The “When Life Gives You Demons…” Edition

Photo: Yoantan Sindel/Flash90

Miriam Herschlag and Noah Efron discuss two topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

Estoppel Anagrams to “Lost Peeps”
The Supreme Court bars Shas head Aryeh Deri from being a minister, and half the country thinks justice has been done and half the country thinks the results of Novembers democratic elections have been undone.

WWYS, or What Would Yossi Say?
Journalist, scholar, podcaster, public intellectual Yossi Klein Halevi published an essay on the Times of Israel arguing that we’re riven between those who long for a “State of Judaism”, and those who long for a “State of Jews.” How did we get here? Yossi Klein Halevi, who joined us for the discussion, has an answer!

Ha’Trempistim – The Hitchhikers
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion: A documentary web series shows Israelis at our pushy, boundary-less best.

All that and the first 7Eleven in a Jewish State in 5,000 years, a new Hebrew word from beyond the grave, and the music of Daria Vered!


  • Tzel Shel Sikkui
  • Yom Niflah
  • Al Tich‘as

Previous Episodes

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Listen on your favorite podcast app

Join our weekly newsletter

Receive Our Latest Podcast Episodes by Email

(and not a thing more)