The ‘pall of the poll’ edition – 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.


ElectionsThe pall of the poll

Israel’s last elections were in January 2013, and now, it seems, the smoke-filled rooms have spoken: We’ll be heading to the polls again very soon. Why do we need elections? Won’t they be all about style over substance? Think about the 2 billion shekel price tag!

Declaration of IndependenceEquality enshrined?

This week, Secretary General of the Labor Party Hilik Bar submitted a bill that would enshrine the language of equality in Israel’s Declaration of Independence as a Basic Law. Is this a sufficient political response to the controversial ‘Nation State’ bill?

subscribe to the podcast

Women Wage PeaceThis is how women wage peace

The Women Wage Peace group held its official inaugural event last week, a remarkable train-caravan of 700 women to the embattled southern town of Sderot. How could such a movement impact Israeli politics? Can women do it better?



All songs by Electric Desert:

Peshte Romaneste
El Mishkan Beiti

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Listen on your favorite podcast app