he currently resides in New York City.