The number of homeschooled Israeli kids increases 1,150% in ten years. What the hell is going on?
The Promised Podcast
Trump says to the UN that America won’t pay anymore for food, medicine, schools or homes for Palestinian refugees. PM Netanyahu says, yahoo, but most every other Israeli responds with quiet anxiety.
President Rivlin decided to pardon 70 convicts in honor of Israel’s 70th year, and a high court justice decided to strike-down a sketchy murder conviction in honor of his retirement. Should such governmental pomp, circumstance & ceremony have any role in the administration of justice?
The Shabak holds up journalist Peter Beinart at Ben Gurion Airport for a “cautionary conversation” about the perils of anti-Occupation activism. Are we sliding swiftly down a slippery slope?
Co-housing takes off in Israel, launching an age of what some call “Kibbutz 2.0.” Is this the result of an admirable embrace of communal values, or because young folks here are being crushed by the levers of capitalism?