The COVID-19 Pandemic has infected over 3.7 million cases global, produced 258,012 dead. The US now has over 1.2 million cases and 72,256 deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus with its spikes of deadly proteins. Israel has 16,289 infected and 238 deaths. The US Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services has made US projections that by June 2020, an estimated 200,000 cases may double the level of fatalities from 1,750 daily currently to over 3,000. Dr. Anthony Fauci of the US National Institute of Infectious Diseases warns that there could be a ‘second wave’ coming this fall. Joint US and UK researcher allege in preliminary research that the novel coronavirus could mutate making it more contagious.
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.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview Rabbi Jonathan, spiritual leader of Congregation Ahavath Torah in Stoughton, Massachusetts, a stalwart in the international free speech movement. We discuss kashrut traditions both Ashkenazic and Sephardi and the scriptural, Kabbalistic contexts of Tikkun Olam versus social justice interpretations by liberal Jewish denominations in the US.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon of Israel News Talk Radio – Beyond the Matrix reached out to Jonathan Spyer to answer this question and his assessment of Turkey’s threats to normalization of relations between the Arab middle east and Israel.
The Communist Party regime of President Xi-jingping is striving for global technological and economic dominance by 2025. Its “Made in China” 2025 plan seeks to have Chinese companies control both domestic and global production in 10 key sectors becoming a superpower.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon bring back Dr. Stephen Bryen to discuss the clash between the US and Iran over the downing in international waters of a US Navy MQ 4 Triton surveillance drone by Iranian air defense missiles. He questions the wisdom of disclosing the US retaliatory cyber-attack against Iranian air defense missile control systems. We review Trump’s tough sanctions against Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei and Revolutionary Guard military officials. We switch the focus of the interview to discuss Bryen’s new e-book published on-line, Security for Holy Places
Listen to Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon as they interview Dr. Sherkoh Abbas President of the Kurdish National Assembly as they delve into the dynamics of the Syrian conflict pitting Russia, Turkey and Iran against the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State and Kurdish allies who have valiantly defeated ISIS, Al Qaeda and jihadist terrorists, freeing and safeguarding minorities.
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.
Did Israel attack an Iranian WMD Site in Syria? Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview Stephen Bryen, noted Washington, DC military technologist, Asia Times columnist and former Reagan era Pentagon official on the revelations following the latest Israel Air Force mission in Syria. It appears that the raid may have taken out an Iranian WMD site in Hama, Syria that appeared to be modeled on the disputed Parchin nuclear trigger test site in Iran. Bryen noted that the IAF air attack launched precision Delilah cruise missiles from the Northern Lebanon airspace that struck the Iranian surface missile production and training site.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been meeting with leaders of the Yesha Council in an attempt to resolve disagreements over the proposed map outlining the borders of a prospective Palestinian state. Netanyahu’s efforts come among stark interim opposition to the U.S. peace plan, by some settler leaders, led by David Elhayani, Yesha Council Chairman, and head of the Jordan Valley Regional Council. More moderate settler leaders, such as Efrat mayor Oded Revivi, back the U.S. vision and support the fresh unity government, in the Jerusalem Post’s recent article “Trump’s Peace Plan Pits Settler Ideologues against Pragmatists,” which captures this tension. Defense Minister Benny Gantz has instructed the IDF to prepare for the application of Israeli sovereignty beginning July 1, 2020. The Western media and many in the EU are “anguishing’ over this prospect.