Maurice Klein
Maurice Klein.

Hosted by Maurice Klein, Shabbat Shalom presents anything noteworthy to do with the Jewish community and Jewish world, with a centrality of Israel. Good music, good humour with no PC or woke, just always wearing my heart on my sleeve. 


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15 Jan 2021, 3pm

15 Jan 2021, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive The Classic’s EDDIE TAMIR  joined us today with the great news that JIFF- Jewish International Film Festival 2021 returns next month, with another excellent line up of more than 50 movies. Commencing February 17 to March 16 JIFF is opening with the Australian premiere of the award-winning Israeli film Incitement. Bookings: jiff.com.au SEE YOU AT THE MOVIES. Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]  972  52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom   Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE

15 Jan 2021, 3pm

15 Jan 2021, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Our first guest on Shabbat Shalom 2021 is ROSALIE SILVERSTEIN (at 9.40 mins) with a Posh Opp update, caring for children with special needs.  Bless Rosalie with her wonderful team of volunteers. The Classic’s EDDIE TAMIR (at 28.25 mins) joined us today with the great news that JIFF Jewish International Film Festival 2021 is happening next month, commencing February 17 to March 16  Bookings: jiff.com.au   SEE YOU AT THE MOVIES. Shabat Shalon regular BARRY SHAW (at52.45 mins)Senior Associate for Public Diplomacy Israel Institute for Strategic Studies, discusses the serious issues confronting America’s Democracy, with the Democrats 2nd Impeachment dog and pony show. Barry also has some very serious concerns with Israel’s war against the China COVID-19 pandemic, compulsory vaccination and the restrictions if you don’t. Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected],net.il   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom  Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE

15 Jan 2021, 4pm

15 Jan 2021, 4pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Shabbat Shalom regular BARRY SHAW, Senior Associate for Public Diplomacy Israel Institute for Strategic Studies, discusses the serious issues confronting America’s Democracy, with the Democrats 2nd Impeachment dog and pony show. Barry also has some very serious concerns with Israel’s war against the China COVID-19 pandemic, compulsory vaccination, and the restrictions if you don’t. Barry has written some excellent books.  "A Tale of Love and Destiny" " Israel Reclaiming the Narrative" " Fighting Hamas, BDS, and Anti-Semitism" ‘BDS For Idiot"  " 1917 From Palestine to the Land of Israel" Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom  Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE  

1 Jan 2021, 3pm

1 Jan 2021, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Continuing the recap review of Shabbat Shalom 2020, the year that was (or not), today’s program focuses on the songs that were played and why. Next week’s Shabbat Shalom will continue with the music theme with songs played in the second half of 2020. Wishing everyone a very happy healthy COVID-free 2021. Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom   Am Yisrael Chai    PEACE

25 Dec 2020, 4pm

25 Dec 2020, 4pm Shabbat Shalom Drive I was thrilled to close-out 2020 with another outstanding JUSTIN AMLER recording JEWS TODAY FACE MANY CHALLENGES. It is called JEWS SHOULD STAND TOGETHER in The Times Of Israel Blogs https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/jews-should-stand-together/    Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom   Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE

25 Dec 2020, 3pm

25 Dec 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Wishing a Merry Christmas to our Christian friends all around the world. PEACE ON EARTH. MK As I do each year at this time, today’s program was all about 2020, the year that was on Shabbat Shalom. I would like to thank, all the guests for joining me on Shabbat Shalom with their stories, their great work, and their great organisations, large and small. My sincere special thanks go out to the many regular contributors to Shabbat Shalom, EFFI YAACOBI (Israel) JUSTIN AMLER, AJA PRESIDENT DAVID ADLER, BARRY SHAW (Israel) Lt Col(Res) SARIT ZEHAVI (ISRAEL), MDA’S GLYNIS LIPSON, DAVID SHULBERG and many more. Stay COVID free and tune into Shabbat Shalom again during 2021 Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]    972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom  Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE

18 Dec 2020, 3pm

18 Dec 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive The Australian Jewish Association President, Dr DAVIDADLER, along with the AJA’s Vice President ALAN FREEDMAN joined me for a live Shabbat Shalom broadcast on Zoom, for an AJA 2020 recap, the year that was.  AND a great year it was. https://www.facebook.com/AustralianJewishAssociation/videos/144453604109539 Shabbat Shalom regular BARRY SHAW (at53/00 mins) Senior Associate For Public Diplomacy at the Israel Institute for Strategic Studies, takes us behind the scenes to understand the background and direction that Biden executives will take America and its impact on Israel. Take a DEEP BREATH. Barry has written a number of books. " Israel Reclaiming the Narrative" " Fighting Hamas, BDS, and Anti-Semitism" "BDS for Idiots" "Sarah’s Story" " 1917 From Palestine to the Land of Israel" Follow Barry on The View From Israel theviewfromisrael.com, FaceBook, Parler, Linkedin Exploring Israel With Effi [email protected] 972 52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom    Am Yisrael Chai    PEACE

