- Israel in Translation
- Kol Cambridge
- Streetwise Hebrew
- Tel Aviv Review
- The Promised Podcast
We discuss: 1) the new limitations on protest demonstrations and whether they diminish Israeli democracy 2) what to do now that a big survey shows that distance learning is a flop 3) whether poetry can lead to political and social change
It’s Sukkot again! This holiday, Marcela focuses on the agricultural aspects — the festival was originally connected to the harvest. And to help us along is Rachel Bluwstein, Israel’s farmer-poet.
The Israeli Palestinian conflict is among the most prominent and complex foreign policy challenges for the European Union. Anders Persson looks at the evolution of EU policy towards the conflict through the EU's own documentation.
We discuss: 1) how doctors decide who gets a ventilator and who doesn’t 2) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s decision not to speak at an event marking the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin 3) the surprising rise of matchmaking among secular Israelis
Israelis sometimes use a single word to review a movie or tv series: “!חזק” In Hebrew, חזק (pronounced hazak) means strong. So what are they trying to convey and how else can we use the word חזק?
We discuss: 1) the proposal of giving Netanyahu amnesty from prosecution in exchange for his resignation 2) whether you can be a feminist, but opposed judges who try to advance a feminist agenda 3) we repent for stuff we said about people in Israeli politics, culture and society
We discuss: 1) the historic accord with the UAE and peace declaration with Bahrain 2) the 3-week lockdown 3) the efforts to ban the TV satire show, The Jews Are Coming
What's behind the Greek-tragic struggle for leadership of the Yesh Atid party? What do we make of Lieberman's call for “civil disobedience” against the government’s coronavirus regulations? Ahead of the Jewish New Year, what events and people mattered most over the year now ending?
Prof. Amir Teicher, a historian at Tel Aviv University, discusses the cooptation of a seminal, 19th-century genetic theory by a climate of racial categorization several decades on.
Why have the Jerusalem protests lasted so long? Could Naftali Bennett be Israel’s next PM? Did the coronavirus czar step too far when requesting to ban ultra-Orthodox Israelis from entering Ukraine?
Prof. Amos Morris-Reich discusses his book “Race and Photography: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence 1876-1980,” exploring the meeting point between culture and science against the backdrop of racism
Marcela has got a thriller for you! “Three” is a page turner that tells the stories of three women. All of them will meet the same man. And he won’t tell the truth about himself.
Vé- is sometimes pronounced Va- or Oo-, depending on the usage. So when is the letter ו at the beginning of a word pronounced Vé, Va or Oo? And should Hebrew learners invest their time to learn these elaborate rules?
Dr. Susanne Wasum-Rainer, Germany's Ambassador to Israel, discusses Germany's vision at the start of its Presidency of the Council of the EU, challenges to the post-war global order, German-Israel relations, and her long professional connection to Israel