Host Gilad Halpern talks to Prof. Ofer Shiff about Abba Hillel Silver’s brand of Zionism; and to Naama Nagar about the 2011 global social protest movements.
Allison, Don and Noah discuss: Why is the government expropriating land now? Why is Bibi’s popularity at home plummeting? Plus the “Annual State of the Schools” (ASS) assessment.
Host Gilad Halpern talks to Prof. Menachem Hofnung about his project on Israel’s treatment of Arab informants over the years; and to the makers of the film ‘Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah.’
Allison, Don and Noah discuss: Now the ceasefire’s signed, what the hell just happened? Iron Dome saved lives, but at what cost? And is it time to eulogize liberal Zionism?
Allison, Don and Noah discuss whether Bibi is too strong to make peace; whether women are relegated to the sidelines in times of war; and whether a Jewish and a Palestinian state could both exist within the same borders.
What is Israel’s embattled blockade on Gaza supposed to do, and what does it do in reality? What to make of Europe’s increasingly muscular anti-Zionist population? The Promised Podcast tries to make sense of it all.
Ilene, Don and Noah discuss how the war can be brought to an end; whether too much Jewish-Israeli solidarity can be a bad thing; and whether Israel is held to an impossible double standard by the rest of the world.