18 Dec 2020, 4pm

18 Dec 2020, 4pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Shabbat Shalom regular BARRY SHAW, Senior Associate For Public Diplomacy at the Israel Institute for Strategic Studies, takes us behind the scenes to understand the background and direction that Biden executives will take America and its impact on Israel. Barry has written a number of books.  " Israel Reclaiming the Narrative" " Fighting Hamas, BDS, and Anti-Semitism"  "BDS for Idiots" "Sarah’s Story" " 1917 From Palestine to the Land of Israel" Follow Barry on The View From Israel  theviewfromisrael.com, FaceBook, Parler, Linkedin Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]    972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom    Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE  

11 Dec 2020, 4pm

11 Dec 2020, 4pm Shabbat Shalom Drive                                                CHANUKAH SAMEACH RABBI GABI KALTMANN joined us again with The Ark Centre’s CHANUKAH- PILLARS OF LIGHT in Federation Square. Pillars of Light, in celebration of Chanukah, is providing Melbourne with an opportunity to come together over a multicultural celebration, focusing on what unites us as a city A LITTLE BIT OF LIGHT CAN DISPEK A LOT OF DARKNESS Exploring Israel With Effi     [email protected]   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom     Am Yisrael Chai    PEACE

11 Dec 2020, 4pm

11 Dec 2020, 4pm Shabbat Shalom Drive                                           CHANUKAH SAMEACH After providing Chabad Glen Eira with an AMAZING live zoom event, MODIIN & THE HASHMONEAN/ MACCABEAN FAMILY, A Live Tour Where The Story Of Chanukah Happened, I asked our Israeli Tour Guide EFFI YAACOBI to join us for a recap. Everyone needs to listen to Effi’s ending of the tour, with Effi’s modern-day Chanukah, SO TRUE. SURVIVING AND RISING FROM THE ASHES  OF THE SHOAH, THE ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION  AND AGAINST  ALL ODDS ON MAY 14TH 1948 – INDEPENDENCE WAS  DECLARED AND ON MAY 15TH THE NEXT DAY – ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE. THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE  BEGAN WITH 5 MIGHTY ARAB ARMIES ATTACKING US  AND THIS WAR -ACCORDING TO THEIR PLANS  SHOULD HAVE LASTED  NO MORE THAN 48-OR MAX – 72 HOURS GIVEN THE ARMED STRENGTH WE FOUND THE STRENGTH TO OVERCOME THIS CHALLENGE – WE FOUND OIL THAT HAS LASTED NOT 1 DAY –  NOT 8 DAYS   –  BUT 72 YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENTS  AGAINST ALL ODDS THAT IS OUR MODERN STORY OF CHANUKAH AND IF THAT IS NOT A MIRACLE BY HASHEM  I DON’T KNOW WHAT IS.       EFFI YAACOBI Check out the Chanukah tour with Effi on YouTube, type in "Recording of live Modiin Tour" Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]  972  52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom Chanukah Sameach  Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE

11 Dec 2020, 3pm

11 Dec 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive                                              CHANUKAH SAMEACH I was thrilled to open today’s Shabbat Shalom with JUSTIN AMLER’S A TALE OF TWO PICTURES, then having Justin(at 6.30mins) join me again on the program after having recovered from a serious health scare. Plenty of pen to paper now, please Justin RABBI GABI KALTMANN (at 52.45 mins) joined us again with The Ark Centre’s  CHANUKAH- PILLARS OF LIGHT in Federation Square. Pillars of Light, in celebration of Chanukah, is providing Melbourne with an opportunity to come together over a multicultural celebration, focusing on what unites us as a city A little bit of light can dispel a lot of darkness. After providing Chabad Glen Eira with an AMAZING live zoom event, MODIIN & THE HASHMONEAN/ MACCABEAN FAMILY, A Live Tour Where The Story Of Chanukah Happened, I asked our Israeli Tour Guide EFFI YAACOBI (1hr 15.15 mins) to join us for a recap. Everyone needs to listen to Effi’s ending of the tour, with his  modern-day Chanukah, SO TRUE. Check out the Chanukah tour with Effi on YouTube, type in "Recording of live Modiin Tour" Thank you  OSHER MARKS for volunteering with J-AIR on Shabbat Shalom today. Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected],net.il  972  52 856667 Shabbat Shalom  Chag Chanukah Sameach  Am Yisrael Chai  PEACE

