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, 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.
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.
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!
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.
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, 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.
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, 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.