The world, and the Biblical Korach, are mad, but Rabbi Yishai and Rav Mike Feuer are calm because they behold the the flowering staff of the High Priest Aaron. Then, Malkah Fleisher on Yishai’s birthday and on the Second Wave!
Former Defense Minister and Leader of the Yamina Party Naftali Bennett joins Eve Harow for a wide ranging, frank conversation. He speaks from heart and head on Aliya, Iran, COVID-19, Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria -sans a Palestinian state – hi-tech, Shabbat and more. MK Bennett is busy in the opposition, continuing to apply his formidable skills and vast experience in many spheres to build and secure Israel’s future as a vibrant, stable, creative and successful Jewish state in the fullest meaning of the term.
On today’s Israel Uncensored with Josh Hasten, an interview with Daniel Gindis one of the founders of Tel Aviv’s Kerem House – a unique facility for immigrants and native-born Israelis to gather for social events, Shabbatot, or to launch their careers using space provided by the facility. The Kerem House serves as a unifying social initiative which brings Tel Avivians together from all religious or cultural backgrounds. Also on the show, the latest news from Israel including how one well-known Israeli used his influence to help the UAE pen an op-ed against Israeli policy. No, that’s not a Purim Shpiel.
Going into battle may take bravery, but waiting demands a certain type of courage as well. This episode lays out the final steps of the build up to the Six Day War, known in Israeli history as “the waiting”, and the tension which builds in these three weeks will soon explode into war.
In this pivotal show, Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel discuss the modern day consequences of the psychology of the ten spies and whether their fate was a punishment or a consequence. Pivoting to the Trump plan, things get controversial yet again. Is this plan a gift or a disaster?
12 reconnaissance spies enter the land of Israel – but only two come out with a good report and project courage! Rabbi Yishai and Rav Mike Feuer try to be like those two spies and to push back on subversion narratives. Then Malkah and Yishai on FB – answering your questions about fearless Israeli sovereignty.
Rabbi Dr. Joshua Berman, a professor of Bible at Bar-Ilan University, has written the book many of us have been waiting to read. An expert in the Bible as well as post Biblical Jewish and Near Eastern studies, he challenges the critics who take issue with the Torah as divinely sourced. Can we use both academics and tradition to develop our understanding of historical truth and still hold onto our principles of faith?
His book is called Ani Ma’amin: Biblical Criticism, Historical Truth and the Thirteen Principles of Faith. “Ani Maamin” means “I Believe.” Put your surety down before you pick up this book.
On today’s Israel Uncensored with Josh Hasten an interview with well-known educator Rabbi Uri Pilichowski from Mitzpe Yericho. Pilichowski and a group of leaders from Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria released a statement this week encouraging Israel to move forward with the application of sovereignty despite reservations about the Trump administration’s “deal of the century.” The group stressed that they feel President Trump and his team are the best friends Israel has ever had in the White House, and therefore Israelis should be grateful for their support.
Photo Credit: Wikimedia / The White House from Washington, DC
I can’t watch what is happening in silence, but nor am I willing to simply be a cheerleader for chaos. Here are some thoughts on structural violence and what we can all learn from the murder of George Floyd.
In this heated debate, Ari Abramowitz & Jeremy Gimpel go head to head about the Trump plan and whether Israel should move forward with annexing Judea and Samaria. Argument aside, Ari and Jeremy discuss life on the mountain and the tribulations of fatherhood.