Hosted by journalist Dina Kraft, The Branch explores the unlikely and amazing stories of Israeli Jews and Arabs who are laying the foundation for peace - one relationship at a time. You’ll meet people with many backgrounds from musicians and teachers to social activists. These are real people forging strong connections and having important conversations. The very definition of a shared society. Even though it’s complicated.
Join host Benyamin Cohen as he goes behind the scenes at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. He introduces listeners to the health care superheroes saving the lives of patients every day. You’ll meet the eye doctor who made a blind patient see, the ALS researcher who discovered that patients with a positive attitude feel less pain and the maverick pediatric nephrologist who devised an ingenious way for his young patients to perform better in elementary school. Plus, you’ll hear the inspiring stories of how those from different cultural and religious backgrounds work together to provide cutting-edge health care to all in need.