Today David will be speaking with Hollywood liaison and expert of cultural boycott Lana Melman. She has launched a platform dedicated to confronting a well oiled campaign of harassment of artists and performers who wish to appear in Israel. The BDS has developed strategies to target artists and drag them into the anti-Israel debate, the goal of this campaign like all others BDS operations is to isolate Israel and apply foreign pressures on Israel’s decision makers in regard to the future of Judea and Samaria.
Read more about Lana Melman and Liberate Art at http://lanamelman.com
Erik Selle from Norway was a recent guest on a informational tour of the Barkan Industrial Park in Shomron. He is a Christian with a heart for Israel. Over the past 17 years he has been organizing groups and events for Israel in Norway and in Africa. We will speak about the importance of bringing influancers to visit Judea and Samaria to see the facts on the ground and how that is making a difference for warriors for Israel around the world.
Learn more about Erik’s work at the Africa - Israel Initiative http://www.africa-israel.org/
My guest on today’s show in Vijeta Uniyal founder and President of Indians4Israel a pioneer organization in fostering and enhancing relations between the nations of Israel and India. He is based in Germany from where he writes and oversees an international movement of support for Israel from the diaspora and within India. He recently spoke at a gathering of 70,000 people at Kalkuta where he called on the government of India to relocate the embassy to Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Although we have been in contact for years via social media, I had the first opportunity to meet him face to face at a conference in Jerusalem last week. Check out his group here https://www.facebook.com/Indians4Israel/
Interview with Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll who is the founder of an Israeli women’s advocacy working particularly within the Jewish Orthodox community and guidelines. Chochmat Nashim deals with issues like Agunot, the unique predicaments that Jewish women face in case of divorce, know as Gett in Halachic terms. A Jewish husband who refuses to give his wife a divorce/Gett can cause her to be in a state of legal limbo until a solution can be found to make the husband cooperate.
On today's show David Ha'ivri will be speaking with Likud Knesset Member Sharren Haskel, youngest and prettiest member of the Netanyahu coalition. Sharren a real fighter is a veteran of Israel's Border Police unit, a Veterinarian nurse and a Vegan. As an ideologue and a social activist she found herself on an unexpected path to a political career. While her social agenda might seem liberal to some she is a conservative and even a hawk on issues of Israel's national security, sovereignty and borders.