The “Contrition” Edition

Photo: Lior Mizrahi/Flash90

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.

It Ain’t the Economy, Stupid!
Israel may be the most expensive country in the world, and that fact has zero-zilch-nada impact on politics here. How come?

Elul, 5783
Elul is a month of soul-searching. What could we have done better, politically speaking?

Yair Netanyahu Pays the Price
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion: The court orders first son Yair Netanyahu to pay 130,000 NIS in damages to a woman he defamed on Twitter. Should people have to pay cash money for their scumbaggery on social?

All that and songs of Elul, to put us in the mood!


  • Elul, by Noa Gino
  • Elul, by Koevary
  • Elul Blues, by Dana Berger

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