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David Horovitz in the VOI studio. David Horovitz: The Iran Deal Will Haunt the West (14:31)
David Horovitz in the VOI studio.
David Horovitz: The Iran Deal Will Haunt the West (14:31)
Times of Israel's founding editor David Horovitz joins VOI's Gil Hoffman to discuss what he considers to be a terrible nuclear agreement.
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Rejected Clauses: Iran’s Latest Deceit (3:49)
Rejected Clauses: Iran’s Latest Deceit (3:49)
VOI's Josh Hasten 'laughs' at how the Islamic Republic has pulled the wool over the world's eyes.
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 The Gush Katif Museum in Jerusalem, December 23, 2012. Photo: Mendy Hechtman/Flash90 Remember and Rebuild: Gush Katif 10 Years Later (16:16)
 The Gush Katif Museum in Jerusalem, December 23, 2012. Photo: Mendy Hechtman/Flash90
Remember and Rebuild: Gush Katif 10 Years Later (16:16)
Dror Vanunu, international coordinator of the Gush Katif Community Fund, joins Yishai Fleisher to discuss the repercussions of the Gaza withdrawal.
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A man walking with child at sunset in Sayarat Hayam in Gush Katif. August 5, 2005. Photo: Flash90. Tears of Reminiscence for Gush Katif (25:17)
A man walking with child at sunset in Sayarat Hayam in Gush Katif. August 5, 2005. Photo: Flash90.
Tears of Reminiscence for Gush Katif (25:17)
Author and journalist Orit Arfa joins Josh Hasten to discuss the 10th anniversary of the disengagement from Gaza.
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The Ninth of Av: Transforming Despair into Hope (25:20)
The Ninth of Av: Transforming Despair into Hope (25:20)
Rabbi Avraham Trugman joins Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel to talk about connecting to Tisha B'Av.
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The Biblical Perspective on ‘Jurassic World’ (12:12)
The Biblical Perspective on ‘Jurassic World’ (12:12)
Rabbi Natan Slifkin, also known as the 'Zoo Rabbi,' explains the Torah's view on dinosaurs to VOI's Yishai Fleisher.
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Exploring Roots in Jerusalem (13:42)
Exploring Roots in Jerusalem (13:42)
Witold Wrzosinski and Adrienne Usher share their experiences from the 35th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy with Judy Lash Balint.
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Photo: Facebook Bringing the Stars Closer to Home (12:41)
Photo: Facebook
Bringing the Stars Closer to Home (12:41)
Assistant Professor of astrophysics at Technion Hagai Perets joins Yishai Fleisher to discuss the remarkable findings of the New Horizons spacecraft.
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Holy City Cinema (11:46)
Holy City Cinema (11:46)
Judy Lash Balint brings the flavor of the recently concluded Jerusalem International Film Festival to Voice of Israel.
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No European Vacation (11:05)
No European Vacation (11:05)
The Live@5 panel discuss the EU's obsession with land-for-peace concessions to the Palestinians.
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#HummusDay: Celebrating with Food and Freestyle(5:18)
Humus Day
Today is International Hummus Day, a world-wide event celebrating the famous chick pea paste popular in the Middle East and now everywhere else.

VOI’s Molly Livingstone speaks to the founders of this unique holiday — Ben Lang and Miriam Young — about why we should join in and eat hummus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. To show her appreciation for the fabulous food, Molly freestyle raps with beat boxer Daniel Brill and Jewish rapper Eitan Press.

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David Horovitz in the VOI studio. David Horovitz: The Iran Deal Will Haunt the West (14:31)
David Horovitz in the VOI studio.
David Horovitz: The Iran Deal Will Haunt the West (14:31)
Times of Israel's founding editor David Horovitz joins VOI's Gil Hoffman to discuss what he considers to be a terrible nuclear agreement.
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Gil Hoffman (L) with David Horovitz in the VOI studio. David Horovitz: Print Journalism Is Not Dead (25:13)
Gil Hoffman (L) with David Horovitz in the VOI studio.
David Horovitz: Print Journalism Is Not Dead (25:13)
Gil Hoffman interviews his former boss at The Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel founding editor David Horovitz, at the Voice of Israel studio.
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Throwing Stones and Opinions (50:51)
Throwing Stones and Opinions (50:51)
Protesting the nuclear deal, jail for rock-throwers, the EU obsession with the 'peace process' and UN approval of a radical NGO are today's topics.
