The most powerful week on the Israeli secular calendar is one that storms the Heavens and screams "ZIONISM"!
Approaching the Festival of Freedom, what is our ‘personal’ relationship to Israel from Diaspora living rooms?
Should you take your kids to demonstrations?
Smarter Israeli Banking.
The holy month of Elul is the perfect time to reflect upon who we really want to be in our life.
Why do we still mourn the destruction of Temples?
Andrea's new segment called “My Jewish Hero”.
Is the concept of 'refuge city' outmoded in a society where unpopular opinions result in shunning, proclamations of irrelevance or worse? What does Judaism say about protecting the environment, wife-carrying competitions, tattooed preachers, saving Kenya's and more...
Andrea discusses the visiting Prince of Wales.
Planning a visit to the capital city? Joanna shares up-to-the-minute information about activities, attractions and events along with happenings so new that they have yet to be announced! All this and more on 'Pull Up A Chair' with Host Andrea Simantov!!
What is it about Jews and the Jewish state that riles up the rest of the world? What does it take to be a 'tzaddik', i.e., a righteous individual? Are some of us simply beyond redemption? Humor, introspection and mayhem dominate this week's show.
Immigrants who have 'reinvented' themselves after coming to Israel.
Farmers plant before they reap and we, too, "cultivate" our faith and commitment to God.
In the "You Gotta Meet" segment, author/activist Zahava Englard Shapiro blows the March of the Living out of the water and tells us why we should NEVER send our precious children on tours of blood-soaked Poland.
Dust off the old Haggadah and join Andrea for a fresh look at the Exodus from Egypt. Also, Joanna Shebson of “Fun in Jerusalem” shares some of exciting events taking place during the intermediate days.
This week’s special “You Gotta Meet” guest is Lesley Kaplan, business mentor and founder of L.A.K. Creations & Consulting.
What the ram’s horn teaches us about the importance of listening!
The potential ramifications of Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capitol, that will directly impact both Israel and the world.
What is your reaction to the latest terror attack?
Roger Waters, Stephan Hawking, the first woman to cross the Marathon line and preparing for Passover with both humor and spiritual awareness.
As the Day of Judgement looms, the ancient question begs: "What direction should a Jew follow? Must he be the one to reconcile or is the onus on G-d?"
Andrea is a mom who lives in Jerusalem and shares her almost 'Lucille Ball' antic-filled life.
A proud American who happens to live in the Holy Land.
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