The Promised Podcast – Segment

Amalek

Has the time come to retire the notion of Amalek, absolute and evil anti-semites who appear in each generation in a different guise?

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Was Pegasus Just Horsefeathers?

Eight weeks after it was called “maybe the most important story in Israel’s history,” reports that police used spy software to surveil all sorts of innocent people has disappeared from our minds and our newsfeeds. What happened?

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No Place for Politics

Yad Vashem won’t host a speech by Volodymyr on the grounds that there’s no place for politics when it comes to the Holocaust. But that can’t be right, can it?

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Making Shabbat

Should government money go to making Shabbat more “relevant” to secular folks?

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Another Milestone

Sexual assault charges are dropped against a leading light of the gay community because what he did “does not cross the threshold of criminality”

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30 Years Gone

Menachem Begin was beloved and reviled in his lifetime. As we mark the 30th anniversary of his death, what is the legacy of this remarkable man?

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Laying Low

Israel’s leaders are heartsick about Ukraine and still nervously worried about Putin, and it shows in their muddled response to the war. Should we be doing something more and different for Ukraine?

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