What’s Good for the Goose

Polls show that former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz may soon be one of Israel’s most powerful politicians, even though no one knows what he thinks about anything. Why do we keep falling in love with strong, silent types in uniforms?

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The “Salts of the Earth” Edition

We discuss 1) the enthusiasm polled for Lt. General Benny Gantz, who may soon be one of Israel’s most powerful politicians 2) the celebrity wedding between a Muslim news anchor and a Jewish actor 3) plans to create “Jerusalem 2.0”

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This Week’s Israeli Soundtrack

We're sharing our favorite tracks from the debut album of Moti Taka - a musician you should keep an eye on. We also have brand new releases from Peled and Eyal Golan, and a special song dedicated to Asaf Granit of Machneyuda fame.

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It’s All Political!

This episode of WhyWhyWhy! features true stories on the theme of “It's All Political” as told by Milton Roller, Jonathan Ferziger, Judah Ari Gross, Linda Lovitch, Yossi Halper, Rabbi Levi Weiman Kelman, and Or Sujunov.

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The Mervyn Smith Memorial Podcast Series on South African Jewry

One on one interviews with Prof. Milton Shain, Prof. Deborah Posel, writer Lorna Levy, Dr. Adam Mendelson, and a special panel discussion with attorney Michael Bagraim, Dr. Sally Frankental, and activist Doron Isaacs.


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Israel was founded as a “Jewish and democratic” state, but what does that actually mean? We explore this in a series of documentaries in which we speak to politicians, experts, activists, and people who have been involved in Israeli politics since the state was founded.

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Founded in 2013, TLV1 is an English-language podcast network based in Tel Aviv. Our acclaimed shows engage local and international audiences on topics in Israel that matter, whether from street-level or the hallways of government.

Our podcasts are produced and recorded in the TLV1 studios located in Tel Aviv, a city which represents Israel’s progressive voice and is its cultural barometer. Each month, listeners from over 210 countries and territories, residing in more than 10,500 cities around the world, log on and tune in.