Episodes

The “73!” Edition

Seventy-three years in the making, a podcastilogical celebration of Israeli Independence Day!

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Unprecedented!

This is the 4th and final episode dedicated to the root ק-ד-מ. How do we say, “right of way,” “unprecedented prices” and the “Pre-Eurovision contest” in Hebrew?

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When Politics Got Nasty

How did America’s political culture move from civil disagreement to visceral rage? Noam Gidron argues that intense, emotional partisanship is distinct from routine ideological differences, and possibly more dangerous. And America isn’t the only country torn apart by politics.

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Make My Standard a Double!

Is it hypocritical of PM Netanyahu and his supporters to form a coalition with the support of the Islamist Ra’am Party?

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Your Israeli Soundtrack for April

We’ve got brand new tunes from Moshe Peretz, Static & Ben-El, Eyal Golan and many more

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What Now?

The President just asked the Prime Minister (who is standing trial for corruption) to form Israel’s next government. Should he have? What the hell happens next?

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The “Fit for the Job?” Edition

Was the President right to ask the PM to form the next government? Is it hypocritical of Netanyahu to form a coalition with the support of the Islamist Ra’am Party? What do we need in our new president?

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Shall We Meet Earlier?

Believe it or not, we Israelis aren’t always running late. Some of us even tend to arrive ahead of schedule. Yes, you read that right. We even have a special verb which means ‘to arrive ahead of time’

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My Country, ‘Tis of Thee, Right or Wrong?

Is love of country a blessing or a menace? Can a citizen of the world embrace universal values but also love one’s country? Professor Steven B. Smith defends – and rebuilds – American patriotism as an antidote to America’s upheavals.

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