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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.

What Now?
Now that Israel has a budget (after several years of not having a budget), is it smooth sailing from now on?

Some of the Best Standards are Double Standards
A supermarket chain charges ultra-Orthodox shoppers a lot less than the rest of us. Is this discrimination, or just market forces doing what they do?

The Strange Death & Curious Rebirth of the Israeli Left?
Who killed Israel’s Left?

The Airport Gates Are (Wide) Open
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion, after a week of vigorous reporting by Allison about how reopening the airport to tourists has been pretty worryingly botched, we talk about how we feel about the gates of the country finally being thrown wide to let in curious well-wishers with handsome disposable incomes, from all around the world.

All that and Cohen!

Songs

  • Lama lo (featuring Peled and Jackson)
  • Shaman (featuring Shekel and Slimpim)
  • Lo Mafsik
  • HaRa’ayon

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