- Israel in Translation
- Kol Cambridge
- Streetwise Hebrew
- Tel Aviv Review
- The Promised Podcast
With comparative global context, Prof. Dani Filc asks how Israeli political populism differs from all others, or does it differ? What other countries share similar qualities in their own populist movements? He has surprising answers.
The pandemic has transformed, perhaps forever, how we experience the most banal of activities. In this episode, we hear why Miriam Herschlag keeps muttering “amen” on her evening jogs in Jerusalem, and Ann Bar-Dov's epic journey to pick up groceries in Karmiel.
We discuss: our new and biggest gov' in history; whether broadcasting live Supreme Court hearings will add to the stature of the court, or diminish it; whether or not an Evangelical cable TV station broadcasting in Hebrew should keep its license.
Dr Zohar Maor, co-editor of “Nationalism and Secularization,” discusses new views on the crux of political modernity, and old views revisited.
We discuss the Supreme Court’s earth-shaking verdict, why Israel is suddenly racing to undo coronavirus restrictions, and a crowdsource campaign to pay the legal fees for a British woman assaulted by Israeli young men in Cyprus
Noam Shuster was having her dream year at Harvard when the pandemic hit. On her way back to Israel, she contracted COVID-19. She tell the tale of her stint in a "corona hotel" where she was found a microcosm of a fractious society bound together in radical compassion by a shared cough.
The bible devotes quite a bit of space to the minds of the patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob — we know how they feel, what makes them angry or happy. Through her poetry, Karen Alkaly-Gut gives the matriarchs a voice.
Hugh Lovatt of the European Council on Foreign Relations explains the EU dilemmas regarding Israel, Palestine and an elusive peace.
Who killed the Labor Party? Is art an essential need, and should artists receive priority governmental support? How might the coronavirus be a feminist issue, and is it time for “feminist civil disobedience?”
Israel and the EU were both founded following WWII - Israel would protect the Jews and the EU would inoculate the continent from another war. Yet their relationship with each other has been uneven. Dr. Maya Sion of Hebrew University explains why.
What do we need to know about the just signed coalition agreement? Do Israelis have less of a stomach for COVID-19 deaths than people in other countries? On this independence day we ask, what is Israeli?
Kashua’s protagonist is a nameless “I” who shares considerable biographical overlaps with the author. His confessions are hardly reliable, making every level of his storytelling suspect, which Kashua further visually underscores by “track changes”-style crossed-out text.
What are your plans for the weekend? What are your plans for next year? Planning anything? Was this planned? Guy explains the Hebrew root ת.כ.נ and how to say that something was unplanned.
Are negotiation of an “emergency government” failing? Will Israel’s “Exit Strategy” committee miss important things because it lacks diversity? Does Israel’s militarist, masculinist, xenophobizing reaction to coronavirus in need of a good “queering”?
This episode features true stories of neighbors finding ways out of isolation to join together, why home confinement was better during the 1st Gulf War, and of the realization that you’ve got to crack a few eggs to make an omelet.
The Hebrew word כוח means power, strength, or energy. Other than the frequently used saying, אין לי כוח, there are other words and expressions that we must cover, like “super powers,” “evil forces” and “gravity”
For Miriam and her great Passover egg hunt, relief arrived from the friend next door. Ed’s Jerusalem eggspedition led him to discover that egg shortages know no borders. And Amanda, who found out that eggs were not the only item in short supply, eventually ended up with far more than she bargained for.