The Promised Podcast – Segment

Raffish Women

Is there maybe a special, nuclear-grade misogyny reserved for tough, brash, in-your-face, Mizrahi women, who are among our most successful (and most disparaged) leaders today?

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Us & Them

A study finds Israeli teens don’t trust teens who are different than they are. Why? What can be done?

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Lion in Winter

The number of Israelis who think Benjamin Netanyahu is most fit to be Prime Minister has tumbled over the past few weeks. Why and what’s it mean about the upcoming elections?

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Courting Change

The Supreme Court decides that the state must recognize folks converted by Reform and Conservative rabbis as Jews. Why is this controversial and what’s it all mean?

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Right Thinking Men

Gideon is on the outs with Bibi, Naftali says he won’t hang with Yair, Avigdor says Arye, Moshe & Yaakov can f- off, Bibi says Bezalel’s great, but Itamar is only o.k. The dynamics of the leaders of Israel’s right-wing parties have the subtle complexity of a middle school pool party. What does this augur for Israel’s future?

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Idol in the Sanctuary

Are ultra-Orthodox attacks on Labor Party candidate, Reform Rabbi Gilad Kariv, legitimate political scrabbling, or some weird sort of herem, or religious excommunication?

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