Debbie Goldsmith is the Director of Aardvark Israel, a gap year program in Israel for Jewish students, which she co-founded with the late Keith Berman.
Originally from California and now based in Israel, Rabbi Yonatan Neril is the Founding Director of the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development.
Prof. Joel Mokyr is a world-renowned economic historian & award winning author who made Aliyah after WW2. He joins Ilene Prusher at the TLV1 studio.
Robin Twite, whose work with the British Council led to a life in Israel, discusses IPCRI, the unique Israeli-Palestinian NGO he works with today, and the changes he has witnessed here over the years.
Doug Altabef says the desire to contribute to the building of a young country was enough to persuade his family to make the move from New York to Israel.
If you're an expat living in Israel and you've moved here in the past few years, you've most likely heard of Secret Tel Aviv.
Thomas Hubl, a contemporary spiritual teacher, has found a perfect home for his work in Israel, where he believes there is a strong spiritual dimension.
A professor of Jewish history at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, Renee Levine Melammed is remedying an age-old malady of historiography, using the many means at her disposal.
Ulrike Goldenblatt's parents devised an intricate escape plan to flee East Germany- but before it could be used, the wall came tumbling down, and changed Goldenblatt's life forever.
Roland P. Young's first interest in his Jewish roots came only when, as a young sympathizer of the Black Panther movement, he heard about their Israeli equivalent.
Dublin-born Robert Segal is the founding owner of Molly Bloom's, the first Irish pub in Tel Aviv.
Kenny Roger, the Middle East Secretary for the Church of Scotland, explains how he made his way to Israel, his role in the church's activities, and what he most misses as a Scot abroad.
When disaster strikes in a far-flung corner of the earth, a search and rescue team is required: This is where Hilik Magnus comes in.
Rogel Alpher talks to Holocaust survivor Dina Merhav, a sculptress who specializes in outdoor iron constructions.
From 2006, Dani Dayan served as the Chairman of the Yesha Council - the organization of municipal councils of Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Dr. Harinder Mishra tells Rogel Alpher about his upbringing in a small Indian village, and how he ended up working as a journalist in Israel.
Orthodox Jewish comedian Yisrael Campbell joins host Rogel Alpher to discuss his remarkable and unconventional life story.
Dr. Lumír Hanuš explains to host Rogel Alpher that many of the beliefs about the dangers of the drug are false, and that it has very strong medicinal qualities.
In this episode we speak to Dr. Alan Marcus, the 66-year-old Bostonian who serves as Director of Strategic Planning and Chief Resilience Officer for the rocket-battered city of Ashkelon.
Despite this summer’s hostilities, former Knesset member and minister Rabbi Michael Melchior is still convinced that Israeli-Palestinian peace is within reach.
What will the 'Nazi Hunter' Dr. Efraim Zuroff do now that Laszlo Csatary, touted to be the 'most wanted living Nazi,' has passed away?
Host Rogel Alpher talks to Joanna Landau, the founder and executive director of Kinetis Ltd., a grassroots organization which seeks to boost Israel's image in the world.
Olympic racewalker Shaul P. Ladany's life has been strewn with challenges - far more strenuous than his decades-long training regime.
What has calligraphy and ink artist Kazuo Ishii - who has studied with Japanese and Chinese masters - been doing in Israel for 17 years?
Mehereta Baruch-Ron joins Rogel Alpher to discuss her incredible transformation from Ethiopian village child to Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv.
Host Rogel Alpher speaks to Prof. Dan Michman, Head of the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem.
Host Rogel Alpher meets a midwife whose goal is to help empower women through the natural home-birth process.
Host Rogel Alpher meets Dr. Lionel Bobot, who made Aliyah from France with his family three years ago, and has since thrown himself into developing the Israeli tourism industry.
Named by CNN as one of the top six 'Green Pioneers' worldwide, entrepreneur, financier and activist Yosef Abramowitz is co-founder of Israel's leading solar power enterprises.
Menachem and Yehudit Vinograd are the founders and producers of Israel's Jacob's Ladder Folk Festival. They share their journey with Rogel Alpher.