Woman of valor, who will elect? – 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.


Racheli IbenboimWoman of valor, who will elect?

We discuss the campaign to get ultra-Orthodox women on the ballot for the upcoming elections, which encourages people not to vote for religious parties that don’t allow women to run. Does it reflect tectonic changes among the ultra-Orthodox?

Isaac HerzogGive peace a policy

At this week’s Saban Forum at Brookings, former Ambassador to the US Michael Oren challenged Labor leader Isaac Herzog on his policy towards the Palestinians and the peace process. What exactly does the mainstream Left plan to do to advance peace?

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electionsWill the elections make any difference at all?

We try to answer the (slightly annoying) questions asked in this NYT piece: Does the prospect of a purely rightist government show how much Israel has changed? Could the coming elections transform Israel’s future, it’s place in the world, and chances for peace?



All songs by Ha-Zeevot, in honor of their show at Levontin 7 this week:

Yoredet ve-Olah
Back Home
Omeret Lo
Adamot Yeveshot

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