The “What Gantz Wants” Edition

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Allison Kaplan Sommer, Noah Efron and Wunderkind critic Ohad Zeltzer-Zubida discuss two topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

What Gantz Wants, or Is Gantz a Shvantz?
Benny Gantz promised one thing — ONE THING! — in the last election campaign: that he would never, ever join a government under Prime Minister Netanyahu. So why’d he change his mind, at the cost of losing his allies, angering his voters, and leaving the center-left in splinters?

Israel’s most venerable political scientist says that the coronavirus will kill off the country’s neo-liberal economic policy and nudge us towards social democracy. Does he have a point?

Our Favorite Funny, Creative Posts & Tweets at this Moment of Crisis
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra segment, we talk about our favorite posts and tweets, as this moment of crisis releases a flood of humor, creativity and heart.

All that and the rhythm and blues of Roee Lavan!

Blues and RnB Impresario Roee Lavan:

  • Give It Back
  • Or Aher (אור אחר)
  • Zikaron Shelkha (זיכרון שלך)

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