Much a-Jew about nothing – The Promised Podcast‏


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


Much a-Jew about nothing

Although apparently about nothing, the ‘Jewish State’ bill could still become a tsunami that, if nothing else, wrecks the coalition. Could the law help reaffirm the principle of national self-determination, or could it turn Israel into a discriminatory ethnocracy?

Dodging ‘the second assault’

Miriam Shler, the director of the TA Sexual Assault Crisis Center, joins the Promised Podcast team to discuss the disturbing case of the judge who refused to press charges against her rapist, avoiding what feminists have for years called ‘the second assault.’

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.A ‘Likud’ for the Left?

Is it really possible for the entire center-left to join together into a single ‘super-party,’ as the center-right did in 1973 with the formation of ‘Likud’ (meaning ‘unification’)? We discuss the potential costs and benefits of the left hanging together.



All songs by Saz (Sameh Zakout), to remind ourselves that Israel may be a Jewish state, but it’s not just a Jewish state:

The Only Place
You’re the Love
I Love You

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