The “What Are We Fightin’ For?” Edition

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.

And It’s One, Two, Three, What Are We Fightin’ For? (with apologies to both Country Joe and the Fish)
Huge, angry demonstrations demand that Netanyahu do something about Israel’s economic crisis. But what?

Judging Judges: A Judgmental Judgment
What’s wrong with judging judges?

And a River Runs Through It
A kibbutz bars folks from a nearby town from picnicking on the banks of a river that winds through its grounds. Is that o.k.?

Is There Any Way to Get Away With a Little Getaway?
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion: Summer is here, and we all deserve a vacation. Hotels at the Dead Sea are sold out, and little getaway love-nest cabins up north are getting booked up fast. But is a corona vacation a vacation at all? We share our plans for the summer (concluding that, getaway or no getaway, there’s no way to get away).

All that and Avoda Zmanit!

Avoda Zmanit, a great new band playing music written by Dori Heitner. (“The only thing we like more than music is pizza. Half olives half mushrooms.”):

  • Hakol Histanah – הכל השתנה
  • Straight Midai סטרייט מדי
  • Lefarek לפרק
  • Zeh Mah She-Holekh ha-Yom זה מה שהולך היום

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