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Plesner Committee and a Look at Shoddy Reporting

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

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Alternative peace activist Baruch Widen joins Yishai and together they discuss the The Plesner Committee and how the induction of ultra-orthodox Jews into the ranks of the Israel Defense Forces affects all Israelis. Yishai and Widen specifically talk about reactions from both sides of the issue and how an army that is more diverse could be good for both religious and secular Jews. They talk about how Israeli Arabs, which are also currently not required to service, should also be required to serve. At 22:01, Yishai shifts gears and presents a piece from NPR about Christian sites in Israel that are currently in the hands of the Palestinian Authority. To conclude, they talk about the biased nature of the NPR piece and discuss truth behind the information presented.

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Choice to Make Love, Not War

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

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Alternative peace activist Baruch Widen joins Managing Editor of Jewish Press Online,Yishai Fleisher,. Together, they talk about the results of the Presidential election in Egypt and how these results will affect the relationship between Israel and Egypt. Yishai ends the segment by talking about difficulties he personally has faced living among Arabs and how they often make the choice to hate rather than love both Jews and each other.

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Jewish Press Radio with Yishai Fleisher: What is Ours is Yours

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

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Managing Editor of Jewish Press Online,Yishai Fleisher is joined by friend and colleague Baruch Widen. Together, they discuss a recent trip to a Jerusalem bar for Yishai’s birthday and a related trip to a non-Kosher restaurant and encounter with an employee there. The two move on to talk about dialog between religious dialog in Israel and the segment wraps up with Yishai and Widen talking about the current situation in Syria.

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Jewish Press Radio with Yishai Fleisher: The Epicenter of Prayer

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

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Managing Editor of Jewish Press Online, Yishai Fleisher, is joined by friend and colleague Baruch Widen. Together, they discuss a recent trip by Widen to the top of the Temple Mount and how difficult it currently is for non-Muslims to visit the holy site due to the situation created by the Israeli government. Change coming to the status of the Temple Mount is discussed, as is the introduction of Yishai’s new project to only speak good speech about the Land of Israel for 40 days. The segment wraps up with a discussion of how speaking positive about the Land of Israel helps rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem.

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