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.
Ross and Jono cover the news from Bar Kochba to Bamba. This show has it all. Your hosts discuss the recent discovery near Lachish of a Bar Kochba era coin. Israel ranks number one in the world for social media use, and American freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is in the news for her antisemitic tweets.
Jono and Ross discuss several stories that are in the news this week which involve rabbis who "behave in ways that are not expected." Will the Messiah appear before the Israeli elections of April 9th? At least one rabbi has made the claim. Another claims he can raise the dead.....for a fee of $5,000. Yet another, a former chief Rabbi of Israel was denied clemency by President Rivlin. Hear about these stories and more in this week's show...
In this week's show Ross introduces a new game to listeners. It is called "Guess the Twit." Ross reads a tweet, and Jono and the listeners have to guess who said it. While they are on the subject of Twitter, your hosts talk about Yair's latest trouble in the social media world, and the IDF's trolling of Iran. They also provide an update on a story from last week, cover the world's most innovative countries, recommend a Netflix series and MUCH more. Don't miss Guess the Twit & a Beer with Yair!
In this week's show, Ross and Jono discuss another positive step for women in Saudi Arabia. First, the Crown Prince allowed them to drive, then they were allowed to attend sporting events. Listen in to find out the latest. Your hosts also talk about the controversial piece by a Finnish "artist" that set off riots in the streets of Haifa. Along the way, they talk beards, Elie Wiesel, Talmud Korean Style and MORE. Don't miss #Divorce & Haifa's McFail.
In their first show of 2019, Jono and Ross cover some good news for Israel as the stats roll in from 2018. It seems that despite all the efforts of the BDS crowd Israel continues to break records in exports, tourism, and mergers/acquisitions, and the good news doesn't stop there. Your hosts cover all sort of fun news stories this week including the Netanyahu Family's trip to Rio, magic eye drops, algae-based Falafel and Gaza's new Hookah bar that offers Fish Pedicures. This and MUCH more. Don't miss Falafel & Fish for your Feet.
In this week's show, your hosts discuss a bit about Christmas and how Ross' nice flowing white beard caught the eye of children. SodaStream considers a factory in Gaza, a mystic love guru swindles money out of people, BDS takes some hits, a 2,000 year old ring is found in Jerusalem, and an Israeli time capsule is on its way to the moon. This and more in Santa, SodaStream, and the Swindling Love Guru.
In this week's show, your hosts take things in a different direction. Ross and Jono discuss several news stories related to Politics. Listen in to their views on Australia's recent recognition of "West" Jerusalem as the Israeli Capitol, two recently elected U.S. Congressional members who support BDS, and Yair Netanyahu latest troubles. Check out Political Ineptness this week on Israel on My Mind. Show will be posted on Thursday.
The new name for antisemitism is white oppression
In this week's show, Ross and Jono discuss the biblical injunction to wear fringes on the corners of one's garments and how that relates to a recent story in Israel. They also cover the Israeli startup that has found a way to create and market a visual fragrance. What would the Israeli music scene do without Roger Waters spewing hatred towards the Jewish State? Your hosts discuss his latest bullying of a performer, leading to tour cancellation by a Pink Floyd cover band. They also discuss Australia's bold decision to declare Jerusalem as the Capitol of Israel, 3D Printed steaks and a new non-binary, gender-neutral clothing line out of Tel Aviv. This and more in Fringes, Fragrances, & Floyd.
In this show, Jono and Ross discuss the results of an exit poll completed by participants of our recent Tanakh Tour. Respondents provided feedback on various aspects of the tour by answering a series of questions, and these are covered in detail on this show. If you are considering joining the Tanakh Tour 2019, then you will not want to miss this show!
Hear about Ross Nochols' latest adventures in the wilderness of Israel's Arava Desert.
Joshua Wander has served as a commander in the IDF and an officer in the US Air Force. A native of Pennsylvania, he graduated from a rabbinical college in Israel with a Bachelor of Talmudic Law and subsequently earned a Masters in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. Politically in Israel, he has served as an adviser in the Knesset, he is a central committeeman for the Jewish Home Party, and has served as the online content editor for the Jerusalem Post. In the US, he was an elected State Constable and a Committeeman. He was also once the Republican nominee for Mayor of Pittsburgh. He is the commander of the Jewish War Veterans in Israel and a certified NRA instructor. He’s married with 6 children and lives on the Mount of Olives! He currently works as a public relations consultant and expert in Israel advocacy.
In this episode, Jono and Ross share some feedback from their listeners. They love to hear from you all by the way, so thanks for taking the time to write! Your hosts cover the sad news that Ambassador Nikki Haley will be stepping down from her position at the United Nations. Gerard Butler is heading to Israel and the BDS folks are scared to say anything to him. Ross and Jono also share the news of an exciting archeological discovery in Jerusalem and 3 Israeli companies listed among the top 50 genius companies of 2018. Don't miss Fan Mail and Farewells!
In this episode, Jono and Ross discuss Ross' present stay in the wilderness of Israel. As many of our listeners know, Ross is volunteering at Biblical Tamar Park, located at the site of ancient Tamar (Ezekiel 47:19; 48:28), only a few miles / kilometers from the famous Ascent of Scorpions (Numbers 34:1-4; Joshua 15:1-3; Judges 1:33-36). They discuss Ross' encounter with some of the region's most feared inhabitants - camel spiders, scorpions, and serpents! You don't want to miss this week's show - Spiders, Scorpions, and Serpents - Oh My!
In the 1st segment, Ari Fuld HY"D talks about 'Standing Together' and how he came to dedicate himself to the cause. He also talks about how he rushes TO danger, to help save others ...reminiscent of his final moments.
An interview between Ari Fuld and Jono recorded in January.
In this episode your hosts cover several news stories related to the US Administration's pressure on the Palestinian Authority meant to bring them to the negotiating table. They relate a few unexpected holiday greetings to Jews around the world. They also discuss hair pieces - from wigs for the religious, to a couple of marketing ideas that may or may not catch on. This and MORE in this week's show. Don't miss Peace Talks and Hair Pieces - the latest from Jono and Ross!