4 Dec 2020, 3pm

4 Dec 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive  Magen David Adom’s Glynis Lipson joined us again on Shabbat Shalom with the year that was for MDA.  We also heard about Magen David Adom’s upcoming fundraiser, 8 MIRACLES IN 8 DAYS, 8 Defibrillators for the streets of Israel in 8 days! Support MDA’s campaign 10-18 Dec  www. charidy.com/mdaaustralia Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]   972  52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom  Am Yisrael Chai  PEACE

4 Dec 2020, 3pm

4 Dec 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Habyit’s HALLEY KIMCHI  joined me on Shabbat Shalom with the year that was for Habayit. Habayit is finishing off the year teaming with Arava Australia for an online event A taste of the Arava International Film Festival 13 December at 8 pm Aussie time. Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]  972  52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom  Am Yisrael Chai  PEACE

4 Dec 2020, 4pm

4 Dec 2020, 4pm Shabbat Shalom Drive  Shabbat Shalom regular, one of Israel’s most experienced tour guides, and my good mate, Aussie Expat EFFI YAACOBI, has a great Zoom event happening next week. With Chabad Glen Eira, Effi is doing a LIVE TOUR OF WHERE THE STORY OF CHANUKAH HAPPENED- The Revolt Battles And How They Lived MODIIN ANDTHE HASMONEAN MACCABEAN FAMILY. Tuesday 8 PM( Aussie Time)  8 December  Zoom ID 9725309955 Password chabadge Exploring Israel With Effi   [email protected]   972 52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom  Am Yisrael  Chai     PEACE

4 Dec 2020, 3pm

4 Dec 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Today’s Shabbat Shalom is dedicated to SARAH and HAVEY BRUCE celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Mazal Tov and much-continued nachus. Today’s first guest is Habyit’s HALLEY KIMCHI (at 13.20mins) with the year that was for Habayit, which is finishing off the year with an online event partnership with, The Arava Australia, A taste of the Arava International Film Festival 13 December at 8 pm Aussie time. Following Halley, it was Magen David Adom’s Glynis Lipson (at 33.00 mins) turn, with the year that was for MDA.  We also heard about MDA’s upcoming fundraiser, 8 MIRACLES IN 8 DAYS, 8 Defibrillators for the streets of Israel in 8 days! Support MDA’s campaign 10-18 Dec  www. charidy.com/mdaaustralia ALMA CEO and Founder LT COL (RES) SARIT ZEHAVI (at 52.55 mins), joined us again today with an important update on the latest security developments for Israel and the Middle East.On Nov. 27th, the head of Iran’s military nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was eliminated. Fakhrizadeh has had extensive and long-standing knowledge of the coordination, procurement, and management of the many components of the program – far beyond just scientific aspects. The Iranians blame Israel and committed to revenge the killing, and despite the many pressures the Iranian leadership is under, we tend to believe them. Over the last year, Alma has experienced 4 cyberattacks, Alma must be doing a lot right israel-alma.org Facebook Israel-Alma Our final guest today is Shabbat Shalom regular, one of Israel’s most experienced tour guides and my good mate, Aussie Expat Effi Yaacobi (at 1hr.21.40 mins). With Chabad Glen Eira, Effi is doing a LIVE TOUR OF WHERE THE STORY OF CHANUKAH HAPPENED- The Revolt Battles And How They Lived MODIIN ANDTHE HASMONEAN MACCABEAN FAMILY. Tuesday 8 PM( Aussie Time)  8 December  Zoom ID 9725309955 Password chabadge Exploring Israel With Effi   [email protected]   972 52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom  Am Yisrael  Chai     PEACE  

4 Dec 2020, 4pm

4 Dec 2020, 4pm Shabbat Shalom Drive ALMA CEO and Founder LT Col (RES) SARIT ZEHAVI, joined us again today with an important update on the latest security developments for Israel and the Middle East. On Nov. 27th, the head of Iran’s military nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was eliminated. Fakhrizadeh has had extensive and long-standing knowledge of the coordination, procurement, and management of the many components of the program – far beyond just scientific aspects. The Iranians blame Israel and committed to revenge the killing, and despite the many pressures the Iranian leadership is under, we tend to believe them. Over the last year, Alma has experienced 4 cyberattacks, Alma must be doing a lot right israel-alma.org    Facebook Israel-Alma Exploring Israel with Effi  [email protected]   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom   Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE    

