Audio: Our sons are battling for Israel's Future

Judy's son joins the IDF, and Josh Hasten helps soldiers and residents of Southern Israel.
7/24/2014, 7:18 PM

A7 Radio's "Life Lessons with Judy Simon" with Judy Simon
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In this episode of Life Lessons, Judy changes her usual style. In the first half of the show, she talks about the war in Gaza, the internal strife of the Jewish people and the connection with the Three Weeks of mourning. She also shares her feelings in sending off her oldest son to the ranks of the IDF.
In the second half of the show, she interviews Josh Hasten, who tells of his mission to support both the soldiers fighting in Gaza, and the residents of Southern Israel who are experiencing the battle first-hand. Josh's campaign has drawn support from people all over the world, and has encouraged and gladdened the IDF soldiers greatly.
Josh also talks about his new endeavor on Voice of Israel radio.
Tune in to an unusual Life Lessons. It's a great show!

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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