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Rejected Clauses: Iran’s Latest Deceit (3:49)
Rejected Clauses: Iran’s Latest Deceit (3:49)
VOI's Josh Hasten 'laughs' at how the Islamic Republic has pulled the wool over the world's eyes.
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Roadblocks to Progress (50:33)
Roadblocks to Progress (50:33)
Josh Hasten reports that Iran is already rejecting the deal, talks politics with VOI's Jeremy Saltan, and remembers Gush Katif with Orit Arfa.
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Chairman of the Yesh Atid Party, Yair Lapid, on July 20, 2015. Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 The Blame Game (22:12)
Chairman of the Yesh Atid Party, Yair Lapid, on July 20, 2015. Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90
The Blame Game (22:12)
Gil Hoffman takes you behind the scenes at the Knesset, as party leaders face off on the issue of the UN Security Council's passage of the Iran deal.
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Tens of Billions for the Islamic Republic’s Regime (2:10)
Tens of Billions for the Islamic Republic’s Regime (2:10)
Mideast expert Jonathan Spyer tells Judy Lash Balint about one bad consequence of the nuclear deal -- increased funding for the Revolutionary Guards.
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Raw Deals (50:51)
Raw Deals (50:51)
The agreement with Iran, released terrorists and a construction freeze are the topics discussed by today's Live@5 panel.
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‘You Don’t Make A Deal with a Known Liar’ (12:30)
‘You Don’t Make A Deal with a Known Liar’ (12:30)
Nationally syndicated US radio show host Ethan Bearman describes for VOI's Yishai Fleisher the average American's perspective on the Iran deal.
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Go Canada (12:42)
Go Canada (12:42)
Conservative minister of the Canadian Parliament Peter Kent tells VOI's Yishai Fleisher why his country will not agree to lift Iranian sanctions.
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Throwing Stones and Opinions (50:51)
Throwing Stones and Opinions (50:51)
Protesting the nuclear deal, jail for rock-throwers, the EU obsession with the 'peace process' and UN approval of a radical NGO are today's topics.
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'The Gay Muslim Zionist Experiment.' Photo: Youtube/screenshot What Makes a Muslim Zionist Tick? (25:13)
'The Gay Muslim Zionist Experiment.' Photo: Youtube/screenshot
What Makes a Muslim Zionist Tick? (25:13)
VOI's Mottle Wolfe is joined in-studio by Muslim Zionist Ayman Shalash (Orim Shimshon), who explains his out-of-the box activism.
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Tens of Billions for the Islamic Republic’s Regime (2:10)
Tens of Billions for the Islamic Republic’s Regime (2:10)
Mideast expert Jonathan Spyer tells Judy Lash Balint about one bad consequence of the nuclear deal -- increased funding for the Revolutionary Guards.
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Tragic Exchanges: Malachi Rosenfeld and Gilad Shalit (11:59)
Tragic Exchanges: Malachi Rosenfeld and Gilad Shalit (11:59)
In the wake of the latest murder committed by Hamas terrorists, the panel discusses prisoner swaps.
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Raw Deals (50:51)
Raw Deals (50:51)
The agreement with Iran, released terrorists and a construction freeze are the topics discussed by today's Live@5 panel.
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‘You Don’t Make A Deal with a Known Liar’ (12:30)
‘You Don’t Make A Deal with a Known Liar’ (12:30)
Nationally syndicated US radio show host Ethan Bearman describes for VOI's Yishai Fleisher the average American's perspective on the Iran deal.
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Settlers protest in Kfar Maimon during the disengagement on August 15, 2005. Photo: Flash90. Hindsight Isn’t Always 20/20 (13:07)
Settlers protest in Kfar Maimon during the disengagement on August 15, 2005. Photo: Flash90.
Hindsight Isn’t Always 20/20 (13:07)
The JPost's Seth Frantzman joins Yishai Fleisher, arguing that the 2005 Gaza withdrawal was the best of the bad options available at the time.
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When Everything Goes to Pot (8:12)
When Everything Goes to Pot (8:12)
Brian Thomas, blogger at israellycool.com, talks with Mottle Wolfe about theories being bandied about to explain the Chattanooga, Tennessee shootings.
