The “This Is Not Lite Summer Fare” Edition

Photo: Nati Shohat/Flash90

Allison Kaplan Sommer, Sally Abed and Noah Efron discuss two topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

My War & Yours (& Ours)
Can a Palestinian Israeli (like Sally) and a Jewish, Zionist Israeli (like Noah) find even a common language and common facts to talk about last week’s rockets-and-bombs in and out of Gaza?

My Atrocity & Yours (& Ours)
Newly unsealed documents shed some brutal light on an atrocity done in 1956. What should they mean to us today?

Is Israel’s Left Paying Too Much Attention to Esoteric Things (Like Climate Change)?
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion: A candidate for the head of the liberal-left Meretz party says we should stop paying attention to esoteric things like climate change, and instead focus on what really matters: peace and democracy. What’s wrong with that?

All this and Banot ha-Tom!


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  • Pisah Shel Osher

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