Has human decency and kindness gone the way of the dinosaur? Is the ‘art of shallow’ the way of the future? Concert pianist, raconteur, business consultant and motivational lecturer Orit Wolf shares powerful insights regarding …Keep Reading!
Jerusalem’s own Andrea Simantov hosts a fun and informative show called “Pull Up a Chair!” on Israel News Talk Radio.
Andrea is a frequent columnist for The Jerusalem Post and is a monthly contributor for JLife Magazine in Orange County California and the San Diego Jewish Journal. Until it’s closure, she was the host of the popular ‘Gimme A Break’ radio show on Rusty Mike Radio station. A former Manhattan-based public relations and marketing manager, today Andrea is the owner of Great Cuts & Makeovers beauty company. She lectures to women throughout Israel on health, attitude and laughing, celebrating life to the fullest.
As a divorced, single mother of six, in 2011 New York born Andrea married former South African Ronney Zaltzman, a widowed father of two adults. Together they are the ecstatic grandparents of 26 relatively well-behaved children. Andrea and Ronney have yet to master the art of growing old gracefully as they compete in spinning marathons, are avid snorkelers and were the oldest contestants ever to appear on Israel’s “The Amazing Race.”
“Pull Up a Chair!” will focus on the ‘fun Israel’, introducing listeners to off-the-beaten-path people and places that rarely grace the front pages of the Middle Eastern press: Moms, entrepreneurs, daredevils, closet-pundits, street-cleaners, rabbis, wannabe-rabbis, chefs, eaters and others, all will have a seat at Andrea’s table. We’ll visit the weird and I’ll-be-darned stories of the week and try to make sense of the unsensible.
Whether exploring issues of self-growth, food, spirituality, parenting, relationships, age-discrimination or personal finance, each week Andrea will address exciting topics that speak to you and those you care about.
As Israel News Talk Radio grows better and better, the addition of “Pull Up a Chair!” with Andrea Simantov ensures that an already stellar line-up of top-drawer programming will continue to excite and challenge a broad range of intelligent listeners.
LISTEN LIVE: (call-in show)
US Eastern time: Wednesday nights, 12 midnight (or read it as Thursdays EARLY wee morning 12:08am)
Israel time: Thursdays 7am
‘Thought Buffet’ for the new month, Rosh Chodesh Adar: Do we set different standards of honest between how we relate to one another versus the way we relate to God? Will South Africa prosper or …Keep Reading!
Andrea on fire! Poland has white-washed their complicity in the murders of millions of men, women and children and, with a swipe of the pen, declared it an actionable crime to protest this revision of …Keep Reading!
Are we social animals or, in fact, solitary beings who are forced into unions that do not feel natural? Listeners weigh in. This week’s special “You Gotta Meet” guest is Lesley Kaplan, business mentor and …Keep Reading!
Smack dab in the middle of winter, we turn our attention toward Spring, renewal and rebirth. Farmers plant before they reap and we, too, “cultivate” our faith and commitment to God. Special guest is Nadia …Keep Reading!
Corking the hemorrhage of American taxes for a malignant cause with Trump’s curbing of UNRWA funding.. Plus obscure stories of the week along with a new segment called “My Jewish Hero” featuring a man or …Keep Reading!
A challenge for listeners: raise defiant and non-compliant voices after the road-slaughter of Rabbi Raziel Shevach, z’l. Later she dishes with dear friend – writer and artist Ellen Horowitz, author of the book ‘The Oslo …Keep Reading!
Joke: “How to you make a small fortune in Israel? Start with a large one!” Most immigrants, however, aren’t laughing; love of Zion can take a back seat to the day-to-day struggles incurred by trying …Keep Reading!
It’s December 28, 2017/10 B’Tevet 5778 and we’re still fasting, mourning and repenting over the destruction of the Beis HaMikdash/Holy Temple in 425 BCE! Why? Isn’t it time to “get over it”? Or is something …Keep Reading!
A surprisingly upbeat conversation about a critically important topic: Fifteen years ago, Dvora Corn, an American olah to Israel, dived head-first into a societal chasm that rapidly altered the prevalent attitudes about end-of-life treatment. Partnering …Keep Reading!