Those Charlie Hebdo Cartoons inflamed jihadists on January 7, 2015 to attack the former editorial offices killing 11; while another jihadist took hostages at a Kosher supermarket, killing four Jews.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon bring back Dilliman Abdulbaker, Kurdistan Project Director of Washington, DC-based Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET) for an update on the looming fall of the last slice of the self-declared Caliphate held by diehard ISIS fighters in Baghouz, Syria. Abdulbaker presented a cautiously optimistic picture of US Congressional awareness of the problems faced by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Force (SDF) as upwards of 30,000 ISIS fighters have fled Syria for Iraq. Others have inserted themselves in the streams of 50,000 refugees fleeing to the Al-Hol UN High Commission Refuge Camp in northeastern Syria placing an additional burden on SDF and remaining US forces in Syria screening for possible sleeper cells.
Has the Left in Israel sold out? Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview former Hebrew University professor and expert on Middle East minorities Mordechai Nisan, author of “The Crack-up of the Israeli Left”. He argues that the left maintains the mindset of Israel through the media, the courts, culture and military. This despite the rise of right-wing ruling coalitions in the Knesset since 1977 and especially over the past decade under PM Netanyahu since 2009. Since 1967 Professor Nisan argues that the left has been out of touch on two fundamental issues.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview former Chadian Lt. General Abakar M. Abdallah, a native of Darfur and Chairman of Sudan United Movement. He is the co-author of “Genocide in Sudan: Caliphate Threatens Africa and the World” with Gordon and colleague Deborah Martin.
The Obama-Hezbollah Revelation.
Shocking analysis from US Army Brig. Gen. (ret.) Ernie Audino in this informative interview. Join Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon as we extract the facts in the danger Iran poses in the mideast.
Gordon spoke of encounter with the parents of his freshman roommate at Boston University the father of whom was one those incarcerated at a Nazi concentration camp and released after his wife bribed the Nazi camp commandant.
Ira and Rod discuss what it is like for Ira to be in America after the Jewish holidays, and dealing with the commercialism of Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the upcoming U.S. residential election.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon of Israel News Talk Radio – Beyond the Matrix bring back Kenneth L. Hanson, author of “Whose Holy Land? Archaeology Meets Geopolitics in Today’s Middle East. They discuss recent archaeological finds amidst the historic Israel-UAE Abraham Accord normalizing relations in hopefully, a warm peace. Which might lead to similar agreements with other Gulf Arab States and Kingdoms. However, the question is was it worth the price of “suspending” sovereignty over hundreds of ancient archaeological sites confirming millennia of Jewish presence in the Holy Land? Dr. Hanson is an Associate Professor in the Judaic Studies Department of the university of Central Florida in Orlando.
He was called “Lampshade” for criticizing the lurid anti-Semitic paintings of Italian Catholic painter Giovanni Gasparro. In a painting produced recently, at the end of 2019 and beginning of 2020, Gasparro depicted the fraudulent “blood libel” ritual murder of Christian baby Simon of Trent that triggered the 1475 murder of 15 Jews. He posted images of his work on the internet during the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020. The target of this internet attack was Dexter Van Zile, Shillman Research Fellow for Boston-based Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis (CAMERA).
Ira and Rod discuss the recent visit of Rav Dror to the Netiv Community in Texas, and then move on to continue a discussion on the political gymnastics going on in America.
Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon interviewed Ben Weinthal, Jerusalem Post’s European correspondent and Research Fellow of Washington, DC-based Foundation for Defense of Democracies on what lies behind Germany’s tilt towards Iran.
Listen to Part 2 of our interview with Dr. Rafael Medoff,director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies discuss how Jewish activist zionists...
What might the Biblical prophecies about those from the nations who are of Jewish descent mean for the State of Israel? Listen in.
Ira and Rod discuss what it is like for Jew and non Jew alike to be approaching the holy day of Rosh HaShanah when...
The Book of Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) transmits profound wisdom about life.
Why is Turkey still a member of NATO? From Turkey's incursion into Syria to ethnic cleansing in Sudan. Rod Bryant & Jerry Gordon take you Beyond the Matrix and bring you cutting edge news on the matter.
Exploding Rocket Motors in Beirut Port Blast.
Startling information that the Squirrel Hill area in Pittsburgh had more than 50 Anti-Semitic incidents in the run up to the Shabbat massacre!
With Rod still away, Ira is joined by his wife Lori (Leah) Michaelson, and they share a little bit about their return to Judaism, and how they are moving forward in their journey.
here is a burgeoning economic cold war between China and the US during the COVID-19 Pandemic. It is triggered by accusations of a coverup of the breakout of deadly virus with over 90,000 fatalities and massive negative economic impacts on employment and growth. Then there are accusations of theft of an estimated $6 trillion dollars of US Intellectual Property rights by the Xi-Ping Communist regime in Beijing. There are proposals for sanctions and possible suits for damages in proposed legislation introduced by US Senators Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham. They will likely come a cropper because of US courts granting sovereign immunity to China.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon bring back Dan Diker to comment on the “Peace through Prosperity” proposals of the Trump Administration at the Bahrain conference and the simultaneous US, Russia and Israel Trilateral Security Summit in Jerusalem. Diker is the Director of the Program to Counter Political Warfare at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). He is a former Secretary General of the World Jewish Congress. He is the editor and co-author of Defeating Denormalization—Shared Palestinian and Israeli Perspectives on a New Path to Peace, (2018).
Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview Dan Diker, former Secretary General of the World Jewish Congress, and now Director of the Program to Counter Political Warfare at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. Diker is the editor of the Defeating Denormalization—Shared Palestinian and Israeli Perspectives on a New Path to Peace. . .
All the news stirred up!
Ira and Rod discuss the death of Muhammad Ali and how this relates to our need for a change of perspective.
The Coronavirus Pandemic has upset normal life, isolating and unnerving literally hundreds of millions in more than 192 countries. More than 378,342 cases of the COVID-19 virus have occurred with more than 16,872 fatalities. The epicenter has moved from Italy, Spain, France and the UK to the US. The latter with more than 52,215 cases of coronavirus confirmed by lab tests and 675 deaths.
Making counting the counting of the Omer, easy.
Rod and Ira examine how to deal with the obstacles and difficulties in your life according to the principles of Torah.
A former Evangelical Minister speaks with Rod about HaShem and the Torah.
Bnei Anousim are on the rise!