A sixteen-year-old becomes an international sensation when she berates, punches and kicks IDF officers as they enter her yard in her West Bank Village. What do we learn from this unsettling sight?
Politics & Society
Rowan Somerville joins us to discuss “Beat: The True Story of a Bomb and a Heart Transplant”, his book about a 2001 suicide bombing in Israel and the possible reprisal attack against a Palestinian man, whose family donated his heart to save a Jewish Israeli man’s life.
Right wing politicians, journalists, and activists gather in Jerusalem to denounce the corruptions of a right-wing government. Is that grinding we hear the sound of tectonic plates shifting?
Is it time for the opposition to try to make life for Netanyahu and his coalition more Hobbesian, viz., nasty, brutish and short? Is parliamentary civility dead?
Sir Geoffrey Nice discusses his book “Justice for All and How to Achieve It,” a critical exploration of international justice and the courts designed to address the world’s worst crimes.
After pharmaceutical giant Teva announces it is firing 1,700 Israeli laborers, workers barricade themselves inside factories, unions declare a general strike, and opposition politicians call to nationalize the factories. What’s the right response?
Linda Grant talks to us about her seventh novel, “The Dark Circle,” which centers on twin teens, patients in a TB clinic in 1950s London.