The “Fission Indecision” Edition – The Promised Podcast


The Times of Israel’s Miriam Herschlag, Activist Professor Alon Tal, and Noah Efron discuss three topics of incomparable importance, and end with an anecdote each about something in Israel that made them smile this week.


nukebombFission indecision

We discuss how leftist Israelis ought to react to the framework agreement limiting Iran’s military nuclear program, but leaving the country (which, as we speak, is hosting a Holocaust denial cartoon contest) with lots of uranium and lots of centrifuges.


.Trailing off: Is hiking on the decline in the Holy Land?

Is Israel’s culture of hiking the land as imperiled as the Zionist ethos that gave birth to it?


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So much to protest, so little protest music?

We discuss whether, as one music critic has just written, Israeli pop music is hopelessly and cluelessly apolitical and navel-gazing.




All songs by OSOG – On the Shoulders of Giants – in honor of their Headstart campaign to fund their new album!

Sweet Melody
Symphony Of Trees
Wake Up In A Jacuzzi
Under My Ukelele

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