“The Fault Is Not in Our Stars” Edition

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

(Qui Est-Ce Que) J’Accuse?
Forty-five people are crushed to death by a crowd at an all-night revelry at Mount Meron. Who or what is to blame?

All in the Family
Is “family-uber-alles” the only thing that cuts across lines of religion, language, ethnicity, sexual orientation and all other things that divide one Israeli from the next?

Ethnic What?
On last week’s podcast, Sally called Israeli policy in Jaffa “ethnic cleansing.” This week she tell more about what she means, and why she thinks the label fits.

They Made You Do What?
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion, we talk about the labyrinthine procedures one needs to follow these days traveling back and forth between Israel and the US, after Allison and Noah just ran that gauntlet.

All that and the music of Stephane Legar, in honor of his new single, Na’im Meod!


  • Na‘im Meod
  • Merci
  • Like That (featuring Julieta)
  • Comme ci, comme ça

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1 comment on ““The Fault Is Not in Our Stars” Edition

  1. Dearest folks (mensches all!)
    May God keep you safe and bless you and be kind to you. I have you all in my heart. Be safe. Be AWARE. and most of all BE ALIVE, I want to hear you all again soon. You friend in the Northwoods of Minnesota USA – Manny (and Nan too!) All our love. Peace Shalom!

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