The “Local Yokels” Edition

Photo: Chen Leopold/Flash90

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

Going Local
They say that, in a democracy, even the most humble among us can be elected to public office. Now we know it’s true!

Mayor for Life
Few positions have more job security than mayor of a major city in Israel.

Jon Stewart Goes Viral on the Gaza War
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion: Jon Stewart goes viral on the Gaza war.

All this and a memorial tribute to MK Charlie Biton, and more songs of our troubled times.


  • Ani Rotzah Lehithaten Be-Milhama — Ziv
  • Rak Ahavah Tishaer — Shaul Hayyim Gross
  • Halum Krav — Eran Tzur 

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