The “Future of the Past” Edition

Photo: Gershon Elinson/Flash90

Miriam Herschlag, 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.

Nakba
Nakba Day memorializes as a tragedy the day when a Jewish State was reborn after two thousand tumultuous, stateless years. What can an Israeli Jew say to that?

How We Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Microchip
An old joke says: The food at that restaurant is terrible and the portions are too small! The Bank of Israel says: High-tech is tearing Israel apart, and we need more of it. Which one is funnier?

The Netanyahus
A Pulitzer Prize presents for a packs-a-punch parable about the parent of a past premier.

Lag B’Omer: Then and Now
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion: We talk about Lag B’Omer’s past, and whether and how the holiday is changing in front of our eyes.

All this and new songs by Tzuf/Zohar/Inbal!

Songs

  • 55
  • Semichot
  • Eikh Ani Marimah
  • Mifgash

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