The Promised Podcast – Segment

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Rav Kanievsky?

Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox kids are going each day to schools that are required by law to be closed, in maybe the biggest act of civil disobedience in Israel’s history. What’s the government to do?

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Every Day

A big front-page ad compares abuse of animals to Treblinka. Is that okay?

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I Am Breathing on You

Novelist and editor Ruth Almog worries that Israelis are getting coarser, after a peeved, maskless woman breathes on her. Have we lost our civility?

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Exit Strategy

The government approves a plan to get out of Covid lockdown in nine easy stages. But will it work?

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Distant, Yes, But Is It Learning?

A study shows distance-learning is a complete failure for Israel’s kids. Now what?

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The People Doth Protest Too Much!

In confining demonstrations to 1,000 meters from each protestor’s home, did the government just do permanent damage to Israeli democracy?

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AOC, AOC, Won’t You Fight for Me?

Why all the brouhaha over Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s decision not to speak at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin?

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Who Shall Live

As Israel’s hospitals are overwhelmed with Covid patients, how do doctors decide who gets a ventilator and who doesn’t?

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