If American Jews are mad that Israel’s government doesn’t respect them, should they declare a “charity strike”?
The Promised Podcast
A big study finds that Israel suffers from a “new poverty” afflicting downwardly mobile, highly-educated professions. But should such folks receive special attention over the “old poor” that have always suffered in our midsts?
For the first time in a generation, Israel’s government offers an “affordable rent” bill, and scholars, activists and mayors all seem to hate it. What went wrong on the way to doing something right?
Amazon’s coming to Israel. It’ll bring low, low, prices. But will it replace good jobs with terrible jobs, and shutter local shops? Will it bring great deals, or just a great big deal with the devil?
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Jews have no historic links to the Holy Land, Zionism was a European Plot, and that Ben Gurion was in cahoots with Nazis. What the hell do we do with that?