2015 Guest List

Weekly Archive of the Guests of 2015


December 26, 2015: Guest Mark Levine, NYC Council Member – 7th District and Chair of the City Council’s Jewish Caucus. Discussion regarding the demand for a greater transparency on hate crimes with new proposal.

December 19, 2015: Guest Walter T. Mosley, NYS Assemblyman – District 57

December 12, 2015: Guest Councilman David Greenfield. Discussion regarding the security in our schools.

December 5, 2015: Guest Chaskel Bennett. Discussion regarding the Terror in America.

November 28, 2015: Guest Avi Issacharoff, Middle East Analyst at the Times of Israel.

November 21, 2015: Guest Representative Mike Rogers.  Host of Something to Think About , contributor, fellow, founder. Former chair agent vet

November 14, 2015: Agudath Convention Coverage

November 7, 2015: US – ISRAEL Security Alliance Tribute with Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen (Chair of House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Mid-East & North Africa) and Congressman Mike Rogers (Chairman of House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces).

October 31, 2015: Guest, Congressman Jerry Nadler responds to community’s outrage.

October 24, 2015: Guest Assemblyman Dov Hikind. Discussion regarding his recent trip to Israel.

October 17, 2015: Guests: Rabbi Tropp and Rabbi Zakuntinsky. Discussion regarding the Shabbos Project.

October 10, 2015: No Broadcast –  Due to Holidays

October 3, 2015: Guest Host Chaskel Bennett. Guest Congressman Dan Donovan (R – NY – 11th District). Donovan [ @dandonovan_ny ] is the former Richmond Country District Attorney.

September 26, 2015: Guest, Mrs. Ruthie Lichtenstein

September 19, 2015: Guest Host Chaskel Bennett. Guest Malcolm Hoenlein [ @Conf_of_Pres ].

September 12, 2015: Guest, Chaskel Bennett

September 5, 2015: Guest, Chaskel Bennett

August 29, 2015: Guest, Congressman Dan Donovan (R – NY – 11th District). Donovan [ @dandonovan_ny ] is the former Richmond Country District Attorney. Congressional Voting Record: https://donovan.house.gov/about/votes-and-legislation

August 22, 2015: Guest Omri Ceren of the Israel Project discusses the Iran Deal and relations of America and Israel.

August 15, 2015: Guest, Malcolm Hoenlein [ @Conf_of_Pres ]

August 8, 2015: Guest, Congresswoman Grace Meng (D- NY 6th District).  Grace [ @RepGraceMeng ] is the first Asian-American Member of Congress from New York State, and the only Congress-member of Asian descent in the entire Northeast. She is also the first female Member of Congress from Queens since former Vice Presidential nominee Geraldine Ferraro.

August 1, 2015: Guest, Congressman Eliot Engel (NY 16th District)

July 25, 2015: No Broadcast – Tisha B’av

July 18, 2015: Guest, Alan Dershowitz. Continued discussion in regards to Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS).

July 15, 2015 (Wednesday): Guest, Alan Dershowitz. Special radio broadcast to discuss the college campuses that are flooded with Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolutions. This has increased in both reach and intensity. It appears greater number of educational institutions have this occurring and we haven’t seen it like this before.

July 11, 2015: No Broadcast

July 4, 2015: Guest Alan Dershowitz discusses the fight against the BDS Movement.

June 27, 2015: Guest Rabbi David Zwiebel (Agudath Israel of America). This is a wrap up broadcast to discussions from Albany visit. Rabbi Zweibel notes that, “Allies from all across the school joined this effort. We will be back.

June 20, 2015: Guests: Rabbi David Zwiebel and Chaskel Bennett. Discussion regarding a push to encourage Albany to pass Education Tax Credits.

June 13, 2015: Guest Professor Alan M. Dershowitz is Brooklyn native who has been called “the nation’s most peripatetic civil liberties lawyer” and one of its “most distinguished defenders of individual rights.”

June 6, 2015: The Historic Battle for Tuition Relief – Education Tax Credits Front and Center in Albany. Revered Monsignor Kieran E. Harrington Vicar for Communications Diocese of Brooklyn.

May 30, 2015: Guest, Assemblyman Steven H. Cymbrowitz – 45th District and Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte – 42nd District. Discussion regarding the Education Tax Credit.

May 23, 2015: No Broadcast – due to Shavuos holiday

May 16, 2015: Guest

May 9, 2015: Guests Rabbi Shmuel Bloom (62 years actively helping then working for Agudath) and Executive Vice President of Agudath, Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zweibel. Discussion on the 2015 Agudath Israel of America Dinner.

May 2, 2015: Special Election Coverage – NY’s Congressional District 11 (Southern Brooklyn & Staten Island). Guests include Republican Candidate Daniel Donovan [@dandonovan_ny] and Democratic Candidate Vincent Gentile [@Vinnie4Congress]. Show also featuring questions from Chaskel Bennett [@ChaskelBennett].

April 25, 2015: Discussion with Robert Morgenthau, Trustee for The Museum of Jewish Heritage (Part 2 of 2)

April 18, 2015: Discussion with Robert Morgenthau, Trustee for The Museum of Jewish Heritage (Part 1 of 2)

April 11, 2015: A Conversation on Iran, National Security & the future of New York with Congressman Chris Gibson [@ChrisGibsonNY 5]

April 4, 2015: – No Broadcast —  Pesach (Passover) Holiday

March 28th, 2015: Comptroller Scott Stringer [@scottmstringer} Pesach message/ & Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder [@YPGoldfeder] fighting for us in Albany #EITC

March 21, 2015: EITC discussion with Assemblyman Dov Hikind [@HikindDov] and Senator Marty Golden [@SenMartyGolden], with brief appearance by [@ChaskelBennett]

March 14, 2015: Discussing the UPCOMING ELECTIONS IN ISRAEL with PR and Political Consultant, Asher Gold .

March 7, 2015: Elin Suleymanov, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan [@ElinSuleymanov] speaks with Leon at the AIPAC Policy Conference

February 28, 2015: Guest Malcolm Hoenlein, Vice Chair of the Conference of Presidents [ @Conf_of_Pres ] discussing Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress

February 21, 2015: Discussions with an influential group of Congressional leaders from D.C. Follow them on twitter to see their latest comments: @RepEliotEngel @RepLeeZeldin @RepJerryNadler @RepEdRoyce @RepTedDeutch @BradSherman

February 14, 2015: ‘Community Matters’ show from Agudath Israel of America’s mission to D.C. guests include: Senator Bob Menendez, Senator Charles Schumer, Senator Ben Cardin, Senator Tim Scott, Senator Ron Johnson, Rep. Ted Poe

February 7, 2015: Chirlane McCray [@Chirlane], Tish James, Scott Stringer, Council Members: Melissa Mark-Viverito, Greenfield, Lander, Williams and Treyger

January 31, 2015: Congressman Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania

January 24, 2015: State of the State Address in Albany with political guests

January 17th, 2015: Dr. Charles Asher Small, Director of the Institute for Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy

January 10th, 2015: Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chair Conference of Presidents, discussing “THE CRISIS IN PARIS”

January 3rd, 2015:  Simcha Lyons and Jason Lyons