Malkah shares her exciting adventure helping a young family handle a new arrival on the holiday of Passover. Second, The world’s ‘Happiness Index’ and how Israel ranks in contrast to the world’s other countries. Third, Yishai is joined by Mordechai Taub, a political analyst who formerly worked for the Republican National Committee and now works for Israel’s Likud party, to discuss the American politics and the upcoming election. Finally, Yishai comments on a recent interview from the Charlie Rose show featuring Peter Beinart, a well-known author, political pundit, and associate professor.
Following the reunification of Hamas and the Palestinian Authority, the folks at Latma TV decided to pit two Hamas and PA spokesmen over who is better at fooling the world. Some of the asides are in Hebrew, but you can get the meaning from body language (a whole lot of body language). Come to think of it, renowned gun slinger Annie Oakley would have blended in just fine in either camp.
Special Pesach edition kicks off with Yishai and Malkah sharing the story of their own inspiring journey into Pesach 5772. Then Yishai is joined by Shmuel Sackett, the International Director of Manhigut Yehudit, who tells the moving story of his personal discussions with Jonathan Pollard during visits to see him in prison. The third segment of this week’s show features the true meaning of Pesach, presented by David Sacks, a television writer and producer for The Simpsons, 3rd Rock From the Sun, and more. Finally, Yehuda HaKohen talks about how love breeds courage and destroys fear, and gives an example with a masterful presentation of the history of the Lehi movement.
This year's Priestly Blessing in Jerusalem drew thousands of Jews (and a few gentiles as well) to the Western Wall. Take a look at these pictures and maybe you too can partake of the Biblical blessings.
It’s crunch time as Pesach is rapidly approaching. Yishai delves into deep thoughts on the holiday with Rabbi Shimshon Nadel. Then insights into the state of the Jewish world from Chicagoan Jack Berger, a scholar of Jewish history and experienced Israel advocate. Third up, a Migron insider (Aviela Deitch) walks us through the birth of the community up to the present. Don't miss the final segment featuring a powerful presentation from Yehuda HaKohen that will wake up and enliven the inner Jew among the pre-Pesach stress.
As Israel and the Jewish world prepare for the 5772/2012 Pesach holiday and pilgrimage, JewishPress.com is proud to present a photo essay illustrating the colorful season of Passover in Israel.
The air at the event in Jerusalem was rife with the kind of excitement one finds in rock concerts. The thick crowd pushed, shoved, pressed, retreated temporarily, then pushed as relentlessly and eagerly as before. If the core idea of the entire event was to urge our Redemption from above by starting it down below, then this one had to have cut through a whole bunch of "klipot."
This week’s show kicks off with Yishai and Malkah talking about a recently released movie titled “Israel Inside”, which shows how Israel is leading the way in not only technology but also social innovation and creating a new atmosphere in the Middle East. Then, Yishai talks with Jeremy Sultan to understand the nitty gritty of the Migron saga.
Yishai's shares his recent experiences on IDF reserve duty, the tragic murders in France and how we can fight evil. Malkah starts anticipating Pesach, Yehuda HaKohen delves into the history of Gaza. Yishai interviews ZOA Florida Director, Joe Sabag on recent legislative victories. Finally traditional Jewish values meet high tech to provide First Aid in under two minutes.
Before leaving for IDF reserve duty, Yishai put together a great show bringing two very special talks he gave in Canada to Jewish high school students and Canada Christian College.
Life did not go on as usual today in southern Israel as this photo-essay will show you.
Pollard release, Syrian torture, Second day Purim in Jerusalem, the secret criminal mind of Amalek, Bibi no-nonsense speech, and the Klezmer music of Chilik Frank.
Snow covered Jerusalem today, and we'll show you what it looked like.
Yishai and Malkah talk about their excitement for snow in Israel, an Arab rock-throwing attack against American Legislators, an ancient Judean palm tree grows today, the expiration of a law allowing ultra-Orthodox Jews to avoid military service, and Yishai’s Tu B’Shevat Seder in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York.
Malkah and Yishai discuss Canadian dedication to Israel, and simple but deeply important aspects of distinctly Jewish life, experts from Brookings get real on Middle East dynamics, and, finally, Rebbitzin Mizrachi teaches how to be truly happy.
Aliyah in stages, Mike Huckabee visits Jerusalem, understanding revolutionary Zionism historically and practically with a special memorial event for Avraham "Yair" Stern.
Yishai and Malkah share stories of liberation in a week when the Torah portion (Vaeira) describes the beginnings of the Jewish people’s fight against Egyptian slavery three and a half thousand years ago.
Yishai uncovers vastly different tastes in everything from Jewish comfort food (with help from Malkah) to Knesset candidates to peace policy in this episode. Colorful culture, deep ideas, and a few tempers running high are all part of the mix as we search for new solutions to age old problems and end with inspiration from the Torah.
Thoughts on the "The Best Plans" alternative peace conference and on Israel's Air Force wing-man graduation.
Hareidi conflicts flare, inspiration from Jewish blues guitarist Lazer Lloyd, new directions for Arab/Israeli peace, and, finally, how Jewish art students can change the world.