Episodes
AJC CEO Ted Deutch speaks about AJC’s latest antisemitism report, which includes the impact of the October 7 Hamas massacre, in a JBS special with Teisha Bader.
Published 02/21/24
Robert Siegel examines the implications of growing up with social media and ubiquitous screens, with experts Sherry Turkley (MIT), Brian Merchant (tech columnist and author), and Jean Twenge (San Diego State University). A program of the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC).
Published 02/12/24
Co-founder of Creative Community For Peace, David Renzer, discusses advocacy for Israel from the entertainment industry after the October 7th Hamas massacre, including the tribute Sunday night at the Grammy awards.
Published 02/08/24
FIDF CEO Steve Weil speaks with 2nd Lt. Tammy Shur, Head of the International Digital Department in the IDF Spokesperson Unit,  about the responsibility and challenges of running social media across 10 digital platforms for the Israeli military
Published 02/07/24
Hillel Fuld, a tech columnist and startup advisor who now focuses on Israel advocacy, describes his mission of fighting misinformation and providing real-time, accurate information, and offers an uplifting message of optimism.
Published 02/07/24
FIDF’s Lara Krinsky is joined by Shahar Peled (IDF Commander, Reservist, Elite Paratroopers Unit) who shares his experiences serving as a first responder on October 7th and subsequently in Gaza. 
Published 02/07/24
In a sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in NYC, Rabbi Hirsch offers impressions from his two long days of jury duty, remarking on the reality of human imperfections and the dependency of American institutions on the honor and integrity of those within them. 
Published 02/07/24
Avi Mayer, immediate past editor in chief of the Jerusalem Post, weighs in on the freezing of funds to UNRWA and calls to replace it after some of its employees were accused of taking part in the October 7th massacre. With Teisha Bader
Published 02/01/24
Eric Yoffie is joined by fellow L’Chayim Roundtable veterans Betty Ehrenberg and Steven Bayme to discuss the Israel-Hamas war and current state of the Jewish world, as they pay tribute to the memory of JBS founder Mark S. Golub z"l and imagine what he would have said.
Published 01/28/24
Rabbi Hirsch describes how conformity and groupthink portend the dangerous decline of liberalism, especially in the great American institutions of higher learning that play a critical role in creating safe spaces for ideas. 
Published 01/24/24
FIDF CEO Steve Weil speaks with Maj. Gen. (Res) Nadav Padan (National Director, FIDF).
Published 01/24/24
FIDF CEO Steve Weil receives a war briefing from Maj. Gen. (Res) Nadav Padan (National Director, FIDF).
Published 01/22/24
FIDF CEO Steve Weil speaks with 2nd Lt. Tammy Shur, Head of the International Digital Department in the IDF Spokesperson Unit,  about the responsibility and challenges of running social media across 10 digital platforms for the Israeli military
Published 01/22/24
Having left his family in Pittsburgh to return to active duty in Gaza, Yisrael Klitsner, IDF Reservist from the Duvdevan unit and former Diaspora Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister, shares his frontline experience and impressions of the Israel-Hamas war.  
Published 01/19/24
Shany Granot-Lubaton, co-founder of the Hostages and Missing Families Forum, discusses the unthinkable 100 days of captivity for the hostages in Gaza and events marking the devastating milestone including the walk in Central Park this past Sunday, with the urgent call to Bring Them All Home Now. With Teisha Bader.
Published 01/18/24
Bestselling author Mitch Albom joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss "The Little Liar," his novel of hope and forgiveness that tracks how the intertwined lives of three young survivors are forever changed by the perils of deception and grace of redemption.
Published 01/16/24
Samuel G. Freedman joins Rabbi Bronstein to discuss Into the Bright Sunshine: Young Hubert Humphrey and the Fight for Civil Rights, his book that explores the life and enduring legacy of Hubert Humphrey.
Published 01/16/24
JBS's own Shahar Azani and David Harris once again meet to discuss the latest developments in the ongoing Israel-Hamas war and its domestic and international implications and reverberations.
Published 01/16/24
JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses his observation that fewer Jews felt comfortable displaying their menorahs publicly this year—this and more on this episode of "Thinking Out Loud" on JBS.
Published 01/16/24
As Israel is fighting Hamas in Gaza, attacks escalate on Israel’s northern border - on both sides of the border. Sarit Zehavi, Founder & CEO of Alma Research & Education Center in Northern Israel, analyzes Israel complex situation up north. With Shahar Azani.
Published 01/11/24
Recorded almost 100 days into the Hamas-Israel war, FIDF CEO Steve Weil is joined by Israeli news anchor Sivan Sisay to discuss how Israelis are coping on the homefront, and Major General Nadav Padan for updates. 
Published 01/10/24
Robert Siegel hosts as Israeli jurist Dorit Beinisch, Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt, civil rights strategist Eric K Ward, and authors Anne Applebaum, Esther Foer and Dara Horn are honored by Moment Magazine. 
Published 01/10/24
Chief of Staff of the Combat Antisemitism Movement, Arthur Maserjian weighs in on the resignation this week of Claudine Gay over her response to antisemitism at Harvard and  plagiarism allegations. Also discussing the surge of antisemitism on college campuses since the October 7th Hamas massacre. With Teisha Bader.
Published 01/04/24
FIDF CEO Steve Weil is joined by human rights lawyer Arsen Ostrovsky to discuss lawfare issues in the context of the Israel-Hamas war, as well as Maj. Gen. (Res.) Nadav Padan for updates. 
Published 12/27/23