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Episode 83 - Rocket man

8/15/2018
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Israel’s leading rocket scientist can’t reveal his identity but agreed to sit down with Tipping Point for an in-depth conversation on Israel’s missile-defense capabilities. Tune in to discover the secrets behind the Iron Dome and find out how Israel will deal with a nuclear warhead fired towards its population. August 15, 2018

Duration:00:48:27

Episode 82 - No Good Options for Gaza

8/10/2018
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How does the man formerly in charge of safeguarding Israel sleep at night and what does he think of the US Middle East peace plan? Tipping Point sat down with Yaakov Nagel, National Security Advisor until 2017, for his thoughts on where we are headed given the unclear ceasefire status with Hamas and developments on the border with Syria. August 10, 2018 ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not necessarily reflect the position of The Israel Project.

Duration:00:19:57

Episode 81 - Choosing the Chosen People

7/19/2018
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In this episode of Tipping Point, Adam Haliva sits down with Yisrael Campbell, who Stephen Colbert called “the funniest Roman Catholic Orthodox Jewish Comedian in the world.” Tune in for a conversation with the Philadelphia-born entertainer who converted three times to Judaism and can’t stop joking about circumcision. July 18, 2018 ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not necessarily reflect the position of The Israel Project.

Duration:00:26:51

Episode 80 - Britain’s Coming Home

7/12/2018
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With Israel-UK relations at an all-time high following the first official Royal Visit, Tipping Point hosts British parliamentarian Andrew Percy, who has made it his goal to keep relations going strong. As the world braces for the Trump-Putin summit, find out what’s making the UK nervous, will Brexit continue on course and is the politically correct era in England over? Tune in. July 12, 2018 * This episode was recorded before the resignations of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Secretary...

Duration:00:35:14

Episode 79 - Hydrodiplomacy: Israel in a Water-Starved Region

7/9/2018
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As the Middle East’s deadly drought enters its fifth year with no end in sight, more countries are joining the list of those struggling with water conservation. In this episode of Tipping Point, Adam Haliva speaks with water activist and New York Times bestselling author, Seth M. Siegel. Tune in to hear how Israel is dealing with its own water problems, how it is building bridges in a complicated neighborhood using state-of-the-art technology, and what role it is playing in combating the...

Duration:00:25:19

Episode 78 - Fifty Shades of Black

7/5/2018
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In this episode of Tipping Point, Talia Dekel hosts Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer, a renowned expert on the Ultra-Orthodox sector, for a fascinating insider’s view of Haredi life. How do Haredim view the proposed draft bill and the Western Wall crisis? What is the role of women in their community and do they care about the World Cup? July 4, 2018 Photo credit: Mati Amar / TPS ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not necessarily reflect the position of The Israel Project.

Duration:00:46:14

Episode 77 - A Kosher Military?

7/3/2018
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As a bill over drafting Ultra-Orthodox men to the IDF threatens to collapse the Israeli government, Tipping Point hosted Yohanan Plesner, president of the Israel Democracy Institute, for an in-depth conversation. Can a compromise be reached and is “sharing the burden” of military service a realistic goal? Also on this episode: Are Israelis optimistic about President Trump’s expected Mideast peace plan? July 3, 2018 ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not necessarily...

Duration:00:28:34

Episode 76 - All Lacrosse Israel

6/24/2018
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In this episode, Adam Haliva sits down with two Team Israel players ahead of this summer’s World Lacrosse Championships. Captain Jake Silberlicht and defense man Chris Friedman explain why Israel gets to host the 2018 international tournament, which team is the favorite to win and why a sport that began as a contest between Native American Indian tribal warriors is growing in popularity worldwide. June 24, 2018

Duration:00:16:24

Episode 75 - "According to Foreign Sources"

6/20/2018
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Amos Harel has been covering Israel’s wars for the past three decades. Tune in to the latest episode of Tipping Point to hear what it’s like being a military correspondent in one of the world’s most contentious spots, whether terror kites will ignite the next Mideast conflict and can peace put him out of business. June 19, 2018

Duration:00:33:14

Episode 74 - Special interview with Yahya Staquf

6/14/2018
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As the head of a 60-million-member movement prepares to celebrate one of Islam’s most important holidays in Jerusalem, Tipping Point sat down to hear about his hopes for the future of Jewish-Muslim relations. What does the leader of the world’s largest Muslim movement have to say to those who condemn his trip to the Jewish state and what can be done by observant and secular people alike to defeat extremism? June 14, 2018 ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not...

