The Promised Podcast

A tale of two lefties – The Promised Podcast‏

Allison, Don, and Noah discuss the left’s approach to Palestinian statehood, the ‘Milky’ protests, and an Israeli plan to airlift Russian Jews from the USSR.

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The ‘calamari is kosher, right?’ edition – The Promised Podcast‏

Allison, Don, and Noah talk about the potential ‘cantonization’ of Israel; the great media parallax; and why Israeli politicians are scared to be secular.

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The ‘doctors, lawyers, and rabbis’ edition – The Promised Podcast‏

Allison, Don, and Noah talk about doctors getting political; lawyers rating judges; and El Al’s ultra-Orthodox seating arrangements.

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Fear and loathing at the UN – The Promised Podcast‏

A tale of two speeches: Abbas and Netanyahu at the UN; Does the Supreme Court overreach?; Does Israel silence its dissenters?

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The death and life of the Left – The Promised Podcast‏

Who really killed the Israeli Left? Can the army smash class barriers in Israel? The Promised Podcast’s ‘year that was.’

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“You say goodbye, and I say hello” – The Promised Podcast‏

Were the Unit 8200 ‘refuseniks’ right to break ranks?; Reasons to get the hell out of dodge; Reasons to make Aliyah.

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Acts of conscience, acts of love – The Promised Podcast‏

Host Noah Efron conducts a very special interview with a conscientious objector, and we pull together our favorite ‘Vatacountry’ segments.

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The “988 acres of land” edition – The Promised Podcast‏

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.

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The ‘war’s end’ edition – The Promised Podcast‏

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?

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The ‘what now?’ edition – The Promised Podcast‏

Did the war addle our brains? Does a right-wing rabbi have the left’s number? What should left-wing activists do next?

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