Episodes

The “Turn, Turn, Turn” Edition – The Promised Podcast‏

    Allison, Eilon and Noah discuss (1) the new head of the Labor Party – “Buzghi” Herzog – and his plans to give peace a chance, (2) the facebookization of the Knesset, and (3) the (figurative and, sadly, literal) death of the old cultural guard. All this and cool songs by Efrat Ben Zur…

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Baali

The Hebrew word for husband is בעל, which also means owner. It’s no wonder, then, that so many Israeli women dislike its use. So what can we say instead?

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Thanksgivukah Extravaganza – The Promised Podcast‏

    To celebrate the confluence of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah, Allison, Eilon, Don and Noah devote the show to the meetings of American and Israeli cultures. They discuss Why the Conservative Movement is ailing in America, and how it’s doing in Israel, Them Crazy-Ass American Settlers in the West Bank, and what really makes them…

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Cursing Drivers

Cursing drivers is a national sport in Israel. Here are a few words and phrases you can use the next time someone cuts you off.

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Threats, Sh*t & Tats – The Promised Podcast‏

    Allison, Eilon and Noah discuss the Supreme Court’s dressing down of the government, the hot mic in the UN that divulged the world’s worst secret – yes, it’s about Israel’s being unfairly singled out – and Israelis’ inking habits, or the new, surprising tattoo culture.   This episode is made possible by Shaharit…

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Compost, Computers & Competitors – The Promised Podcast‏

    Allison, Eilon, Don and Noah discuss the evaporation (or evisceration) of environmental parties in the last elections – where have all the flower-lovers gone?, the yawning digital divide in Israel, whether this google-gap ought to concern us the primaries in the Labor Party, and why the once beloved Shelly Yacimovich is now embattled….

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GA summit 2013: special live coverage

    Join TLV1 on Monday, November 11 at 5pm (Jerusalem time), for a special LIVE broadcast from the Jewish Federations of North America’s annual summit. Tune in for the biggest names in the Jewish world today, who will share their views on the future of the Jewish people, Israel-diaspora relations, outreach and tzedakah and…

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Rogel Alpher with ‘micro novelist’ Alex Epstein – Journeys

    Alex Epstein started writing as a young kid, in an attempt to imagine exciting alternatives to his life. The result of this life-long endeavor is his varied oeuvre, consisting of fantastical short stories. Famous for his so-called micro-fiction – ‘one-line stories’ – Alex’s work has been translated into English, Russian, Greek. In 2003,…

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The Exoneration, Importation & Secularization Edition – The Promised Podcast‏

    Allison, Eilon, Don and Noah discuss  the dramatic exoneration of MK Avigdor Lieberman of charges of “breach of trust” on the part of a three judge panel, a verdict that brought to a swift end a languorously slow (17 year) investigation and trial;  the IDFs decision to buy boots from American factories, which…

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