Duration:00:13:33

Episode 73 - Escaping Reality on the Gaza Border

6/5/2018
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As Israel’s south continues to put out the flames, Tipping Point hosts two area residents. In this special episode, Noga Gultz, of Kibbutz Mefalsim, and Ori Cohen, of Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha, open up on what it’s like to live here, how they cope, and what they wish for their Palestinian neighbors. June 5, 2018 Photo credit: David Rosenberg ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not necessarily reflect the position of The Israel Project.

Duration:00:26:49

Episode 72 - What’s next for Gaza?

5/28/2018
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Following the deadly riots on Gaza’s border, Tipping Point hosted Dr. Kobi Michael of the Institute for National Security Studies for a conversation on possible policy changes Israel could take regarding Hamas. Also on this episode – what will the day after Mahmoud Abbas look like and how will the power struggle between the old and new guard in Palestinian leadership play out. May 28, 2018 ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not necessarily reflect the position of The...

Duration:00:30:39

Episode 71 - The State of the Two-State Solution

5/24/2018
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In this episode, Talia Dekel hosts Ilan Goldenberg, a former senior member of the State Department’s team on Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations, for a conversation on the “Ultimate deal” ahead of the possible publication of the Trump Administration’s Middle East peace plan. Also in this podcast: Recommendations for US policy vis-à-vis Syria, Iran and Saudi Arabia, plus who else deserves more attention from the West. May 24, 2018 ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not...

Duration:00:39:10

Episode 70 - The Embassy Move Explained

5/14/2018
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In this episode, Talia Dekel sits down with Knesset Member and former deputy mayor Rachel Azaria for a conversation on the opening of the American Embassy in Jerusalem. Tune in to hear how she responds to opponents of the move and about her vision for the city's future. May 14, 2018 ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not necessarily reflect the position of The Israel Project.

Duration:00:32:11

Episode 69 - The Day After the Iran Deal

5/10/2018
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Following the dramatic US decision to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal, Talia Dekel hosts Elliot Abrams, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, to get his take on where things may be headed. How does this impact US relations with the rest of the West? What are the real interests at play? Is Iran now closer to the bomb and should Israel brace for an Iranian retaliation on its northern border? All this and more on this episode of Tipping Point. May 9, 2018 ***The views...

Duration:00:23:34

Episode 68 - Thou Shalt Innovate! Celebrating 7 Decades of Israeli Innovation

4/17/2018
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As Israel reaches its milestone 70-year anniversary of independence, Adam Haliva hosts American entrepreneur and Middle East expert, Avi Jorisch, on his new book Thou Shall Innovate. Which Israeli products are changing the lives of billions of people around the world? Why do entrepreneurs of all faiths feel compelled to make the world better and which body part have Israeli scientists used to create a lifesaving medicine? Tune in to Tipping Point to find out. April 17, 2018 ***The views...

Duration:00:25:59

Episode 67 - Preserving the Past to Fix the Future

4/11/2018
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As we mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, Tipping Point sat down with senior researchers at Yad Vashem for a glimpse at the daunting task of keeping the memories of each victim alive. Also on this episode: What are the roots of “The Polish Law?” Is anti-Semitism making a comeback in Europe? Was the Holocaust uniquely Jewish or is there a universal lesson to be learned? Where do the massacres in Syria fit in to the equation? Guests on this episode: Dr. Robert Rozett, director of the Libraries...

Duration:00:37:14

Episode 64 - The Social Media Revolution – What Went Wrong?

3/23/2018
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In this episode Adam Haliva speaks with Philippe Assouline, an expert in the psychology of influence and politics. How does the Cambridge Analytica affair affect us? What is the future of Facebook and how is social media being exploited by anti-Israel groups? All this and more in the latest episode of Tipping Point. March 22, 2018 ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not necessarily reflect the position of The Israel Project.

Duration:00:28:13

Episode 63 - Refuting the Anti-Israel Narrative

3/9/2018
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In this episode, Adam Haliva speaks with London-based historian and journalist Jeremy Havardi on his new book "Refuting the Anti-Israel Narrative: A Case for the Historical, Legal and Moral Legitimacy of the Jewish State." Havardi lays out his justifications for the Jewish state, tackles its problems with the Palestinians and shares his insight on Israel's cutting-edge innovations. March 8, 2018 ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not necessarily reflect the...

Duration:00:24:35

Episode 61 - Inside the Cockpit

3/1/2018
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In this episode, Adam Haliva sits down with former F-16 squadron and base commander Brig Gen. (res.) Ram Shmueli. The two discuss the recent skirmish between the Israeli Air Force and Iran, the flare-up on the Gaza border and Shumeli’s educational work with Israeli millennials. February March 2, 2018 ***The views expressed during the course of this podcast do not necessarily reflect the position of The Israel Project.

Duration:00:24:31