In this episode, your hosts share the Top 20 destinations for 2020 (spoiler alert - Tel Aviv is on the list). They also discuss a recent mishap involving an El Al flight in Las Vegas. It seems that Haifa is dealing with wild hogs, the IAA has a better understanding of old fish sauce, Brazil has joined an exclusive club and Boris Johnson defeats Corbyn. Don't miss Haifa Hogs and Fish Sauce this week on Israel on My Mind!
In this week's show, Ross and Jono share some stories about public transportation. Jono informs the listeners about a new direct flight from Australia to Israel. This leads the duo into a discussion about previous trips, including Ross' account of an awkward situation with a seatmate on a previous flight to Israel. Jono describes using the fast train between Jerusalem and the airport. They also report on the defacing of an advertisement on a bus. This and so much more in Planes, Trains, and Buses.
In this week's show, Ross and Jono, just back from their recent Tanakh Tour share some of the highlights from the trip. They describe adventures in the "great and awesome" wilderness and some of the exciting desert places they visited both on the tour and afterward. They also share some of their favorite stops along the way. Listeners will likely want to join the upcoming AJA & INTR 2020 Vision Tour, or next year's Tanakh Tour after listening to Jono and Ross. Sign up today for one of these tours while there is still room on the bus!
In this week's episode, Jono and Ross talk about a new Israeli invention designed to help drivers stay awake by emitting a foul odor. In keeping with the theme of smells, Jono asks Ross about America's love of Pumpkin spice. Snoop Dog gets a well-deserved spot as a spokesman for an Israeli Start-up. Your hosts also talk about new regulations for pork imports to Israel, a new super-wine, and a high-priced Hanukkiah. This and much more in "Making Scents...of Israel."
In this show, Jono and Ross discuss an article from the Jerusalem Post claiming that one scholar has made "new findings" that "might shatter biblical archeology paradigm." His argument is based upon the idea that when the Torah mentions the place where G-d will place His name, the intended location is not Jerusalem, but rather the "west bank" (words of the author). What is the source of this argument? Is it really a new finding? Check out The Chosen Place, this week on Israel on My Mind.
Prepare yourself for a different kind of show this week. Ross shares with Jono the story of a beautiful synagogue in the town where he lives. He tells the story of Temple Sinai Synagogue, built in 1901, how he came to utilize the building for several years, the circumstances of his leaving, and how it will be used again to teach Torah every Shabbat! Don't miss, Temple Sinai Synagogue!
In this week's show, your hosts discuss the Ancient Pilgrimage Festival of Sukkot and some of the weather-related incidents thus far during this season. In keeping with the subject of traveling to the land, they also discuss record-breaking tourism numbers for the month of September as well as celebrities who are slated to perform in the Jewish State. But not everyone going to Israel will be enjoying their stay. On this show, you will hear about the Tinder Swindler who will likely be spending some time in Israel, but doing so behind bars this time. These stories and so much more on this week's show, Sukkot, Celebrities, and the Tinder Swindler.
In this show, your hosts share some season's greetings from various world leaders to the Jewish People on Rosh HaShanah. They discuss a not-so-good review of a secret burger place in Tel Aviv. The good and bad side of marriage is in the news this week from Israel, and the Hula Valley saw thousands of Pelicans as they migrated from Europe to Africa. Don't miss Season's Greetings and Secret Burgers.
In this week's show, Jono remembers INTR friend Nathan Mond who passed away this week. May his memory be for a blessing. In this episode, your hosts discuss some recent archaeological discoveries. Ross shares a bit about copper smelting as it relates to the Kingdom of Edom and a new understanding of copper smelting in the ancient world. Your hosts also discuss a new round of cartoon drawing contests in Iran aimed at making fun of President Trump, and the new winner of Israel's Top Chef reality show and her criminal husband. This and much more in Copper, Cartoons, the Chef, and the Criminal.
In this show, Ross and Jono chat a bit about Israeli shows on Netflix and a recent complaint by the BDS crowd. They also discuss the dangers of the BDS movement for those who promote it. Your hosts take a look at some of the innovative technology coming out of Israel, good news from Virginia and Kentucky, and turning the worthless into something of value. Don't miss Netflix, BDS, and the High Cost of Shawarma.