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Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez. Photo: Hamilton County Sherrif's office Catalysts and Outcomes (25:25)
Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez. Photo: Hamilton County Sherrif's office
Catalysts and Outcomes (25:25)
VOI's Mottle Wolfe is joined by Brian John Thomas, creator of the popular blog israellycool.com, to discuss Islamic extremism and the Iran deal.
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A mosque in Gaza. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash 90 The Myth of the ‘Lone’ Muslim Gunman (5:07)
A mosque in Gaza. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash 90
The Myth of the ‘Lone’ Muslim Gunman (5:07)
VOI’s Daniel Seaman and Daniela Traub point to the evidence that Islamic extremism is bred in mosques.
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 The Gush Katif Museum in Jerusalem, December 23, 2012. Photo: Mendy Hechtman/Flash90 Remember and Rebuild: Gush Katif 10 Years Later (16:16)
 The Gush Katif Museum in Jerusalem, December 23, 2012. Photo: Mendy Hechtman/Flash90
Remember and Rebuild: Gush Katif 10 Years Later (16:16)
Dror Vanunu, international coordinator of the Gush Katif Community Fund, joins Yishai Fleisher to discuss the repercussions of the Gaza withdrawal.
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Christians, Jews, Dinosaurs and Planets (50:39)
Christians, Jews, Dinosaurs and Planets (50:39)
VOI's Yishai Fleisher is joined by Josh Reinstein, Dror Vanunu, Rabbi Natan Slifkin and Professor Hagai Perets.
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A man walking with child at sunset in Sayarat Hayam in Gush Katif. August 5, 2005. Photo: Flash90. Tears of Reminiscence for Gush Katif (25:17)
A man walking with child at sunset in Sayarat Hayam in Gush Katif. August 5, 2005. Photo: Flash90.
Tears of Reminiscence for Gush Katif (25:17)
Author and journalist Orit Arfa joins Josh Hasten to discuss the 10th anniversary of the disengagement from Gaza.
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Roadblocks to Progress (50:33)
Roadblocks to Progress (50:33)
Josh Hasten reports that Iran is already rejecting the deal, talks politics with VOI's Jeremy Saltan, and remembers Gush Katif with Orit Arfa.
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10 Years Later: Helping Gaza Evacuees Over the Hump (12:59)
10 Years Later: Helping Gaza Evacuees Over the Hump (12:59)
JobKatif director Judy Lowy tells Josh Hasten that her organization remains dedicated to employing Gush Katif evictees a decade after disengagement.
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Biases and Boosts (50:51)
Biases and Boosts (50:51)
VOI's Josh Hasten speaks to HonestReporting's Yarden Frankl, JobKatif's Judy Lowy, and film student Shira Gorelick.
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Past and Current Disasters (6:47)
Past and Current Disasters (6:47)
VOI's Judy Lash Balint hears from Americans for a Safe Israel leader Helen Freedman on the anniversary of disengagement and on the nuclear deal.
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Anita Tucker in Netzer Hazani. Photo: Facebook Faith-Based Withdrawal Symptoms (5:06)
Anita Tucker in Netzer Hazani. Photo: Facebook
Faith-Based Withdrawal Symptoms (5:06)
Anita Tucker, who was expelled from her home as part of disengagement 10 years ago, tells Eve Harow about the community spirit that lives on.
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Anita Tucker in her greenhouse in Gush Katif in 2002. Photo: Facebook Still Smiling Through Her Tears, a Decade Later (25:12)
Anita Tucker in her greenhouse in Gush Katif in 2002. Photo: Facebook
Still Smiling Through Her Tears, a Decade Later (25:12)
Anita Tucker, a survivor of the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza 10 years ago, joins Eve Harow in-studio to tell the story of the trauma and the yearning.
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Settlers cry and pray during the disengagement in Gush Katif on August 18, 2005. Photo: Nati Shohat Flash90. Expulsions from Gaza and Samaria: 10 Years Later (50:33)
Settlers cry and pray during the disengagement in Gush Katif on August 18, 2005. Photo: Nati Shohat Flash90.
Expulsions from Gaza and Samaria: 10 Years Later (50:33)
Eve Harow shares her thoughts on the somber anniversary, and is joined by Gush Katif evictee Anita Tucker, who talks about the trauma -- then and now.
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Exploring Roots in Jerusalem (13:42)
Exploring Roots in Jerusalem (13:42)
Witold Wrzosinski and Adrienne Usher share their experiences from the 35th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy with Judy Lash Balint.
