Former Israeli Ambassador (Retired) Yoram Ettinger, Dr. Martin Sherman, Ruthie Blum and Michael Freund, a rare gathering of Israel’s most influential voices headline a special 90-minute forum. Billed as Talk Radio for Fine Minds, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show’s discussion, Israelis on Israel airs on The BlogTalkRadio Online Network and is available to international listeners.
Ambassador (Retired) Yoram Ettinger is an insider on US-Israel relations, Mideast politics and overseas investments in Israel's high tech. He is a consultant to members of the Israeli Cabinet and Knesset, and regularly briefs US legislators and their staff.
Dr. Martin Sherman served for seven years in operational capacities in the Israeli Defense establishment. He was a ministerial adviser to Yitzhak Shamir's government and lectured for 20 years at Tel Aviv University. He writes and lectures on political, diplomatic and security issues. Dr. Sherman is currently involved in establishing The Israel Institute of Strategic Studies, an independent policy center.
Michael Freund served as Deputy Communications Director in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office under Binyamin Netanyahu during his first term. He is the Founder and Chairman of Shavei Israel (www.shavei.org), a Jerusalem-based group that reaches out and assists "lost Jews" seeking to return to the Jewish people. Freund is a correspondent and syndicated columnist for the Jerusalem Post and authors the blog on Middle East affairs, Fundamentally Freund.
Ruthie Blum, an American-Israeli journalist, columnist and former features editor of the Jerusalem Post, She is the author of To Hell in a Handbasket: Carter, Obama, and the 'Arab Spring.' She writes for Israel Hayom.