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Audio: Pitching the Jewish Heartland to the World

Elie Pieprz brings the biblical heartland to the hearts of diplomats worldwide.
6/13/2014, 8:58 AM

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With the passion for life and for proud Judaism that he inherited from his Auschwitz-surviving grandmother, the articulate Elie Pieprz stands as a formidable representative of the Jewish communities of Judea and Samaria to the world.

As the Director of External Affairs of the Yesha Council, Elie seeks to show the world the human side of the Jewish residents of the communities in the heartland.

In this exclusive interview, Elie talks about, among other things, Mark Twain, internationally acclaimed wineries, John Kerry, the refugee problem, visiting-US congressmen, Jewish unity, and the Hand of G-d.

Tune in to meet this passionate Jew who cares deeply about his country, and who knows how to express it in terms that touch people from all over the world and from all parts of the political map.

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Judy Simon is the host of the show Life Lessons and the mother of six children. After almost 20 years of teaching English and special education, Judy now serves as the Beit El Tourism Coordinator, and organizes tours of the site of Jacob's Dream in Beit El. Check out Beit El's website: and "like" the Beit El Heritage Center Facebook page: To "like" the Hebrew page: Life Lessons explores fascinating people from all walks of life and follows their stories of lessons learned along the way. The Life Lessons podcast airs every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Israel time on Israel National Radio.
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