The “Still Leaving Egypt, After All These Years” Edition

In the " Matzot Carmel " bakery in Petah Tikva, Jewish workers prepare matza, traditional unleavened bread which is being eaten before the Jewish holiday of Passover on March 25, 2018. Photo by Yossi Zeliger/Flash90

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

The Curious Case of the Constancy of Bibi Boosters and Believers
How and why do so very many people (if polls are to be believed) still love Netanyahu with a force that seems to be growing with each revelation of possible corruption?

Low Marx
Is moving from a public “higher higher education” system to a mixed public-private system a step forward, a step back, or one of those other fancy dance steps that turn you around and leave you breathless?

Still Leaving Egypt, After All These Years
What lessons should we, today, in Israel of 2018, take from the story of the Exodus and the 40 years that followed?

Music: Aya Korem
Mehandeset Mahshevim
Rona Omeret
Yonatan Shapira
Davar Aharon

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