The Promised Podcast – Segment

Too hip for Hebrew?

More and more of Israel’s best young musicians are opting to forsake Hebrew in favor of the more commercial English.

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The peace movement stirs?

As we mark the one year anniversary of last summer’s tragic Gaza war, hundreds of women launch a symbolic hunger strike.

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Gas-holes!

Israelis are protesting a deal that gives the rights to the country’s natural gas windfall to American and Israeli corporate consortia.

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Princes of resentment

The children of a generation of right-wingers who were cruelly excluded from the institutions of the state when it was finally established.

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Fox News for the Jews

The Israel “Jewish Heritage Network” (otherwise known as Channel 20) is morphing into a right-wing news network before our very eyes.

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Is this man the future of the Israeli left?

Ron Huldai just told the press that he may challenge MK and opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog to become the new leader of the Labor party.

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Oren unbound or Oren unhinged?

Oren posits that President Obama abandoned Israel in favor of the Muslim world because his absent Muslim father left him seeking the approval of ayatollahs.

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War crimes & misdemeanors

This week the UN Commission on Human Rights released its report on last summer’s Gaza war, finding that both sides may have committed war crimes.

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Uncultured Wars

Minister of Culture & Sport Miri Regev has threatened to pull government funding from anything that offends her. We try to figure out what’s going on.

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