The “It Never Bahrains, But It Pours!” Edition

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

It Never Bahrains, But It Pours!
Did this week’s historic signing of historic agreements at the historic White house set us upon new historic path?

An Exceptional Lockdown
Do praying and protesting trump a lockdown?

The Jews Gotta Go?
Should Israel’s public TV network use public money and public airwaves to present to the public something that lots of people in one part of the public find profoundly offensive?

A Poetry Reading to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Death of Yehuda Amichai
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion, to mark the twentieth anniversary of the death of the great poet, Yehuda Amichai, we each read aloud an Amichai poem we love.

All that and songs by Isaac DaBom!


  • Nimas Kvar Lo Le-henot (נמאס כבר לא להנות)
  • Al Mah Hem Sharim (על מה הם שרים)
  • Bakbook beli Pekak (בקבוק בלי פקק)
  • Nitzalti (ניצלתי)

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