The “Reform School” Edition

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

The Invisible Hand that Rocks the Cradle
Newly proposed reform of the schools would give principals the power to fire bad teachers and give extra pay to the good ones, bringing free-market principles to grade-school principals. Do we really need another major reform right now?

SS, Mein Kind
It seems like Nazis are so much on the minds of so many who are fighting Netanyahu’s judicial reforms. Are we a Godwin-forsaken country?

An Open Letter to Israel’s Friends in North America
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion: When American-immigrant-Israeli “Dream Team” issues a Cri de Coeur you pay attention!

All that and Kiss’s Gene Simmons singing the praises of Hebrew and the music of Avi Aburomi!


  • Lifnei she-Baat
  • Le-Ahuvi
  • Mesibah Segurah

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