The “Ad Hominem, Ad Absurdum, Ad Victorium & Ad Nauseum” Edition

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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.

Ad Hominem, Ad Absurdum, Ad Victorium & Ad Nauseum
We watched hundreds of election ads, so you don’t have to. What do they tell us about that the parties are trying to tell voters?

Thesis – Antithesis – Screw You!
Maybe nothing makes people as mad as beloved celebrity changing political camps. How come?

After the Holidays
For a month, during the holidays, it’s almost impossible to do anything. Then the world comes crashing back.

Oh, Kanye!
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion: Why didn’t Kanye’s tweet bug Israeli Jews (who, one imagines, Kanye’s also gone to Death Con 3 on).

All this and Meshi Kleinstein, the daughter of two of the most popular singers in Israel’s history, now singing on her own (and also with her folks)!


  • Holekhet
  • Davka Ahshav (with Rami Kleinstein)
  • Kehi Lakh (with Rita)
  • Autobus Aharon le-Haifa (with Elai Botner)

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