The two delve into what gave Natan Sharansky the strength to survive and fight during his imprisonment in the Soviet Union; his feelings about Israel, now having lived there for more than three decades; and how the Jewish world can fight the rise of anti-Semitism. They also talk about the Iranian threat; human rights on the international stage; his wife, Avital; and advice to the younger Jewish generation.
It also airs on the Jewish Broadcasting Service (JBS).
About “Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim”:
“Global Perspectives” is Jewish News Syndicate’s newest production. Join former U.S. Deputy Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism at the U.S. Department of State Ellie Cohanim, as she hosts some of the most important geopolitical conversations taking place in the Jewish world today. Cohanim, a sought-after speaker in her own right, interviews heads of state, policymakers, thought leaders and activists, in frank and open discussions.
These conversations provide key insights into critical and time-sensitive issues, including the Iranian nuclear threat, the rise of violent anti-Semitism, anti-Zionist activities, Christian and Muslim support for Israel, and the historic Abraham Accords.