The Promised Podcast

How to judge the judges

The Israel Bar Association recently decided to reinstitute the annual rating of judges by lawyers. Does this serve to remind judges that they’re human?

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A spoonful of politics helps the medicine go down?

Lancet editor Richard Horton visited Israel this week to apologize for his publication’s controversial ‘An Open Letter for the People of Gaza.’

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How Supreme a Court?

Allison, Don, and Noah ask whether the Israeli Supreme Court overreaches, or whether judicial activism should be encouraged.

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The cry of the silenced

Allison, Don, and Noah discuss journalist Mairav Zonszein’s New York Times op-ed, ‘How Israel Silences Dissent.’

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The Promised Podcast’s ‘year that was’

PM Netanyahu’s Rosh Hashanah speech to the nation listed Israel’s accomplishments over the last year – we didn’t know we’d had it so good!

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“
And I say hello”: Reasons to make Aliyah

The government’s recent promotional video aimed at getting young Jews to come and study in Israel has received mixed reviews.

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