Audio: United With Israel, World Food Day and Iraqi Heritage

Interviews with Eitan Press of United With Israel, Joseph Gitler of the Leket food bank, and author IQ Al Rasooli.
10/13/2013, 7:00 PM

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Eitan Press, content manager for United With Israel talks about their project to build bomb shelters for Israelis in the south threatened by rocket attacks. "The world needs to know about Israel's medical innovation, high-tech innovation and spiritual innovation, not just conflict," Press states.

Joseph Gitler, founder and chairman of Leket, a food rescue network that serves the National Food Bank talks about World Food Day and how volunteers are helping make sure Israel's needy don't fall through the cracks.

IQ Al Rasooli, author of Lifting the Veil discusses his multicultural upbringing in Baghdad, Iraq with Jews, Christians, Muslims, Zoroastrians, and other ethnic groups and how it all came crashing down. What is the true history of Iraq and how did it get to the point it's at today? Al Rasooli explains and elaborates on a clip from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.  Plus, excerpts from a tough interview with Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu conducted by Gallagher Fenwick of France 24.  Ben Bresky guest hosts the show..

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Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish and Israeli musicians from Carlebach to klezmer, from hasidic to trance. For full archives visit
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