“The Young and the Feckless” Edition

Photo: Yossi Zamir/Flash90

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.

The Kids are All Right
It’s accepted wisdom that Israeli young people are more right-wing than their older sisters and brothers, parents and grandparents. But are they really? And if they are, why?

What We Learned at the Polls
Peter Beinart writes that the lesson of the last election is that the time has come to make Israelis suffer for our sins. That so?

“And You Shall Tell Your Child”
On Passover, we’re supposed to tell our kids the story of the Exodus and what it means to us today. But what does it mean to us today?

Enjoying Others’ Misfortune Cookie
For our most extremely generous Patreon supporters, we discuss in our extra-special, special extra segment the dark pleasures of political schadenfreude. Why was the best thing about our recent elections the misfortunes they brought to some of our most stalwart politicians?

Music
The very happy sounds of Miki G & Tzemer:

  • Sababa
  • Kadima
  • Yom Ehad
  • Lo Levad

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