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Chai Desert Radio

Nov 6, 2018

In this episode, world-renowned Middle East expert and ex-CIA operative Bob Baer sits down with Federation past president Sabra Minkus to discuss a variety of topics, including the rise of anti-Semitism in the U.S., the climate for Jews abroad, and his recently-concluded History Channel program, Hunting Hitler.

Dr. Baer...


Sep 26, 2018

Alma Gottlieb: the Jewish Heritage in Cabo Verde

Dr. Alma Gottlieb, a cultural anthropologist and former President of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology, talks about her research among people in west Africa and especially the Jewish heritage of the people of Cabo Verde. Portuguese Jews and conversos were among the...


Sep 5, 2018

Passing the Torch: A Conversation with New Federation Board President Dr. Ron Duncan Hart

In this episode of Chai Desert Radio, the Jewish Federation of New Mexico’s Immediate Past President, Dr. Marvin Gottlieb, sits down for a conversation with newly-installed Board President, Dr. Ron Duncan Hart. Their discussion...


Jun 16, 2018

U.S. Decertification of the Iran Nuclear Deal: Examining the Geopolitical Ramifications for Israel and Beyond

 

In this episode, we catch up once again with Behnam Ben Taleblu, Research Fellow and Iran expert with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, to discuss the United States’ recent decision to pull out of...


Feb 21, 2018

Melissa-Lou Ellis is currently reigning as Miss New Mexico and will be representing our state in this year’s Miss America Pageant. She is the first Jewish woman to hold the title of Miss New Mexico and will be tomorrow’s guest on Chai Desert Radio. Federation President Zachary Benjamin sits down with Melissa to...