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Rejuvenation: A Friend in Deed

Eve and former Governor Mike Huckabee cover many topics after an afternoon visit to the Arugot Farm, where he riffed with Jeremy Gimpel and Israel mega supporter Simon Falic. His love for Israel and America shapes his days, his clergy period prepared him for public life and there may be another Huckabee rising on the political horizon.


Inside Israel Today: Speculation Central

Political analysts Gil Hoffman and Jeremy Saltan engage in extreme speculation about which parties will end up running together in the September 17 election. They examine what could be best for all the parties that are currently making final decisions on both the Left and Right. Hoffman and Saltan also discuss the impact those decisions will have on the government that will be formed after the election. Meanwhile, find out what Gil calls "the ultimate message of truth" that hovers in the...


Israel Uncensored: Seeing Israel is Believing

On his fifth trip to Israel this year alone, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee says that he brings groups to Israel regularly, especially those individuals who haven't been here before, since he feels strongly that seeing is believing when it comes to understanding the values Israel has been able to share with the world. Huckabee went on to touch upon many issues including the plight of Christians living as a persecuted minority under the Palestinian Authority. He also levied praise on...


The Jewish Story: 1945-55 Did the Jews Turn White? - part I

1945 to 1955 is known as the 'Golden Decade' of American Jewry. Here is the first of three episodes which aims to fill in the Jewish Story on the western side of the Atlantic. The question for today is - did the move to suburbia make the Jews white?


The Yishai Fleisher Show: Balak Magic Woman

The powerful wizard Bilam comes to King Balak in a conspiracy to curse Israel. He ends up blessing the Jewish people - except for the curse of the Moabite promiscuity. Rabbi Yishai blesses the dramatic Torah portion. Then, Malkah Fleisher on keeping the kids busy in the summer, making carrot cake, and on tweeting for the cause.


Inside Israel Today: Can Barak Beat Bibi by Going Nasty?

Gil Hoffman explains the impact of new Israeli Democratic Party leader Ehud Barak on the September election. Barak is unpopular and not doing well in the polls but he is constantly attacking Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and harming his image. Gil speaks to Knesset candidate Yair Fink, who left Labor to run with Barak. Fink says Netanyahu's indictments and efforts to use the Knesset to avoid prosecution harm Israeli democracy. "You have to fight nasty with nasty," Fink says.


Israel Uncensored: Jews Living Under Military Control

On today's Israel Uncensored with Josh Hasten an interview with Yisrael "Winkie" Medad Research Fellow at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center and long-time activist for Jewish rights in Judea and Samaria. Medad describes daily life and some of the struggles Jews face as residents of the State of Israel living in an area which is under military government control. He also describes current relations with his Arab neighbors and also outlines his vision for a peaceful future.


Rejuvenation: Rashi’s Proverbial ‘Proverbs'

Eve speaks with Dr. Lisa Fredman, who just published a Hebrew book on medieval commentator Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki (Rashi)’s manuscripts on Mishlei-Proverbs. She combined her interest in the history of the Middle Ages with her love of Tanach which led her to unique research on one of the lesser known books of the Bible. Did the context of the concurrent Crusades affect the great Rashi’s insights? How did he see his role as a leader of the Jewish people in a heavily Christian world? Is...


The Yishai Fleisher Show: Red Heffer and Copper Snake

The Torah portion of Chukat has a conglomeration of wild stories and commandments. Join Rabbi Yishai for the ride. Then, Malkah Fleisher on the US Embassy celebrating July 4th in Jerusalem and Yishai's birthday.


Inside Israel Today: Is the Labor Party Really Dead?

As the members of the party that founded Israel go off to vote in Tuesday's leadership primary, Gil Hoffman asks if Labor has finished its historic role or is on the way to new life. He speaks to former Labor secretary-general and former MK Hilik Bar from a polling station where people are lining up to vote. Bar says the eulogies for Labor are premature and better days are on the way.


