One of the inspiring individuals that I met in my recent Switzerland trip was General Doron Almog.

On the outside the general appears to be the great war hero and strategic general that he was—smart, in control, decisive with a somewhat tough exterior. But on the inside, once the general began talking, emerged a story of what makes the Jewish heart so special.

Chassidic teachings explain the meaning of "bittul"--the ability to do what is right by transcending self-concerns. General Doron Almog's life personifies this commitment.

The article I wrote about him is featured this week in our "Jewish Life" section — click here here to read.