Gimme Shelter – The Promised Podcast‏



Ilene, Noah and special guest, The Times of Israel’s Miriam Herschlag, ask:


RIGHT WING PROTEST‘We have met the enemy and he is us’ 

When a pack of Jewish teens lynches a Palestinian kid, is it time for soul-searching? Is there still a moral high-ground and do we occupy it?



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.Life interrupted: Can we plot peace from our bomb shelters?

The irony of Haaretz’s Conference on Peace being interrupted by sirens escaped no one. But when the rockets are heard, must the peaceniks be silent?


.Is social justice always subordinate to security?

Exactly three years after they started, did Israel’s social protests of 2011, which culminated in a demonstration of almost half a million people, actually achieve anything?



All songs from the album ‘Af Al Pil‘ – Yiddish poetry sung by cool young indie stars, including Shahar Barabash, Rona Keinan, Omer Klein and Alon Lotringer:

Ani Ve-Atzmi

HaYaar Ba-Stav

HaParpar ve-ha-Zahal



Photo: A woman walks past a bomb shelter in the southern Israeli town of Sderot, July 08. Credit: Miriam Alster/FLASH90.


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