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Twenty years ago, a week after Israel celebrated its fiftieth anniversary, a 26 year-old former drag-queen and trans woman won the world’s biggest song contest, The Eurovision. She also forever changed the way we Israelis see ourselves.

In this very special edition of The Promised Podcast, Noah tells her story, and explains why he thinks that in this moment of anxiety and dreadful Nation-State laws, Dana International represents the humane and decent Zionism so many of us long for.

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10 comments on The “International” Edition

  1. Irina Farb says:

    A + !
    And thank you for these lively and useful podcasts

    Irina

  2. Erika says:

    Yes, this was fantastic! Please do more like this :). Thank you for your wonderful podcast

  3. Marc says:

    A! Many thanks.

  4. Emily Friedman says:

    Loved it! Yasher koach.

  5. Sandy Lieberman says:

    A, Todah rabah!

  6. Bill Martin says:

    A, I found this podcast interesting. Keep up the good work.

  7. Jo Alex SG says:

    Oh I so loved this one treating the trans artist Dana with the due respect she deserves! Todah rabah from a Brazilian LGBT Ben Anussim! Ahava rabah, chaverim!!
    Jo Alex SG

  8. Jo Alex SG says:

    Oh I so loved this one talking about the trans artist Dana with the due respect she deserves! Todah rabah from a Brazilian LGBT Ben Anussim! Ahava rabah, chaverim!!
    Jo Alex SG

  9. Wonderful edition.
    Please get in contact with the UNORTHODOX podcast, they would be interesting in doing an item on this, Im sure

  10. Schneider says:

    Wow, thank you Noah! This was great. AAA.

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