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The Ninth of Av: Transforming Despair into Hope (25:20)
The Ninth of Av: Transforming Despair into Hope (25:20)
Rabbi Avraham Trugman joins Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel to talk about connecting to Tisha B'Av.
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Coloring in the Wisdom of Rabbi Nachman (11:54)
Coloring in the Wisdom of Rabbi Nachman (11:54)
Rebbetzin Rachel Trugman joins Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel to discuss her new book for 'children young and old,'
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Tisha B'Av. Francesco Hayez. Illustration: Wikipedia Inspiration and Redemption (50:51)
Tisha B'Av. Francesco Hayez. Illustration: Wikipedia
Inspiration and Redemption (50:51)
Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel hear from Rabbi Avraham Trugman about the 9th of Av, and from Rebbetzin Rachel Trugman about her unique new book.
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Jewish Prayer Reconstituted for Today (25:31)
Jewish Prayer Reconstituted for Today (25:31)
Rabbi Zev Leff, chief rabbi of Moshav Matityahu, joins VOI’s Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel to discuss the fundamentals of Jewish prayer.
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Modernity and Mysticism (50:51)
Modernity and Mysticism (50:51)
Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel are joined by Zev Leff, chief rabbi of Moshav Matityahu, and then honor the anniversary of Rabbi Isaac Luria's death.
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Partnering in Support of Immigration to Israel (12:45)
Partnering in Support of Immigration to Israel (12:45)
Aaron Parker and Myron Stayman, two leaders of the Jewish National Fund, tell Dov Lipman about joining Nefesh B'Nefesh in encouraging aliyah.
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Fighting the Nuclear Agreement and Celebrating Aliyah (50:51)
Fighting the Nuclear Agreement and Celebrating Aliyah (50:51)
VOI's Dov Lipman talks to an Israeli consul general, an American Jewish community relations leader, members of the JNF and new immigrants to Israel.
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Spiritual Cafe: The Nation Enters the Land (25:31)
Spiritual Cafe: The Nation Enters the Land (25:31)
Rabbi Mike Feuer joins VOI's Yishai Fleisher to review this week's Torah portion and how it is relevant today.
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No European Vacation (11:05)
No European Vacation (11:05)
The Live@5 panel discuss the EU's obsession with land-for-peace concessions to the Palestinians.
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The Jerusalem Dance Arts Center. Photo: Facebook A Muslim Woman Dances Past the Conflict (1:59)
The Jerusalem Dance Arts Center. Photo: Facebook
A Muslim Woman Dances Past the Conflict (1:59)
Maisa Shehadeh, Palestinian ballerina, tells VOI's Molly Livingstone about how ballet breaks cultural barriers.
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The Jerusalem Dance Arts Center. Photo: Facebook Pointing High (25:25)
The Jerusalem Dance Arts Center. Photo: Facebook
Pointing High (25:25)
Molly Livingstone is joined in-studio by a group of young ballerinas, whose diverse backgrounds don't put a damper on their dancing or shared dreams.
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Tragic Exchanges: Malachi Rosenfeld and Gilad Shalit (11:59)
Tragic Exchanges: Malachi Rosenfeld and Gilad Shalit (11:59)
In the wake of the latest murder committed by Hamas terrorists, the panel discusses prisoner swaps.
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Raw Deals (50:51)
Raw Deals (50:51)
The agreement with Iran, released terrorists and a construction freeze are the topics discussed by today's Live@5 panel.
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Settlers protest in Kfar Maimon during the disengagement on August 15, 2005. Photo: Flash90. Hindsight Isn’t Always 20/20 (13:07)
Settlers protest in Kfar Maimon during the disengagement on August 15, 2005. Photo: Flash90.
Hindsight Isn’t Always 20/20 (13:07)
The JPost's Seth Frantzman joins Yishai Fleisher, arguing that the 2005 Gaza withdrawal was the best of the bad options available at the time.
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A mosque in Gaza. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash 90 The Myth of the ‘Lone’ Muslim Gunman (5:07)
A mosque in Gaza. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash 90
The Myth of the ‘Lone’ Muslim Gunman (5:07)
VOI’s Daniel Seaman and Daniela Traub point to the evidence that Islamic extremism is bred in mosques.
