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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.
Quo Vadis, Bibi?
We discuss the weird state of the Israeli government, which seems to be, at once, on the verge of collapse and surprisingly stable: What gives?
The Curious Case of the Rabbi Excommunicated for Exercising Free Speech
The moral and political dilemma arising from the Minister of Defense’s decision to excommunicate a rabbi for advising soldiers to ignore orders to evacuate settlements; we may hate the rabbis politics, but don’t we still need to defend his right to freedom of expression.
A Tale of Two Censors
Whether it’s better for democracy to have an army censor who’s in our face, or one who expects that we censor ourselves (or maybe option C, no censor at all!)
All songs composed by the great Ahuva Ozari (a “Founding Mother” of Mizrahi Music), in honor of the last 17 immigrants secreted this week from Yemen to Jerusalem.
Daklon and Sagiv Cohen with Ahuva Ozari, “Tzilzulei Pa’amonim”
Yehudit Ravitz and Ahuvah Ozari, “Ha-Ish Ha-Hu”
Ahuva Ozari, “Ha-Or Ha-Ganuz”
Daklon and Sagiv Cohen with Ahuva Ozari, “Kol Koreh”