- Israel in Translation
- Kol Cambridge
- Streetwise Hebrew
- Tel Aviv Review
- The Promised Podcast
We discuss: 1) The nearly daily, sometimes deadly Palestinian attacks on Jews, and their impact on the protests against Netanyahu’s reforms 2) The sudden rise of a (very small) religious left, and what it says about today and means for tomorrow
In Hebrew עסקים means business. Today, Guy talks about the root עסק and introduces other nouns we should know. Bonus: What do you do when you see an unfamiliar transaction in your credit card statement?
Shuli Dichter, a veteran activist for a Jewish-Arab shared society in Israel, discusses his political memoir. The timing of its publication in English, when Israel seems to be moving in the opposite direction, is not a coincidence
We discuss: 1) Whether the very different natures of the protests in Jerusalem, Haifa and Beer Sheva offer a corrective to the much bigger demonstrations in Tel Aviv 2) Whether it's right for ostensibly apolitical universities, professors and students to protest the government on campus
Dr Tamir Hod discusses his book on the Demjanjuk affair of the 1980s and 1990s - the trial and eventual acquittal of Ukrainian-American John Demjanjuk
We discuss: 1) The Supreme Court ruling that Aryeh Deri cannot be a minister and the constitutional crisis that may follow 2) The essay by Yossi Klein Halevi arguing that we’re riven between those who long for a “State of Judaism”, and those who long for a “State of Jews.” We are joined for this discussion by the author himself!
Tamar Hermann, Senior Research Fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, discusses the 20th edition of the annual Democracy Index, the most comprehensive annual survey of Israeli public opinion on matters of public importance
We discuss: 1) The “Judicial Reform” that has so many people so worried 2) Who Israel’s “National Poet,” Hayim Nahman Bialik is to us, on the 150th anniversary of his birth
Steven Fine discusses “The Samaritans: A Biblical People,” a documentary film, edited book and museum exhibition dedicated to the Samaritans, a tiny ethnoreligious group native to Israel and Palestine