27 Nov 2020, 3pm

27 Nov 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Today’s Shabbat Shalom is dedicated to 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. My first guest today is PETER SCHATTNER, Executive of B’nai Brith Victoria(BBV) and the chair of the BBV Speakers Forum Committee. This Sunday 29th Nov 7.30-8.45 PM on ZOOM, will be the last Speakers Forum for 2020 How can our community afford to give our kids a Jewish education.  A must tune in. Meeting ID 894 3118 1122 Passcode 2020  BBVic Helpline  0411 264 318. Exploring Israel With Effi   [email protected]   972 52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom  Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE

27 Nov 2020, 3pm

27 Nov 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Today’s Shabbat Shalom is dedicated to 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. My first guest today is PETER SCHATTNER (at13.50 mins), Executive of B’nai Brith Victoria(BBV) and the chair of the BBV Speakers Forum Committee. This Sunday 29th Nov 7.30-8.45 PM on ZOOM, will be the last Speakers Forum for 2020 How can our community afford to give our kids a Jewish education. Meeting ID 894 3118 1122 Passcode 2020  BBVic Helpline  0411 264 318. Shabbat Shalom’s good friend BARRY SHAW (at 53 mins), in Netanya, Senior Associate for Public Diplomacy at the Israeli Institute for Strategic Studies, has some very, very concerning views of the prospective USA President-elect ( FRAUD) Biden administration, gauging from the people already selected for the administration. Barry has written some excellent books, "Israel Reclaiming the Narrative"    "Fighting Hamas"    "BDS and Anti-Semitism"    "BDS for IDIOTS"  "1917 from Palestine to the land of Israel"  "A Tale of Love and Destiny" Follow Barry on Facebook, Parler, and The View From Israel. Exploring Israel With Israel   [email protected]   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom   Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE  

27 Nov 2020, 3pm

27 Nov 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Shabbat Shalom’s good friend BARRY SHAW, in Netanya, Senior Associate for Public Diplomacy at the Israeli Institute for Strategic Studies, has some very, very concerning views of the prospective USA President-elect ( FRAUD) Biden administration, gauging from the people already selected for the administration. Barry has written some excellent books, "Israel Reclaiming the Narrative"    "Fighting Hamas"    "BDS and Anti-Semitism"    "BDS for IDIOTS"  "1917 from Palestine to the land of Israel"  "A Tale of Love and Destiny" Follow Barry on Facebook, Parler, and The View From Israel. Exploring Israel With Israel   [email protected]   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom   Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE  

20 Nov 2020, 4pm

20 Nov 2020, 4pm Shabbat Shalom Drive It was time to catch up with EFFI YAACOBI for an Israel update. As always Effi was an informative joy. Exploring Israel With EFFI  [email protected]   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom    Am Yisrael Chai    PEACE

20 Nov 2020, 3pm

20 Nov 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive                                                        LEST WE FORGET Thanks to the disgusting CNN cow, Christiane Amanpour, Kristallnacht has been in the news recently. I caught up with CEDRIC GEFFEN President March Of The Living, with their recent Let There Be Light 2020 Kristallnacht Commemoration. Exploring Israel With EFFI  [email protected]   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom    Am Yisrael Chai   PEACE

20 Nov 2020, 3pm

20 Nov 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive Israel commits "Massacre " Greens leader Adam Bandt, wrote a letter to the Australian Jewish News espousing the virtues of David Zyngier and the Greens, with the people of Israel having the right to live in peace. YEAH RIGHT.   Fellow J-AIR presenter of The Israel Connexion, DAVID SCHULBERG and I responded accordingly with some facts exposing Bandt’s true colours. Thanks to the disgusting CNN cow, Christiane Amanpour, Kristallnacht has been in the news recently. I caught up with CEDRIC GEFFEN (at 42.40 mins), President March Of The Living, with their recent Let There Be Light 2020 Kristallnacht Commemoration. It was time to catch up with EFFI YAACOBI (at 58.30 mins) for an Israel update. As always Effi was an informative joy. Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]  972 52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom     Am Yisrael Chai      PEACE

30 Oct 2020, 3pm

30 Oct 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive                                                    POSH OPP SHOPPE COVID-19 has put a huge hole in Posh Opp’s budget caring for Children With Special Needs, ROSALIE SILVERSTEIN, is back with us with a report on Posh Opp Elsternwick’s huge reopening this week, along with a call out for volunteers and support .POSH OPP SHOPPE, CARING FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS 484 Glenhuntly Rd Elsternwick.  9528 1777    Rosalie 0438 368 260  Jason 0402 317 020 Exploring Israel Wit Effi   [email protected]   972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom  Am Yisrael Chai    PEACE  

