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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.


Our grief and theirs

Pundits, politicians, and plain folks are enraged at those who express sympathy for the parents of slain terrorists; on one side, they claim, are those who love life, and on the other those who glorify death. Why did empathy become a zero-sum affair?

 

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Now it’s our turn

We discuss a new political movement that seeks to undo what it sees as 135 years of Ashkenazi hegemony, and to reestablish Zionism on a new, more open, more friendly, more humane, and more Mizrahi basis.

 

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Trump ♥ Israel?

Donald Trump recently made the very un-Republican assertion that the US President needs to be neutral about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Cruz and Rubio attacked him, but is it possible that they love Israel a little too much for our own good?

 

All songs by Raphy Cohen:

Leaving Tel Aviv
Asteroid
And There You Go
Digging In

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