The program is replayed Fridays between 2PM and 3PM on Melbourne’s 3ZZZ 92.3FM
This week’s Summer Series episode is focusing on Israel Today.
Title: KAN English News Flash – January 11, 2023 at 2PM (IST) - The latest bulletin from the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (*from 1:35 mins)
Description: Shas spiritual leader dies at age 94. Leaders of protest against judicial reform meet with police commissioner ahead of demonstration. President Herzog receives credentials of Turkish ambassador to Israel.
Title: Ambassador Paul Griffiths – meet our man in Israel (*from 9:31 mins)
Description: Maurice Klein speaks with Ambassador Paul Griffiths, Australia’s Ambassador to Israel since September 2020. Ambassador Griffiths is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DAFT), his most recent overseas posting was Minister - Counsellor in Washington and he has previously served overseas in Jakarta, Manilla and Seoul. We heard how Ambassador Griffiths got on his bike and rode all over Israel to tell the locals that the “Aussies Are Coming (for the 21st Maccabiah Games)”, putting together a stunning five minute promotional video showcasing our beautiful Israel, the eternal home of the Jewish people. Ambassador Griffiths is keen to further build the Australia-Israel bilateral relationship during his term in Israel. You can follow Ambassador Griffiths at the Australia Embassy in Israel Facebook page and Twitter@AusAmbIsrael PS, Check out what Ambassador Griffiths had to say about our L'Chaim tour guide, Effi Yaacobi.
Title: Professor Ariel Porat – the dynamic president of Tel Aviv University (*from 25:27 mins)
Description: Morry Frenkel speaks with Professor Ariel Porat, President Tel Aviv University (TAU) about his recent visit to Australia where he had discussions with local universities and members of the Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce. On his way he participated in the 12th annual International Academic Advisory Panel in Singapore. Professor Porat also talks about TAU’s goals in Australia and the ways in which the university can contribute to strengthening relations between Israel and the Jewish community here. You can follow the Friends of Tel Aviv University on Facebook.
Title: Lt Col (res) Sarit Zehavi - Bombing in Jerusalem carries echoes of the Intifada (*from 40:26 mins)
Description: Maurice Klein speaks with Lt Col (res) Sarit Zehavi, founder and CEO of the ALMA NGO in the Galilee, monitoring the security issues on Israel's northern borders and elsewhere. Sarit outlines her thoughts of the latest ALMA Newsletter title last week "Bombing in Jerusalem carries echoes of Intifada" also discussing the overall serious escalation of Palestinian terrorism with over 2200 acts of Palestinian terrorism in Israel thus far in 2022. www.israel-alma,org.
Title: Gareth Narunsky – Tomorrow’s AJN Headlines today (*from 57:22 mins)
Description: We cross to Gareth Narunsky, the Australian Jewish News National Editor, for the headlines in this week’s edition of the paper.
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