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Anita Tucker in Netzer Hazani. Photo: Facebook Faith-Based Withdrawal Symptoms (5:06)
Anita Tucker in Netzer Hazani. Photo: Facebook
Faith-Based Withdrawal Symptoms (5:06)
Anita Tucker, who was expelled from her home as part of disengagement 10 years ago, tells Eve Harow about the community spirit that lives on.
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Covering the Press in Danger Zones (25:30)
Covering the Press in Danger Zones (25:30)
Robert Mahoney, deputy director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, tells Eve Harow about his concerns regarding the treatment of war reporters.
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Digging Deeper: Exploring the Negev and Taking Stock (50:33)
Digging Deeper: Exploring the Negev and Taking Stock (50:33)
Eve Harow is joined by archaeologist Tali Erickson-Gini and Robert Mahoney, deputy director of the Committee to Protect Journalists.
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VIDEO Remembering Their Fallen Son — Israel’s ‘Hero from LA’
Remembering Their Fallen Son — Israel’s ‘Hero from LA’
Stuart and Evie Steinberg joined VOI's Dan Diker in-studio on Memorial Day to reminisce about their late son, Max.
Yair Lapid VIDEO Yair Lapid’s Spiritual Journey into Politics
Yair Lapid
Yair Lapid’s Spiritual Journey into Politics
Former finance minister MK Yair Lapid, chairman of Yesh Atid, joins VOI's Dov Lipman, a former MK from his party.
Screen Shot 2023-07-02 at 6.56.32 PM-new VIDEO LIVE@5: Outrage Over a Lack of Security
Screen Shot 2023-07-02 at 6.56.32 PM-new
LIVE@5: Outrage Over a Lack of Security
The latest terrorist murder, Israeli gun control, ISIS against Hamas and kosher certification are the topics discussed by the Live@5 Panel.
David Nekrutman VIDEO Fighting for Cooperation between Jews and Christians Everywhere
David Nekrutman
Fighting for Cooperation between Jews and Christians Everywhere
David Nekrutman, CEO of Ohr Torah Stone's International Center of Jewish & Christian Understanding and Cooperation, joins Ari and Jeremy to discuss his ideas on how the Jewish world should reach out to Christians, and what Christians may learn from Jews and Judaism. David also reveals a secret: How many Christian Zionists are there?
Yishai Fleisher VIDEO What Shaped Yishai Fleisher?
Yishai Fleisher
What Shaped Yishai Fleisher?
VOI program director Yishai Fleisher joins Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel to share how he was inspired by his mother and father, refuseniks in the Soviet Union, to become a spokesman for Israel and the Jewish people.
Jay Leno's Serious Appreciation for Israel VIDEO Jay Leno’s Serious Appreciation for Israel
Jay Leno's Serious Appreciation for Israel
Jay Leno’s Serious Appreciation for Israel
Comedic giant and TV superstar Jay Leno, on his second trip to Israel to MC the prestigious Genesis Award ceremony, makes VOI's Molly Livingstone laugh. Seriously.
Hollywood in the Holy City VIDEO Hollywood in the Holy City
Hollywood in the Holy City
Hollywood in the Holy City
What do Natalie Portman and Richard Gere have in common? Both have recently filmed in Jerusalem. Yes, with the help of the Jerusalem Film and TV Fund, the entertainment industry is finding a new home in modern Jerusalem and booming here. VOI's Molly Livingstone is joined in-studio by its director, Yoram Honig, to hear about the latest screen magic occurring in the heart of the holy city; collaborations with some of the biggest film companies; future opportunities; and the plan to build the largest sound stage in the Middle East in Jerusalem by 2020, adding a whole new dimension to the city as we know it.
Exclusive Interview with Former Defense Minister Moshe Arens VIDEO Exclusive Interview with Former Defense Minister Moshe Arens
Exclusive Interview with Former Defense Minister Moshe Arens
Exclusive Interview with Former Defense Minister Moshe Arens
VOI's Mordechai Twersky is joined in-studio by Moshe Arens, who says Israel's war last summer with Hamas was "a failure." The former Israeli Defense Minister and ambassador to the US also says Israel has "the capability of doing whatever it's going to take" against a nuclear Iran. In this special edition of Newsroom VOI, Dan Diker and Raoul Wootliff join in the discussion, asking about BDS and the Hezbollah missile threat.
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