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

A general view of the supreme court hall. Photo by Gili Yohanan/POOL
Israel’s Supreme Court: Democracy’s BFF or Frenemy?

We discuss a spate of Supreme Court decisions that leave right-wing politicians sputtering about judicial overreach, which in turn leaves left-wing politicians sputtering about right-wing court bashing, and leaves everyone accusing everyone else of breaking Israeli democracy.


Peace Now rally. Photo courtesy of:


Peace Now, Still?

The decline of venerable anti-occupation activist group Peace Now, as its leader for the past 14 years resigns in a huff.


Barbed wires surround the cabins of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. Photo courtesy of Flash90/Isaac Harari
This is Your Brain on Shoah!

One high school’s decision to quit making trips to concentration camps in Poland, because of the lousy lessons kids get from them.




All songs by David Peretz, in honor of his pretty lovely new album, Eretz she-lo Sham, that judy dropped on Bandcamp.
Ashan Ha-Zman
Eretz she-lo Sham
Makom be-Tochi
Tfillah Le-Nos’im be-Sheloshah Metosim


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