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Audio: Danny Danon Interview, Miley Cyrus Gaza Song & Israeli Abortions

Exclusive interview with Danny Danon on John Kerry, the new Gaza Miley Cyrus viral video, & abortions in Israel.
1/16/2014, 2:33 PM

A7 Radio's "Reality Bytes" with Josh Hasten
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Part 1:

Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon calls in to the show on his way to the Jordan Valley where he was slated to plant trees in honor of the holiday of Tu Bishvat, showing solidarity with the Jewish residents living there. Danon expressed how the Jordan Valley must remain in Israeli hands, for security reasons, and for self-respect.

Part 2:

Ruth Tidhar, Assistant Director and Chief Social Worker of the EFRAT organization whose goal is to inform women in Israel faced with an unwanted pregnancy that there are choices. The organization believes that not all unwanted pregnancies must end with an abortion.

Part 3:

Orit Arfa is back with a new Miley Cyrus parody called- "Gaza Wrecking Ball," which has already generated thousands of hits in just 48 since its YouTube release. Hear about the message she is sharing in this 'controversial' video.

Part 4:

Rabbi Guy Avihod, director of the Shaf Yativ Yeshiva for rehabilitation for people with mental illness, discusses the meaning of the holiday of Tu Bishvat - showing our connection and appreciation for the Land of Israel.

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Josh Hasten is the President of the Bar-Am Public Relations firm based in Jerusalem and the CAMERA organization's 2009 Letter Writer of the Year. He is the founder of, a service which gives pro-Israel advocates the opportunity to improve their chances of getting their ideas published in the media. Josh hosts the Reality Bytes podcast live every Thursday from 9:00 am - 11:00 am Israel time on Arutz Sheva -  Israel National Radio.
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