Situated in the south of Jerusalem, the project benefits from one of the city’s most prestigious and desirable locales, nestled in a particularly attractive area between the Talpiot neighborhood and the green groves of Kibbutz Ramat Rachel.
Posted on: February 27th, 2015Media → Video Picks
The latest Latma – HaKol Shafit, with English subtitles. I recommend watching the Any Boycott, and Hanin Zoabi segments.
Posted on: February 27th, 2015Media → Radio
The worsening housing crisis, the worsening Iran crisis and other problems that Israeli politicians can't seem to solve -- and with Knesset elections taking place a mere two years after the previous ones -- are causing many Israelis to be cynical about the political process. The voter has a desire to see something different, but will they be disappointed again? Dr. Seth Frantzman, op-ed editor of the Jerusalem Post, joins Yishai in-studio to discuss the state of the Israeli electorate. How can the most famous man in history also be the most humble? Why are we commanded to remember to destroy the memory of Amalek (Israel's arch nemesis)? These and other conundrums are the topics of discussion between Rabbi Mike Feuer and Yishai on the segment that gets you ready for Shabbat.
Posted on: February 26th, 2015Media → Video Picks
Here is the raw footage from The Anglo Vote.
Posted on: February 26th, 2015Media → Radio
Dr. Ran Baratz -- the founding editor of the conservative, Hebrew-language Web magazine MIDA, and the director of the Tikvah Fund's Political Thought program -- joins Yishai in-studio. Baratz analyzes the "new Israeli," whose identity is formed in a mixed and tolerant religious environment; the rare "new Arab," who accepts Israel; and PM Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to stop Iran's nuclear ambitions and his call to European Jewry to immigrate to Israel. Then, VOI's Raoul Wootliff joins Yishai to share audio clips from the latest English-language press event, during which Zionist Union party leader Isaac Herzog shared his vision for an alternative to PM Netanyahu.
Posted on: February 25th, 2015Media → Video Picks
Someone stole the word Zionism, and Natan wants it back...
Posted on: February 25th, 2015Media → Radio
VOI political correspondent Raoul Wootliff joins Yishai in-studio to analyze Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett's English-language press conference. Then, Israeli Ambassador to the Pacific Islands, Marshall Islands and Micronesia Michael Ronen talks about Israel's efforts to help that region's fresh-water shortage. Finally, Alex Selsky -- the newest and one of the youngest members of the Jewish Agency's Board of Governors and the CEO of the World Forum of Russian-Speaking Jewry -- joins Yishai to discuss Russian Jews in Western countries and their impact on the future of Israel.
Posted on: February 24th, 2015Media → Video Picks
Bamba, the iconic Israeli peanut snack, not only tastes good, but it’s apparently also the reason why Israeli kids have one-tenth the rate of peanut allergies compared to children from the UK and other countries with similar genetic backgrounds (er, Jews). The New England Journal of Medicine reports that keeping young children away from peanuts […]
Posted on: February 24th, 2015Media → Radio
Makor Rishon/NRG journalist Zvika Klein joins Yishai in-studio to talk about his shocking new video -- "Ten Hours Walking as a Jew in Paris." Klein discusses creating the video and what it teaches about the state of Jews in Europe. Then, Joel Pollak, the editor-in-chief of Breitbart.com, tells Yishai that "the fact that there is a rift between Obama and Israel does not mean there is rift between America and Israel." Finally, Yishai defends PM Netanyahu's right to speak before Congress, and compares the Israeli leader to Queen Esther -- using the Bible story as an example of the Jews acting to defend themselves.
Posted on: February 23rd, 2015Media → Video Picks
Nir Barkat is the mayor of Jerusalem, but Bill de Blasio is the mayor of the city with the largest Jewish community.
Posted on: February 20th, 2015Media → Radio
Dr. Ronen Bergman, senior military and intelligence affairs analyst for Yedioth Ahronoth, contributing writer for the New York Times and author of five best-selling books -- including "The Secret War with Iran" -- joins Yishai to discuss the massive blast that killed Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri and 21 others around his motorcade. Listen to the story and controversy! Then, on Spiritual Cafe, Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai to discuss the Biblical blueprint of Tabernacle vestments, the month of Adar, which we just entered -- that which symbolizes Jewish victory -- and finding God, even when you're down.
Posted on: February 19th, 2015Media → Radio
Yishai hosts a special event at the Psagot Winery, to celebrate the rights of the Jewish People to Judea and Samaria, and the support Israel enjoys from friends abroad. Listen to inspiring talks by leading personalities, including Rabbi Avi Gisser, MK Yariv Levine, MK Danny Danon, Danny Dayan and, of course, Governor Mike Huckabee, who jammed with Israeli music icon Yonatan Razel.
Posted on: February 18th, 2015Media → Radio
Dr. Michael Doran is an American expert on the international politics of the Middle East. His recent article in Mosaic Magazine, “Obama's Secret Iran Strategy," has caused a firestorm in the policy world. He joins Yishai to discuss the US president's attempt at detente with the Iranian regime, and the brouhaha surrounding PM Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming speech before Congress. Then, Nachman Rosenberg, the former executive vice president of Tzohar joins Yishai in-studio to talk about how Israel's religious establishment may actually be destroying the Jewish character of the state, to the point that it poses no less of a strategic threat than Iran.
Posted on: February 17th, 2015Media → Radio
Voice of Israel's Bassem Eid joins Yishai in-studio to discuss Jordan's challenges -- two million refugees and serious problems with ISIS and the Muslim Brotherhood -- and the goings-on in Yemen. Then, Mark Russ Federman, the author of "Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built," joins Yishai in-studio to tell the story of how one Manhattan store lasted for an entire century in the same location, created a craving for traditional schmaltz herring.
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