In this episode, your hosts discuss the increased uses of drone technology, for good and for evil. Ross relates that he recently saw a movie involving drones and this leads into a discussion about various shows on Netflix. They also share a recently revealed inscription discovered in Jordan that sheds light on our understanding of the Bible. This and more in Flying Drones and Favored Flicks.
In this episode, your hosts relate how crazy things have become since last week. Last week's show ended with speculation concerning what was then to be a visit to Israel by Congresswomen Tlaib and Omar. That didn't happen after all and the fallout has been hard to keep up with. Progressives screamed, "I told you so....Israel is an apartheid state." Some conservatives even said Israel played right into the hands of Israel's enemies. As if that wasn't enough, President Trump shared a quote claiming his greatness for the Jews and Israel, and his opponents are having a field day. Is he claiming to be the messiah? The King of the Jews? Has the much anticipated Anti Christ finally been revealed? Ross and Jono discuss this and more as only they can do, but they also make a fascinating connection with an event that took place more than 2,500 years ago. Don't miss, Tweets from the Ancient World!
In this show, Ross and Jono discuss a new purchase that Ross just made. It is a striker-fired Pistol made by Israel Weapon Industries called the Masada. They touch on some upcoming security training that Ross will attend, as well as his previous security training in Israel. Additionally, they tell their listeners about a 10 meter /33-foot chicken stationed outside the Knesset and the reason it was put there. They inform their listeners about the recent and timely announcement from the Mount Zion Archaeology team. This and more in Guns and Moses.
In this week's show, Jono puts Ross on the spot and has him take a religion quiz online while he covers stats about the quiz from Pew Research. Strange stories from the animal kingdom are covered in this episode. We have a frog that found his way into a bag of kosher certified lettuce, the mysterious disappearance of some of Jerusalem's cat population, the making of energy from cow manure, and water bears on the moon. A new flavor of ice cream for supporters of Bernie Sanders provides progressives with a leftist lick, and a new device for canceling unwanted noise is launched, which your hosts think might help those who are triggered by any noise that doesn't agree with their views. Don't miss, New Licks for Leftists.
In this week's show, Jono shares the top baby names in Israel, and reveals that many Israelis are naming their daughters after INTR's Tamar Yonah! Ross and Jono discuss the benefits of exercise and a story about a flasher who exposed himself to the wrong jogger. Your hosts also talk about the boycotted burger joint in Dearborn, Michigan, making bones in a laboratory, and much more. Don't miss, "Boycotted Burgers, Bones, and a Beat Down," this week on Israel on My Mind.
In this week's show, Ross and Jono share the latest good and bad news out of the UN. It seems that they have taken up the noble cause of finding those countries that abuse the rights of women. The bad news is that Israel was identified as the world's only violator. A Saudi blogger is assaulted on his way to pray at Al Aqsa, Ahmadinejad sets the record straight on his Antisemitism, and the US House of Representatives (or most of them) vote against BDS. A Bedouin stole 1/2 ton of chickpeas, prisoners claimed to be Jewish to get better food, and a weed cafe concerns a certain rabbi. Bon Jovi is back in Israel and members of the "Squad" have been permitted to travel to Israel as well. These stories and much more in Balaam's Ass and the Chickpea Thief.
American politics is having a great fall!
This week your hosts hit the ground running. They talk a bit about Ross' recent trip to Israel but then jump into the news. They discuss Yair Netanyahu's reaction to Linda Sarsour's Palestinian Jesus tweet. And yes Yair, she really is. Netflix has a new series. If you liked Breaking Bad, you're gonna love Family Business - a "sort of" Jewish version of the popular show. Mega-Donor Miriam Adelson proposes that a Book of Trump be added to the Bible and much more! Don't miss, The Book of Trump and Sarsour's Gospel.
In this week’s show, Jono and guest co-host Penina Taylor talk about the Jordan River, a new Israeli invention to replace sugar with fruit, the discovery of a Biblical era purple dye industry and so much more. Tune in for another episode of musings, observations and health advice from Israel on Water, Sugar and Snails, A Recipe for Laughter.
