Episodes

Approve My Friend Request

The Hebrew word אישור can mean to “green light” a new project. So what does a friend request on social media have to do with it? Guy explains

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Smashing the Patriarchy?

Professor Amalia Sa’ar discusses her co-authored book “Diversity: Palestinian career women in Israel,” reviewing the professional and personal experiences of female doctors, lawyers and engineers in the Jewish state

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Rabin’s Square is Closed for Renovation

Rabin Square is about to be closed for years of renovation. Is that a blow to civic culture, and maybe even democracy?

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Him Too?

“He suddenly pinned me to the door and tried to kiss me.” What do we make of Shimon Peres, now that we know?

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Nullifying Netanyahu?

Former Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein challenges Benjamin Netanyahu for leadership of the Likud. Are Netanyahu’s days numbered?

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The “From ‘Et Tu’ to ‘Me Too’” Edition

We discuss: 1) Yuli Edelstein’s bid to replace Bibi Netanyahu as head of the Likud 2) How to absorb the news that Shimon Peres sexually assaulted colleagues 3) Whether closing Rabin Square to build a train station is a blow to civic culture and maybe democracy itself

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Love, Occupied

Sari Bashi’s life was already complicated, as a Jewish Israeli human rights lawyer defending Palestinian freedom of movement. Then she fell in love with a Palestinian man trapped in Ramallah by the occupation. Her book tells what happened next.

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The Cost of Freedom

Gilad Shalit was freed from Hamas captivity in Gaza exactly ten years ago. Was the deal that brought him home a good one?

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Vax & Figures

What’s the link between who Israelis vote for and whether, when, and how we get vaxxed and boostered?

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