The “Dialectics of Dayenu” Edition

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

Not With a Bang, but With a Tweet
Labor head Amir Peretz tweets that he’s merging his party into Blue & White, killing off once and for all the party of David Ben Gurion, Golda Meir and Yitzhak Rabin. Should we mourn the loss?

What’s Wrong with Bnei Brak?!?
Why are most Israeli COVID-19 victims Ultra-Orthodox? Are all the others here who are outraged at Haredim justified in their anger?

The Dialectics of Dayenu
Does the Passover Seder song, Dayenu, explain the difference between Israel’s right and left?

How Is the Coronavirus Leaving Its Imprint on Our Passover?
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra segment, we talk about how the coronavirus is leaving its imprint on Passover, from how to prepare for it, to how we celebrate, to the new meaning it’s come to hold for us.

All that and songs by Israel’s greatest polymath musician, Eli Dray.

Eli Dray:

  • Motifiore
  • Mai
  • Ulay Tevater
  • Tapuzim

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