The “What?!? Some Europeans Don’t Like Jews?!?” Edition

Photo: David Iliff. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0

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.

In Which Memory of George Herbert Walker Bush?
George H.W. Bush remade the Middle East and changed US-Israel relations forever. Was this a good thing?

What?!? Some Europeans Don’t Like Jews?!?
A CNN-sponsored poll finds that almost half of all Europeans don’t think Israel has a right to exist as a Jewish state. What’s an Israeli to do?

28,000 Shots
Hackers upload 28,000 historic photos purloined from Israeli archives. We go through them all and find an amazing vanished world!

Extra Segment: Operation Northern Shield
For our almost too generous patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra segment, we discuss the launch of IDF’s “Operation Northern Shield” to stop Hezbollah bad guys from boring beneath Israel’s borders. Are we supposed to feel relieved or freaked out?

Songs from Kol ha-Neshama, the new tribute album to the great Ofra Haza.

  • Yad ba-Yad – Zehava Benn
  • Be-Kerem Teiman – Miri Mesika
  • Gavriel – Sapir Saban
  • Gagua shel Mangina – Yardena Arazi

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