Allison Kaplan Sommer, Noah Efron and Standing Together’s Sally Abed discuss three topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.
Failure to Launch
Why did so many men starting so many center-left parties end up with electile disfunction?
Anyone But Them
The biggest issue in Israel’s March elections won’t be COVID, won’t be an economy in free fall, and won’t be Iran going nuclear. Nah, the biggest issue is ultra-Orthodox Jews. Why oh why?
But They Have Lady Pacman, Don’t They?
Ten parties will probably be elected to the next Knesset. One will be headed by a woman. Why?
Why Do So Many Israeli Journalists Find Their Way Into Israeli Politics?
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion, we talk about a question Allison raised beautifully in a socko essay in Haaretz: Why do so many Israeli journalists find their way into Israeli politics?
All that and the neo-new wave of Or Litman!
- Steve ve-Enid
- Lo Nehmad