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On the Ground Activism in Israel; Arab Schoolbooks and a United Jerusalem


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Yishai kicks off this weeks show by presenting audio from “on the ground” activists that are helping shape Israel’s future. First off is Yishai’s interview with activist, journalist, and founder of Behind The News in Israel and Israel Resource News Agency David Bedein. Yishai and Bedein discuss his current activities including the content of the current Palestinian schoolbooks and how they affect the image of Jews among Arab children. At 17:55, Yishai switches gears and presents an interview with activist Richard Rafael Haar, who is dedicated to teaching the public about why a united Jerusalem is essential.

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About the Author: Moshe Herman has been actively involved in Israel activism since founding the first pro-Israel student organization at Boise State University in 2007. He has been a member of several panels and discussion groups with topics ranging from interfaith dialogue in the Middle East to Israel’s importance as a Jewish state. Herman joined The Yishai Fleisher Show at the beginning of 2012 and currently resides in Jerusalem after making Aliyah in July 2013.


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