The “Trigger Warning: May Contain Optimism” Edition

 

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Allison, Don, and Noah discuss three topics of incomparable importance, and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

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People of not-this-book!

We discuss the brouhaha over the Israeli Ministry of Education’s decision to not include a book in the high school curriculum because of the book’s “racy” themes.

 

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Trigger warning: May contain optimism

We found a rare, leftist end-of-2015 wrap-up that finds reason for hope – what’s up with that? Maybe this year hasn’t been as bad as most of us are telling ourselves?

 

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Gay for the Likud!

The newest MK, Amir Ohana, calls himself “Jewish, Israeli, Mizrahi, gay, Likudnik, a security hawk, a liberal, and a man of the free market,” but can you really embrace Gay politics from the right?

 

All songs by Dafna ve-ha-Oogiot:

Khaver Aravi
Miskena
Million
Masakh

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