Israel Uncensored:The Biblical Superhighway Unearthed

On today's Israel Uncensored with Josh Hasten an interview with Ze'ev Orenstein Director of International Affairs for the City of David Foundation. Yesterday, the City of David opened the "Pilgrimage Road," the actual road used by Jewish pilgrims to walk up to the Temple in Jerusalem during the High Holidays after purifying themselves in the Shiloah pools down below. Orenstein refers to this new discovery as the ancient 'Biblical superhighway' as hundreds of thousands of Jews would use this...


Rejuvenation: Is all Fair in Law and War?

Eve spent two days at the Shurat Hadin Law and War Conference hearing fascinating discussions on the subject from many different perspectives. She interviewed international law specialists Professor Avi Bell on morality in warfare and Anne Hertzberg of NGO Monitor on BDS and anti-Semitism. Can you fight morally? Does the world hold Israel to a double standard? What does religion say on the topic? If you’re in Israel on July 7th join Eve on a tour to the Shomron- for...


The Yishai Fleisher Show: A Prayer for Prosperity in Bahrain

At Bahrain's "Peace to Prosperity Workshop" world experts, and Jews and Arabs, came to talk about bettering the regional economy, especially between Israel and her neighbors. But the PA and progressive orgs boycotted the event because they believe they have a monopoly on hope. Rav Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to discuss the gathering and talk about the Torah portion of the anti-Moses rebellion of Korach. Then, Malkah Fleisher on neo-Nazi beer ban and Jewish Prayer in Bahrain.


The Jewish Story: Seventy Years of Constitutional Crisis - part II 1992

In part two of this exploration of Israel's seventy year constitutional crisis we take a look at the revolution of 1992 and how it contributed to today's battles. As a special bonus I included a little bird walk along the lines of the Torah's commandment for a king.


Inside Israel Today: A General Without Elbows?

Does Benny Gantz have what it takes to challenge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu? Recent gaffes are starting indicate that he may not, Gil Hoffman reports. He also takes listeners behind the scenes in the races for leader of Labor and Meretz on the Left and speculates about whether there could be no female leaders of parties running in the September election.


Israel Uncensored: 'Touchdown in Israel III' in Jerusalem

On a very special edition of Israel Uncensored with Josh Hasten, Josh reports from this past Friday's "Touchdown in Israel III' event at the Kraft Family Sports Campus in Jerusalem. 16 current players and alumni from the New England Patriots were in Israel as part of the third installment of a VIP trip to Israel organized by Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft. Over the years Kraft has brought dozens of other NFL players to Israel including many Hall of Fame Players – some of the best to...


Rejuvenation: Show and Tell - 2019 @ Tel Shilo

Eve joins archaeologist Dr. Scott Stripling for their annual walk and talk about new finds at Tel Shilo, site of the Mishkan/Tabernacle for the period of Judges well over 3000 years ago. The bones and stones tell a story, the walls and fill reveal their secrets and the Bible comes to life in this historical area of renewed Jewish settlement in the heart of Samaria. The arena of ideas is just as critical as the dig itself, and the cooperation and professionalism of all involved make this one...


The Jewish Story: 70 Years of Constitutional Crisis, part I - 1949

If I asked you whether Israel has a constitution are you sure that you would know the answer? This episode is the first half of answering the question by delving into the history of Israel's 1949 Constituent Assembly. Photo Credit: Picture by Hugo Mendelson - This is available from National Photo Collection of Israel, Photography dept. Government Press Office (link), under the digital ID D715-035.


The Yishai Fleisher Show: The Spy Who Didn't Love Me

"Oh no! We can't defeat them! Our women and children are lost! Let's go back to Egypt!" So said the spies who Moses sent to the land of Israel. Like Caleb and Joshua, Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to undo the Sin of the Spies . Then, Dr. Baruch Sterman on finding the Tekhelet and bringing it back to life. And finally, Malkah Fleisher on adventures in renewing her passport at the US embassy Jerusalem!


The Soul of Israel: A Request Which is Never Refused

In this weeks show, Rabbi Shlomo Katz shares life changing inspiration which can reframe the way we see the fundamental challenges in our lives.