Izabella Tabarovsky, senior program associate at the Kennan Institute of the Wilson Center, discusses what is behind Russia’s attempts to shutter the offices of the Jewish Agency in Russia, what it means for Jewish immigration to Israel, Israel’s complex relationship with Russia vis-à-vis Ukraine and more. With Teisha Bader.
The AJC Global Forum opening plenary included remarks from New York Governor Kathy Hochul, NYC Mayor Eric Adams, Ukrainian President Zelenskyy , AJC CEO David Harris, a panel discussion on antisemitism & a tribute to AJC President Harriet Schleifer
Israeli model, actress and author, Noa Tishby, hosts a special program highlighting the climate-saving science, and other groundbreaking technology, being developed at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
JBS journalist Micah Halpern opines about what he wishes U.S. policy would be in the Middle East and how his policy prescriptions could affect the possibilities of peace, as well as how they would’ve affected President Biden’s agenda during his recent visit. Ep.255
Its Springtime in the Northeast, the element of Wood, where the liver and gall bladder are in high tide. Please enjoy this Wood balancing Harmony Yoga DVD. It will balance your irritability with clarity! Namaste
Rabbi Arie Hasit shares his story of officiating a bar-mitzvah when religious extremists disrupted prayers at the egalitarian section of the Western Wall. And Dan Elbaum of the Jewish Agency for Israel discusses the recently passed resolution that demands the Kotel be safe for ALL Jews to worship. With Teisha Bader.
In AJC Global’s “Great Debate,” NYT columnist Bret Stephens and American University Professor of History and Jewish Studies Pamela Nadell discuss whether the golden age of American Jewry has already peaked and is slowly declining through the decades.
Mordechai Kedar, scholar of Arab culture at Bar-Ilan University, discusses Arab political parties in Israel, his unique “8-State Solution,” the likelihood of Israeli normalization with Saudi Arabia, and more with Shahar Azani on location in Tel Aviv.
Jewish ethics suddenly feel clear and contemporary in the hands of Joseph Rosenstein, who shares with Abigail Pogrebin how he spent the pandemic unpacking the ancient rabbinic texts of Ethics of the Fathers for his new book, Reflections on Pirkei Avot.
JBS journalist Micah Halpern breaks down the stops on President Biden’s Israel visit, as well as his subsequent visit to Saudi Arabia, and what it could mean to the region. He also analyzes a recent column about interim Prime Minister Lapid’s lack of operational military experience and what that could mean on the ground if […]