The Promised Podcast

All About the Benjamins

Benny Gantz promised voters he’d never serve with Benjamin Netanyahu, if the Prime Minister is indicted. To keep from having to go to the polls again, should Gantz break his promise?

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Water

An ambitious and controversial plan would build massive desalination plants in Israel and the West Bank, and gigantic solar arrays in Jordan, and swap water for electricity, all improve our lots and promote peace. But opponents say the project reeks of “normalization.”

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Earth

Haaretz calls on Israelis to boycott streams, forests, and ancient ruins on the West Bank. But should places of religious and historical meaning for Jews be off-limits?

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The “Oy” in “Joyocaust”

A “Joy-o-caust”?!? What’s Transparent telling us about how to be Jewish?

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The Language of a Common Dream

The Hebrew language once brought Jews around the world together. Is it now tearing them apart?

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Triaphobia

Will a third Knesset election be the disaster everyone says it will be, or should we just chill out and repeat to ourselves, “Third time’s a charm!”, “Third time’s a charm!,” “Third time’s a charm!”?

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The General

Lt. General Benny Gantz got more votes than anyone else in last month’s elections. So why is he playing rope-a-dope, instead of coming out punching?

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The Prime Minister

Why o’ why won’t anyone negotiate with poor Prime Minister Netanyahu?

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