JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the long-range impact of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, as well as why Israel has recently gone from a model COVID response to an unexpected viral resurgence, despite the campaign for third “booster” shots of vaccine. Ep. 214

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JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the phenomenon of suicide bombing and why is it still a winning strategy for terror groups. And and the beauty of family togetherness we can hope to enjoy this Rosh Hashanah, despite the Delta variant’s menacing presence. Ep. 213 […]

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JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the ongoing implosion of the country of Lebanon and what its instability means for the region and for Israel, as well as the continuing fallout from the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban during the U.S. withdrawal. Ep. 212

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JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses what he is expecting for the upcoming High Holy Days in terms of synagogue attendance and COVID protocols, as well as Jewish law’s view on polygamy. Ep. 211

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JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the aftermath of the Tokyo games, including the controversy surrounding an Iranian sharpshooting gold medalist who is apparently also a terrorist, as well as the historical contexts of other instances of the modern Olympiad, from the very first in 1896, to the infamous Berlin 1936 games hosted by Hitler himself, […]

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JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the historical importance of bipartisan support for the state of Israel in the halls of Congress and how the nature and breadth of this support may be changing, as well as Russia’s belligerent intentions with regards to Ukraine, and what the Biden administration can do to stand up to Putin’s […]

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JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream controversy, as well the life and times of the great Jackie Mason, who just died at age 93. Ep. 208

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JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the results of a new study sponsored by the Jewish Electorate Institute about Jews and their attitudes toward Israel, as well the tepid “No Fear” rally that occurred in Washington, D.C. Ep. 207

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JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses how the current Polish government is attempting to rewrite history and absolve itself of any moral responsibility for the horrors of the Holocaust perpetrated on its soil. Ep. 206

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JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the future of Jews in the United States, given the shocking recent uptick in anti-Semitic acts, as well as the continuing efforts by an Israeli team to find survivors of the tragic condominium collapse in Miami. Ep. 205

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