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Today I will be speaking with two very special friends of Israel from Africa.

Njeri is from Kenya, she spent last year volunteering in Jerusalem and learning Hebrew. Although I missed her on my recent short visit to Nairobi for Israel Independence Day. We will hear from her about the special love for Israel that exists in Africa and especially in Kenya.

My secound guest today will be Bishop Scott Mwanza from Zamabia. Who was recently on tour in Shomron and spoke at the Shomron Regional Council. On today's show we will hear part of the speach that he gave to the council members and his remarks after visiting factories in the Barkan Industrial Park.

A funny thing happened to me last week on my way back from Africa. I got stuck in Ethiopia and was force to spend an unexpected Shabbat the capital Addis Ababa. This mishap became an amazing opertunity to meet and bond with the remaining Jewish community there who are waiting for OK to come to Israel and reunite with their families and the Jewish people.

On today's show I will be speaking with a young member of this community. Abera Endeshaw is a student of software engineering, he speaks fluent Hebrew and English and represents the younger generation in the African Union's International Affairs.

With the rise of right wing political parties in various European and other countries, the Jewish community in Israel is challenged with debate on their past and current positions regarding strong support for Israel on one hand and in some cases a shady antisemitic past.

On today’s show David will be speaking about these issues and more with Jenny Aharon, political adviser at European Parliament. She is a director at Golden Gate public affairs & consultancy, has published several opinion articles in European media, Times of Israel and Jpost and is a diplomat at World Jewish Congress.

On today’s show David will be speaking about the upcoming Israel Memorial Day and Israel Independence Day.

Also, growing relations for Israel with India and African Nations.

In addition, speaking with This week, we have Yoel Israel, CEO of WadiDigital, Israel's leading B2B Marketing agency - to discuss Facebook, social media, and censorship. We debate the responsibilities of social media platforms.

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