Hadassah Chen

Hadassah Chen

Host of 'Real Talk'

News by Hadassah Chen

'Real Talk' with Daniel Finkelman: Using showbiz for the sake of Israel

'Real Talk' with Daniel Finkelman, prolific director, producer, and founder of SparksNext

'Real Talk' with Daniel Finkelman: Using showbiz for the sake of Israel

Real Talk: The Fiddler on the Tank

Hadassah Chen speaks with Mordechay, an IDF Artillery Corps soldier who suffered 11 broken ribs but is still working to inspire others.

Real Talk: The Fiddler on the Tank

Meet the photographer who brings out the soldiers' smiles

Menachem Geisinsky, who runs the 'Smiling Soldiers' project, talks with Hadassah Chen about his unique project, and the over 15,000 stories it has told.

Meet the photographer who brings out the soldiers' smiles

Bereaved son on Real Talk: 'All our leaders need to be replaced'

Bereaved son Micah Lakin Avni lays out the steps for Israel to see a new and brighter future after the war.

Bereaved son on Real Talk: 'All our leaders need to be replaced'

'Real Talk' with 'That Jewish Family'

Meeting That Jewish Family for an interview was an exciting opportunity for me to delve deeper into the lives and experiences of this renowned social media sensation.

'Real Talk' with 'That Jewish Family'

Real Talk: Interview with the proud mother of an IDF soldier

An inspiring interview with Devorah Lea Andrusier, mother of a lone soldier deployed to the battlefields of the Gaza Strip.

Real Talk: Interview with the proud mother of an IDF soldier

Parents of kidnapped soldier: 'We don't need sympathy, we need action'

The parents of hostage Omer Neutra say that everyone, both citizens and lawmakers around the world, needs to push for the hostages' release.

Parents of kidnapped soldier: 'We don't need sympathy, we need action'

Margaret Rottem: 'We are the people of the book'

Special interview with Margaret Lunzer Rottem about the legacy her father Jack Lunzer and the Valmadonna Collection at the national library.

Margaret Rottem: 'We are the people of the book'

Michal Oshman: What would you do if you weren't afraid?

'Real Talk' with Michal Oshman who worked at Facebook and TikTok and discovered the light of Judaism.

Michal Oshman: What would you do if you weren't afraid?

Real Talk: Avraham Fried presents his new childrens' book

Hadassah Chen met renounce renowned artist Avraham Fried behind the scenes of the Tzama show in Jerusalem.

Real Talk: Avraham Fried presents his new childrens' book

Fleur Hassan Nahum: The mission - fighting on the media battlefront

'Real Talk' with prominent Israeli politician and media expert Fleur Hassan Nahum

Fleur Hassan Nahum: The mission - fighting on the media battlefront

'Real Talk' with Jeryko: The American singer who came to strengthen and be part

Musician Yaniv Hoffman is in Israel, working on the front lines, meeting with fellow soldiers, and providing strength through his music

'Real Talk' with Jeryko: The American singer who came to strengthen and be part

Real Talk: The Rabbi who brought the hostages' families to the 'Ohel'

Rabbi Assi Spiegel speaks about trip to the US with families of the Israelis kidnapped by Hamas terrorists in Gaza

Real Talk: The Rabbi who brought the hostages' families to the 'Ohel'

Navigating challenges & finding unity in Rome's Jewish community

'Real Talk' with Mr. Viktor Fadlun, the esteemed head of the Jewish community in Rome

Navigating challenges & finding unity in Rome's Jewish community

'Real Talk' with Maurizio Molinari, director of La Repubblica

In an all-telling interview, I spoke with the director of La Repubblica about antisemitism, politics, Israeli-Italian relations, and more.

'Real Talk' with Maurizio Molinari, director of La Repubblica

Eitan and Leora Ashman: Dealing with the challenge of Aphasia, together

Meet the incredibly inspiring couple who face a significant challenge in their lives and are now using their experience to raise awareness.

Eitan and Leora Ashman: Dealing with the challenge of Aphasia, together

Real Talk with Atty. Nati Rom: Between the hills of Samaria and the courts of law

We had the opportunity to host Attorney Nati Rom for a talk about the love of the land and the fight for truth.

Real Talk with Atty. Nati Rom: Between the hills of Samaria and the courts of law

'Real Talk' with Eli Marcus: Growing up in a family of music, finding your own tune

Eli Marcus, a rising star in the Jewish music world, told us about his musical background and his close-knit, supportive, talented family.

