Poking Obama in the eye? – The Promised Podcast


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


Netanyahu ObamaPoking Obama in the eye?

We discuss PM Netanyahu’s decision to address the US Congress two weeks before Israeli elections, which has left President Obama livid, congressional democrats in despair, Israel’s US Ambassador discredited, and domestic political opponents outraged.


To V or not to V? 

We discuss the probity of V15, a foreign-funded, get-out-the-vote NGO dedicated to removing PM Netanyahu from office, which has kicked up an election-time storm.

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Zahava Gal-On

Left behind

We discuss Meretz and its leader Zahava Gal-On, as part of our continuing series of discussions about the parties and individuals at the heart of these elections. Is Meretz spending its advertising shekels wisely?



All songs by Ha-Trempistim, on the occasion of the launch of their 2nd album and the tour that goes with it

Ke-She Zeh Lo Zeh
Chai Ba-Seret
Be-Hazara La-Hatchala

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