The Promised Podcast – Segment

Iran, One Month from the Bomb

Experts say Iran can have an atomic bomb by Hanukkah. What, if anything, can Israel do about it?

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White-ish Feminism

Some Israeli feminists say they’ve had enough of “White(ish) Feminism.” Do they have a point?

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Escape

After a week glued-to-the-screen, following a manhunt after six escaped Palestinian prisoners, we ask: What just happened?

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A Year of Abraham Accords

A year ago this week, ambassadors from the UAE and Bahrain celebrated with then-President Donald Trump and then-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the launch of the Abraham Accords. With Trump and Netanyahu booted out of office in the interim, what should we make of the accords now?

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A Problematical, Dogmatical, Fanatical, Climatical Sabbatical?

The Bible says that every seventh year, Jews are prohibited from planting in the Holy Land. Does that mean that, in 2021, Tel Aviv must stop planting shade trees, because the Bible told them so?

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Body Politics

A 21-year-old sergeant in the Border Police dies after being shot in the head through a hole in the wall that separates Israel from Gaza, and the tragedy instantly becomes a political talking point leading to demands that the Prime Minister resign. Why are IDF casualties suddenly being politicized?

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Afghanistan and the Jewish Question

Do Israelis have anything to learn from the heartbreak in Afghanistan? (Because, you know, it’s always, at least a little, about us.)

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The Defense Minister & the President

Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meet on the down-low to talk about anything but peace. What’s it augur?

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The Year That Was

The Talmud says that on Rosh Hashanah God judges the deeds of all creatures over the prior year. We figured, we’d get a jump on the job, giving God a hand, and figure out what we did right and what we did wrong over the past year

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