The Promised Podcast – Segment

My Grandfather, the Zionist

A grandson looks at his Zionist late-grandfather and wonders how he missed all that is wrong about Israel. But is the grandson missing something, too?

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A Brook of One’s Own?

The Parks Authority wants to set aside times when brooks, streams, rivers and lakes are open only to women bathers, or only to men bathers. But is that cool?

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Deunification by Reunification

Only a week passed before Israel’s new government came up against a controversy that threatens to blow it apart, over whether Palestinians who marry Israeli citizens should automatically get citizenship. What should MKs do when politics demands something their conscience cannot allow?

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My Way or Norway?

The “Norwegian Law” lets ministers resign from the Knesset and get replaced by party cronies. Is that corrupt cronyism, or just good government?

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Bye Bye Bibi Bye Bye

Benjamin Netanyahu dominated Israeli politics for a dozen years. What legacy did he leave?

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“A Coalition Exposition”

Eight documents tell us tons about what Israel’s new government plans to do, and plans not to do. What do these coalition agreements tell us about Israel’s new gov’t?

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No Place Like Home?

Must the Prime Minister’s family live in the official Prime Minister’s residence, even if they’d rather stay in their villa in Ra’anana, not far from Allison?

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