The “Debating Candidates” Edition

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Allison Kaplan Sommer, Miriam Herschlag 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 Gantz Wantz
A little from Column A, a little from Column B: What does the “National Unity Party” candidate list tell us about what the party stands for?

What Did You Learn in School Today?
Is it wrong for a high school principal to let ultra-nationalist MK Itamar Ben Gvir give a speech to her kids?

Enflamed Youth
The head of Israel’s hottest new political party is a TikTok celeb too young to be elected to the Knesset. What gives?

The Nature Hikes in Israel That Left Their Marks On Our Souls
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion: In honor of Israel’s most legendary hiker, Shuka Ravek, who died this week at 91, we talk about nature hikes we’ve taken over the years that have left their marks on our psyches and our souls.

All this and Gugi!


  • Mikhtavim
  • Zuz ya ben Zonah
  • Style Mizrah Tikhon
  • Shamayim Kehulim

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2 comments on “The “Debating Candidates” Edition

  1. Matt Weiss says:

    Hi shana tova
    I liked Gugi’s songs. Can’t find her on the internet
    Please help

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