Robbie Gringras is a British-born Israeli living in the Galilee, working in education, performance, and writing. Robbie coined the phrase “Hugging and Wrestling with Israel”, created and drives the 4HQ System of Israel Education, and consults and teaches for many international Israel Education projects. Robbie has also been working in professional storytheater for over 30 years. After performing the Mahabharata with Gregory Thompson’s AANDBC Theater Company, he co-founded his own physical story theater company called Besht Tellers – performing Jewish story theater on London’s West End and throughout the world. Since moving to Israel,he has taught at Israel’s main theater schools, directed several plays, and his solo shows have performed throughout the world in English, Hebrew, and Spanish.