The “Mourning in America” Edition

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

Mourning in America
Is it true that American Jews may never forgive Israel for its reaction to the Pittsburgh massacre? Should it be true?

Our Rabin, Not Yours!
Leftists use whistles, stadium horns and vuvuzelas to drown out right-wing speakers at the 23rd annual memorial of Rabin’s assassination. Why has the left become more combative about our slain Prime Minister’s legacy?

Bloch Shock
A feminist woman with spectacular karma just became mayor of a majority ultra-orthodox town in Israel. How the hell did that happen?

Extra Segment: “Countries Without Nationalism are like People Without Souls”
For our most spectacularly generous patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra segment, we discuss an essay by Gil Troy called, “No, Nationalism is Not a Dirty Word or Trump Property.” Is nationalism the problem or the solution? Or is it more complicated than that?

Music
Spinster Sister, in honor of their new singles ahead of their first record in thirteen years!

  • You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
  • Poison
  • Declaration
  • Mirror Instead

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