Episodes

Face the Nation-State

Israel’s Supreme Court votes 10 to 1 to let the controversial “Nation-State Law” stay on the books. Could both the 10 and the 1 be right at the same time?

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The “The People Demand What, Now?” Edition

The crew discuss: 1) The Supreme Court’s rejection to strike down the “Nation-State” law 2) The decision to cancel day-care subsidies for toddlers whose fathers study full-time in a Yeshiva 3) What changes resulted from the social protests in 2011

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Would You Turn On the Air Con?

Nothing pairs better with a hot and humid Israeli summer than מזגן. So what should we say to the taxi driver who’s got all the windows rolled down? And why did the temperature in our trains make national headlines?

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Climate Change: A Middle Eastern Perspective

Prof. Dan Rabinowitz discusses the role of the Middle East as both a major generator and a primary victim of climate change

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Bi-Sockuals

A shocking and controversial ruling about Hebrew grammar by the Academy for the Hebrew Language. But are they the boss of us?

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Your Israeli Soundtrack for July

We play you the latest Israeli tunes, including Static & Ben-El’s debut album and brand new tracks from Moshe Peretz, Noa Kirel and Louis Ali

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Unsettling

Settlers peaceably evacuate a wildcat West-Bank outpost in a compromise that may lead, someday, to their return. What does the compromise say about Israel’s new government?

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The “Put a Sock in It!” Edition

The crew discuss: 1) The compromise that led to the peaceable evacuation of Eviatar 2) What to make of the tenure of President Rivlin 3) A shocking and controversial about Hebrew grammar

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How Revolutionary Was Israel’s ‘Constitutional Revolution’?

Prof. Amichai Cohen explains the changing role of the High Court of Justice in maintaining the checks and balances of Israeli democracy

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