JBS journalist Micah Halpern focuses on the death of leading Palestinian politician Saeb Erekat, as well as on Bill Clinton’s moving column about his friend Yitzhak Rabin on the 25th anniversary of his assassination in 1995. Ep. 173

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Columnist and social and political commentator Micah Halpern reveals an anti-Semitic encounter on the Sabbath morning immediately after the election; and addresses the wonders of kugel. Ep.172

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Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern focuses on the United States brokering a series of deals between Israel and moderate Arab states in the Middle East, as well as on the enduring popularity of S. Ansky’s legendary Yiddish play “The Dybbuk”. Ep. 171

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Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern discusses Sacha Baron Cohen’s new Borat movie and Cohen’s criticism of those who engage in antisemitism and Holocaust denial. Ep. 170

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Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern focuses on the uproar in the Arab world surrounding the casting of Israeli actress Gal Gadot in the upcoming Hollywood remake of “Cleopatra,” as well as on the problematic nature of Jewish “whiteness”. Ep. 169

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Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern focuses on the problematic refusal of many Ultra-Orthodox Jews to abide by COVID-19 rules in both the United States and Israel. Ep. 168

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Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern focuses on the enduring legacy of both the great Sholem Aleichem and the Yiddish culture of New York City, as well as the necessity for forgiving one’s enemies during this High Holiday season. Ep. 167

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Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern focuses on the upcoming challenges of the High Holy Days in the era of COVID-19, as well as Suha Arafat’s support for the U.A.E.-Israel peace accord- on this episode of “Thinking Out Loud”. Ep. 166

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Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern focuses on the troubling nature of Turkey’s regional hegemonic ambitions, as well as the nature of Jewish support for President Trump . Ep. 165

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Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern focuses on the continuing aftershocks of the Israel-U.A.E. peace deal and how it revealed the significance of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the larger Arab world. He also discusses Turkey cozying up to Hamas, the Lebanese people’s revolt against Hezbollah, as well as the ongoing […]

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