Yair Lapid's "change coalition" is almost totally comprised of factions representing the State of Israel's wealthiest and most westernized elites. Yehuda HaKohen is joined by Aryeh Shapiro for an analysis of Lapid's new "change government" and the need to take it down before it can cause too much harm to the State of Israel's Jewish character and working poor. The two also discuss Binyamin Netanyahu's success protecting Israel from Washington for 12 years and the political mistakes that led to the establishment of the current coalition.
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TNS 062: Battles Over Jewish Indigeneity (with Shai Hershel)
38:05What does Jewish 'decolonization' really look like? What are the ramifications of pro-Israel figures & organizations utilizing the notion of Jewish 'indigeneity' as a shallow political talking point? Yehuda HaKohen is joined by Vision organizer Shai Hershel to discuss the recent flare up in the debate between pro-Israel & pro-Palestinian Diaspora Jews over the question of Jewish decolonization & indigeneity to Eretz Yisrael.
TNS 061: In Memory of Rav Benny Eisner(featuring Rav Moshe Kaplan)
1:02:24Rav Benny Eisner was a cherished student of HaRav Zvi Yehuda HaKohen Kook and a beloved teacher to thousands. In addition to spreading Torah to Jews in Israel and the Diaspora, he had the merit of meaningfully participating in Jewish history. On the tenth anniversary of Rav Benny leaving the world, Yehuda HaKohen discusses his teacher and shares a post-funeral recording of another teacher, Rav Moshe Kaplan, speaking about Rav Benny and the Torah he represented.
The Hebrew Identity 000: Creation's Secret Internal Structure (B'reishit)
28:01There is a hidden understanding of our Torah that has yet to reach the English-speaking Jewish world. Why does the Torah's narrative of Creation appear to conflict with leading scientific theories? What failure of Hevel led to his murder at the hands of Kayin? What is the secret meaning of the genealogical verses tracing the descendants of Kayin and Shet?
TNS 060: Understanding Today's Diaspora Jew (with Zachary Schaffer)
1:14:56Yehuda HaKohen is joined in New York by Zachary Schaffer to discuss the situation and mentality of young Diaspora Jews. The conversation addresses increased alienation from the State of Israel and how the next generation of Jewish leaders in the United States understands itself - and the choice to remain in exile - within the context of the larger Jewish story.
Our Torah's Most Challenging Topics (taking enemy women, slavery, vengeance, etc.)
1:07:53Could exploring some of the scarier areas of Israel's Torah help us find unexpected solutions to some of our generation's most daunting challenges? Enjoy this 2016 participatory discussion confronting and unpacking some of the Torah's most challenging issues (taking enemy women in battle, gentile slaves, vengeance against hostile populations within Israel's borders, etc.).
TNS 059: Rav Kook, 'Religious Zionism' & Diaspora Jews (with Hart Levine)
41:30On the 86th anniversary of HaRav Avraham Yitzḥak HaKohen Kook's departure from our world, Yehuda HaKohen is joined by Hart Levine of RZA-Mizrachi USA to discuss the importance of Rav Kook's Torah and its relevance to the current generation of Diaspora Jews. The two also address the challenges of relating to Jewish identity & Jewish issues within the context of a foreign civilization.
TNS 058: Addressing the Challenges of Israeli Society (with Ari Louis)
1:07:01Yehuda HaKohen shares a clip from a recent interview on the Ari Louis Show, where several topics relevant to decolonization and advancing Jewish history were discussed.
TNS 057: The Igbo, Nigeria & the Biafra Situation (with David Mark)
37:50What did Rudy, Noam & David unwittingly get involved in by going to film a documentary about the Igbo people in Nigeria? David Mark joins Yehuda HaKohen on the program ahead of Tisha B'Av to provide insight into the Jewish connections of the Igbo people and to explain the conflict between the Nigerian state and Biafra separatists that members of the Vision movement unintentionally stepped into. Dedicated to the elevation of the soul of Faiga bat David 🔥
TNS 056: Uprising Against Abbas in Ramallah (with Bryan Williams)
55:49Yehuda HaKohen is joined by Ramallah resident Bryan Williams to discuss the protests against the Palestinian Authority that have erupted in Ramallah following Nazir Banat's murder at the hands of Western-backed PA security forces.
TNS 055: The 'Change Government' is a Plutocracy (with Aryeh Shapiro)
34:55Yair Lapid's "change coalition" is almost totally comprised of factions representing the State of Israel's wealthiest and most westernized elites. Yehuda HaKohen is joined by Aryeh Shapiro for an analysis of Lapid's new "change government" and the need to take it down before it can cause too much harm to the State of Israel's Jewish character and working poor. The two also discuss Binyamin Netanyahu's success protecting Israel from Washington for 12 years and the political mistakes that led to the establishment of the current coalition.