'Real Talk' with Eli Marcus: Growing up in a family of music, finding your own tune

New book: 'How to believe in heaven when it hurts like hell'

'Real Talk' with Rabbi Gershon Shusterman, author of "Why God Why"

New book: 'How to believe in heaven when it hurts like hell'

'Real Talk' with 'Jewish Matchmaking' star Cindy Seni

Cindy Seni from the Netflix's hit series comes to the studio with her insights and thoughts from behind the scenes.

'Real Talk' with 'Jewish Matchmaking' star Cindy Seni

Pollard: ' 'I told the warden - G-d runs the world, not you' | Extensive INN interview

Jonathan Pollard joins Israel National News to discuss both his own past and Israel's future.

Pollard: ' 'I told the warden - G-d runs the world, not you' | Extensive INN interview

Hatzalah Without Borders: Resilience and dedication

'Real Talk' with Natalie Sopinsky, from the "Hatzalah Without Borders" organization

Hatzalah Without Borders: Resilience and dedication

Israel & USA: Understanding the complex diplomatic relations

Watch: Real Talk with Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States - Michael Oren

Israel & USA: Understanding the complex diplomatic relations

Real Talk with Benny Friedman: It's not about being a star, rather about connecting souls

Benny Friedman visited the studio on a very important day for Chabad and world Jewry - Gimel Tamuz. Watch.

Real Talk with Benny Friedman: It's not about being a star, rather about connecting souls

Real Talk: The secret behind a great rabbinical sermon

A peek into the life of Rabbi Yossy Goldman, a great rabbi in South Africa and a hand-appointed emissary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

Real Talk: The secret behind a great rabbinical sermon

The woman behind Codex Sasson

Real Talk with Sharon Liberman Mintz, the Curator of Jewish Art at the Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary.

The woman behind Codex Sasson

Real Talk: Chess and faith

An inspiring story of an inspiring chess master - Allen Avraham J Steigman.

Real Talk: Chess and faith

Rabanit Bassie Garelik: The 'Shlucha' who came to restore the faith

'Real Talk' with the woman who was sent 63 years ago to rebuild the Jewish community in Milan after the war.

Rabanit Bassie Garelik: The 'Shlucha' who came to restore the faith

New King crowned: Are you 'team husband' or 'team wife'?

Four points I want to share on the coronation of King Charles. Op-ed.

New King crowned: Are you 'team husband' or 'team wife'?

'A new king is a celebration'

Watch: A new episode of 'Real Talk', this time with Rabbi YY Schochet.

'A new king is a celebration'

"It's a Jewish state first, and then a democracy"

Watch: We spoke with some of the participants of the mass right-wing protest in Jerusalem, asking what made them to take to the streets.

"It's a Jewish state first, and then a democracy"

Music from the horror

'Real Talk' with Francesco Lotoro, the Italian composer who gave life to music from the death camps

Music from the horror

It's a bird, it's a plane... it's Hatzolah Air

'Real Talk' with Captain Eli Rowe and Doctor Avishai Neuman of Hatzolah Air.

It's a bird, it's a plane... it's Hatzolah Air

Helping the Jews of Ukraine - in Ukraine and in Israel

'Real Talk' with Dan Makogon, of STL Israel. Watch.

Helping the Jews of Ukraine - in Ukraine and in Israel

Real Talk: It's time for a moment of silence

Rabbi Avraham Frank and his wife wish to have all schools implement a moment of silence.

Real Talk: It's time for a moment of silence

Being a rabbi in Brazil, feeding soup and spirituality

'Real Talk' with Rabbi Dovid Weitman, Rabbi of Sao Paolo’s Jewish community

Being a rabbi in Brazil, feeding soup and spirituality

Rabbi Sholom Dovber Lipskar: The Rabbi whose synagogue became an emergency center

'Real Talk' with Rabbi of 'The Shu'l of Bal Harbour in Surfside, Florida

Rabbi Sholom Dovber Lipskar: The Rabbi whose synagogue became an emergency center

Real Talk with Haim Gozali, the Israeli Batman

Meet the Israeli martial arts champion who uses his capabilities to bring peace and spread his Zionist ideals.

Real Talk with Haim Gozali, the Israeli Batman

Inspiring: Humor and laughter to commemorate the murdered child

'Real Talk' with Sherri Mandell, the bereaved mother of terror victim Kobi Mandell

Inspiring: Humor and laughter to commemorate the murdered child

Watch: 'Real Talk' with the heroes of Surfside

A strong and beautiful friendship born in a dramatic moment and out of tragedy which will last forever.

Watch: 'Real Talk' with the heroes of Surfside