Israel

Twilight of the Idols, or, How to Philosophize with a Hammer

As statues of Columbus get toppled in America, and statues of Leopold II get ripped down in Belgium, are there memorials and statues in Israel we’d be better or mothballing or melting down?

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Does Size Matter?

Would a small, “symbolic” annexation of lands in the West Bank sidestep the worst consequences of the bigger annexation authorized by the Trump peace plan?

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The “A Time to Build Up, A Time to Break Down” Edition

Will a smaller annexation sidestep the worst consequences? Are there memorials and statues here that should be torn down? Why ’o why should an army have a broadcast studio?

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Lost in Translation

This episode features true stories on the theme “Lost in Translation,” as told by Nancy Cahners, Sarah Goldberg, Jacqui Mautner, Benji Lovitt, Milton Roller, Miriam Herschlag, and Elana Dorfman.

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You Pray, You Wanna Revolution

Israel’s ultra-Orthodox have a plan, inspired by the pandemic, to make weddings smaller and cheaper. Should the rest of us do the same thing?

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You Stay to Start a Revolution!

On a hill in the foothills of Samaria, live eight young, Israeli settler women, aged 13 to 19, alone, without running water and electricity. What are they doing there?!

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You’re Gay, You Wanna Revolution?

A new documentary aims to explain the surprising success of the LGBTQA community in Israel. Why are so many LGBTQA folks hating on it?

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The “We All Wanna Change the World” Edition

Why are many LGBTQA folks hating on a new documentary that’s about them? Why are 8 female teenagers living alone, on a hill in the foothills of Samaria, without running water & electricity? What’s behind the ultra-Orthodox plan to make weddings smaller & cheaper?

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Defending the Haganah

For 28 years, HaHaganah fought underground to protect Jews in Palestine and to end British rule, and ever since, the organization and its fighters have been lionized in Israel as heroes. Has the time come to focus on the darkest of their deeds?

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