What is Israel's government like behind the scenes? Who better to reveal that than our old friend, author and Middle East expert Avi Lipkin (avilipkin.net). He joins us from his home east of Jerusalem for a candid conversation. He describes the new incoming government and why former Prime Minister Netanyahu's time in power ended. He also reveals that there is a surprising amount of socialists within the Israeli government and military in that country's version of a deep state. And you don't want to miss the story of Avi, a Jewish man, having dinner with a neo-Nazi and the lessons learned there! Never a dull moment when Avi's here.
The terms "racist" and "white supremacist" are thrown around constantly in today's public discourse, but does anyone know the true meaning of the words? Jeff Schoep (www.beyondbarriersusa.org), Founder of Beyond Barriers, joins us today to describe his journey from leader of the country's largest neo-Nazi organization for 25 years to an outspoken opponent of hate and shepherd to those wishing to leave extremist organizations. He discusses how people align themselves with extremist groups to begin with, what his group believed during his tenure, and how he helps rescue people from the cycle of hatred.