Our Common Destiny is an initiative for global Jewish unity, founded by the Genesis Philanthropy Group and Israel’s government. Sandy Cardin, its CEO, shares his vision of bringing Jews all over the world around shared values. With Shahar Azani
Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses Talmudic passages which address the ethical issues in the debate over whether “saving life” should preclude a lifting of the current Covid-19 lockdown.
David Chudnow describes how his father Avrum conceived and created a national park in the Sinai Dessert and Prof. Erez Ben-Yosef discuss the remarkable finds at the park’s copper mines dating back to the Iron Age.
Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern focuses on Israel’s successful response to COVID-19 as well as Israel’s struggle to get Iran out of Syria on this episode of “Thinking Out Loud” on JBS. Ep. 150
For Yom HaAtzmaut, JBS presents one of Israel’s most beloved personalities, Yehoram Gaon – singer, actor, director, comedian, producer, TV host and public figure – in a performance at the Hampton Synagogue honoring Gloria Kaylie’s 80th birthday
Minneapolis Rabbis Marcia Zimmerman of Temple Israel and Harold Kravitz of Adath Jeshurun Congregation discuss the murder of George Floyd by a white policeman, and what it says about racism in America and in the Jewish community. With Mark S. Golub
Musical theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz discusses some of his classic Broadway shows, including Pippin, Wicked and The Prince of Egypt, and describes how Jewish values have shaped his life and work. With Mark S. Golub.
Shahar Azani, JBS Senior VP, the discusses ministerial cabinet positions that needed to be allocated to Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud block and Benny Gantz’s Blue & White in order to form Israel’s new national unity government. With Mark S. Golub.