About “Gen 12”

“Every story has a beginning…” and so does our exploration into the foundational texts of the Bible. “Gen 12” aims to delve into the rich narratives and teachings of Genesis, bringing them to life through spirited discussions between Nathaniel Buzolic and Rabbi Dr. Ari Lamm. Each episode will focus on one of the twelve sections, uncovering the timeless wisdom and relevance these scriptures hold in modern society.

Meet the Hosts

  • Rabbi Dr. Ari Lamm is the Chief Executive of BZ Media and President of SoulShop. As a distinguished figure in religious public discourse, Rabbi Lamm brings his profound insight to “Gen 12.” Known for his top-ranked podcast, Good Faith Effort, and viral Twitter threads such as “Why Read the Bible in Hebrew?”, Rabbi Lamm has been recognized as one of the world’s 50 Most Influential Jews by The Jerusalem Post. He holds a PhD in Religion from Princeton University and rabbinical ordination from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. His thoughts and views are widely respected, appearing in publications like the Wall Street Journal and Newsweek.
  • Nathaniel Buzolic is a renowned Australian actor celebrated for his role as Kol Mikaelson in “The Vampire Diaries” and “The Originals.” With a rich acting career and a dedication to his Christian faith, Nathaniel brings a unique perspective to the discussions on “Gen 12.”