30 Oct 2020, 3pm

30 Oct 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive                                   MITZVAH DAY SUNDAY 15 NOVEMBER  Our first guest today is JUDY FEIGLIN with the inspiring MITZVAH DAY, 10 years young in Australia. Register for Mitzvah Day at www. mitzvahday.org.au COVID-19 has put a huge hole in Posh Opp’s budget caring for Children With Special Needs, ROSALIE SILVERSTEIN(at 32 mins) is back with us with a report on Posh Opp Elsternwick’s huge reopening this week, along with a call out for volunteers and support. POSH OPP SHOPPE, CARING FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS 484 Glenhuntly Rd Elsternwick 9528 1777  Rosalie 0438 368 260  Jason 0402 317 020 With the hugely important American Presidential election next week, I called BARRY SHAW, the International Public Diplomacy Director at the Israel Institute for Strategic Studies, for his final assessment of the outcome. .My hope is for another four years of 45th President of the United States, DONALD J TRUMP, simply the best.  A must-read is Barry’s Erekat: a metaphor for the Palestinian Authority Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]   972 52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom    Am Yisrael Chai     PEACE

30 Oct 2020, 4pm

30 Oct 2020, 4pm Shabbat Shalom Drive BARRY SHAW is the International Diplomacy Director at the Israel Institute for Strategic Studies. Barry’s assessment of the upcoming election on November 3, for the leader of the free world, is very sobering. My hope is for another four years of 45th President of the United States, DONALD J. TRUMP, simply the best. A must-read is Barry’s  Erekat: a metaphor for the Palestinian Authority Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]  972 52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom  Am Yisrael Chai.   PEACE

23 Oct 2020, 3pm

23 Oct 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive HARRY BROOKS  is making every effort to have anti-Semitism addressed appropriately in the education system. Harry is very concerned with our community’s efforts, "growing apathy" when it comes to combating anti-Semitism, the oldest hatred the world has known. YASHER KOACH HARRY. Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]  972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom   Am Yisrael Chai    PEACE

23 Oct 2020, 4pm

23 Oct 2020, 4pm Shabbat Shalom Drive J-AIR has a new presenter joining the program grid, MARK COPOLOV with his new program Mark Copolov Presents. Mark started off in radio as a consultant to Gold FM as a 1960s music specialist when they transitioned to pop music in 1997.For the past 22 years, Mark has been doing community radio as a presenter, producer and editor on 88.3 Southern FM in Melbourne. Mark specialises in interviewing music artists he admires, who have ranged from Ringo Starr and Carly Simon through to Ross Wilson and Russell Morris. He’s often had artists "live in the studio" for an interview and for them to perform.Mark Copolov Presents commencing Saturday 24 October from 9 pm. Exploring Israel With Effi [email protected]    972 52 8566667 Shabbat Shalom Am Yisrael Chai PEACE

23 Oct 2020, 3pm

23 Oct 2020, 3pm Shabbat Shalom Drive B’nai Brith Gesher-Rabin Unit is presenting a Zoom Session  THE INTRIGUING WORLD OF JEWISH GENEALOGY 3 pm Sunday 25th Oct. I was joined by two of the four presenters JACK AGHION with STEPHEN SCHMIDEG as my first guests on today’s Shabbat Shalom, with some wonderful insight into the joys of Genealogy. HARRY BROOKS(at33.40mins) is very concerned with our community’s efforts, when it comes to combating anti-Semitism, the oldest hatred the world has known. Harry is making every effort to have anti-Semitism addressed appropriately in the education system. J-AIR has a new presenter joining the program grid, MARK COPOLOV(at 52.30 mins) with his new program Mark Copolov Presents. Mark started off in radio as a consultant to Gold FM as a 1960s music specialist when they transitioned to pop music in 1997. For the past 22 years, Mark has been doing community radio as a presenter, producer and editor on 88.3 Southern FM in Melbourne. He specialises in interviewing music artists he admires, who have ranged from Ringo Starr and Carly Simon through to Ross Wilson and Russell Morris. He’s often had artists "live in the studio" for an interview and for them to perform. Mark Copolov Presents commencing Saturday 24 October from 9 pm. Exploring Israel With Effi  [email protected]  972  52  8566667 Shabbat Shalom      Am Yisrael Chai    PEACE