In this week’s show, Jono welcomes guest co-host Penina Taylor for a dynamic that is oddly amusing as they discuss pole climbing, bats that trade food for sex, and amphibian smugglers that hide snakes in their pants. Add to that the butter shortage in Israel and eating plastic for a conversation you won’t want to miss, this week on Israel on My Mind!
In this week's show, your hosts discuss Ross' recent trip to Washington D.C. They also talk about Moldova's announced Embassy move and an exciting new tour of Israel. They provide their listeners with an update from the Palestinians on their views of the Trump administration's much-anticipated peace plan. The fun lasts for the entire show. Jono provides a report on the curious monkey who visited Israel, and on "Trump Monkeys" in the Jerusalem zoo. A man was arrested after pulling a heist with avocado, and in a bit of topsy turvy news, Rep. Ilhan Omar is now part of a new Black Jewish Congressional caucus. These stories and more in Monkey Business and the Avocado Grenade.
In this week's episode, Jono and Ross cover some bizarre stories. There is the tale of a mischievous monkey and doggie treats that give your pet the munchies and while easing arthritic pain. Jono describes the trendy falafel waffle, home juicing, and hummus flavored ice cream. They touch on the recent political news out of Israel and much more. Don't miss Dog Weed and Falafel Waffles, this week on Israel on My Mind!
In this week's show, Ross and Jono share some of their views on the recent Eurovision contest. They also report on a new tactic of El Al Airlines for fighting techno-metal steampunk BDS activists. There is a new "old beer" made from six strains of ancient yeast. A major expansion has been approved for Ben Gurion, Harry Potter's grave has become a tourist attraction in Israel, and worms can suffer from PTSD. These stories and more on Philistine Beer and Steam Punk music!
In this week's show, Ross and Jono discuss various friends and foes of the Jewish State. They weigh in on politics around the globe in this episode. They share stats about Evangelical support of Israel, a new town in the Golan named for President Trump, and the much anticipated Peace Plan. A highlight of the show is their discussion about shape-shifting reptilians and how to detect them. Don't miss Stinky beetles and Shape Shifting Lizards.
In this week's show, Jono and Ross discuss a couple of extraordinary medical advances made by Israelis while Jono is fighting off a case of the man flu. It seems that Tel Aviv has a new and exciting community for those who love Mermaids or who want to be a mermaid or a merman. Israel is accused of desiring to occupy the moon and Gal Gadot will take part in the upcoming Eurovision. Don't miss Medical Advances, Mermaids, and Man-Flu!
This week your hosts talk about Brazil's announcement of establishing a "business office" in Jerusalem. They also discuss a remarkable discovery that may shed light on a biblical person. Israel now holds the title for the longest salt cave in the world, and the Israeli spacecraft Beresheet is closing in on the moon. Don't miss Spacecrafts and Offices Spaces.
After several weeks in Israel, Ross is finally back. In this week's show, your hosts come out of the gate discussing President Trump's official recognition of Israel's sovereignty of the Golan Heights. Obviously, not everyone is as happy about this latest from the U.S. President. Springing from that topic, they talk about the nations who have either moved their embassies or announced plans to move their embassies to Jerusalem. Jono shares lists of the happiest countries and the most expensive cities to live in. They also share with their listeners about a call for wine boycott that backfires. Don't miss, Wine and Whiners - this week on Israel On My Mind.
Jono and Jason discuss a proposed cable car line suggested for the old city and the issues it has caused because of its proximity with a Karaite graveyard. Along the way the conversation takes in flight, ceilings, plastic bags and more.
BLURB: Jono and Jason (stepping in for Ross) take a look at Eurovision 2019 and ask is BDS related to BDSM? How does Israel measure up with other countries when it comes to global power, health and happiness?
In this week's show, Jono and Ross cover the news stories from Australia to the moon. They discuss Scott Morrison's latest stand for Israel, boots made in Australia, and a shipment of suspicious boots claimed to contain bugs meant to spy on Gaza's terrorists.