Israel

A Woman’s Place

There’s a brand new documentary about women in the Knesset. Should we be surprised that sexism is still alive and well in 2022?

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Cutting to the Core

Benjamin Netanyahu promises ultra-Orthodox politicians, in exchange for their support, to fully-fund Haredi schools no matter what they do and do not teach. Is that unhinged and irresponsible?

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The “Blessings and Curses” Edition

We discuss: 1) Bibi’s promise to fully fund ultra-Orthodox schools, whatever they teach 2) A new documentary about women in the Knesset 3) What were the most important things that happened here over the year that is now ending!

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Enflamed Youth

The head of Israel’s hottest new political party is a TikTok celeb too young to be elected to the Knesset. What gives?

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What Did You Learn in School Today?

Is it wrong for a high school principal to let ultra-nationalist MK Itamar Ben Gvir give a speech to her kids?

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What Gantz Wantz

A little from Column A, a little from Column B: What does the “National Unity Party” candidate list tell us about what the party stands for?

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The “Debating Candidates” Edition

We discuss: 1) What the National Unity Party’s candidate list says about what it stands for 2) The angry debate over a high school principal’s invitation of far-right MK Itamar Ben-Gvir to speak to her students 3) The hottest new party on the scene, “Enflamed Youth”

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The “Israel – A Father’s Story” Edition

A father trying to explain to his kids (and himself) why, because of his long-ago choice, they grew up in Israel

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The “This City We Love So Well!” Edition

What better way to make the end of summer than by celebrating that city we love so well, Tel Aviv-Jaffa?!?

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