The Promised Podcast‏

The bio-matrix

Should Israel require citizens to swap out old-fashioned identify cards and passports for new “biometric” ones even if they are invasive on our privacy?

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Coalition proposition disquisition

the dilemma facing opposition leader Isaac Herzog: Is opposition a form of perdition? Is joining the coalition electoral sedition demanding contrition?

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So much to protest, so little protest music?

Whether, as one music critic has just written, Israeli pop music is hopelessly and cluelessly apolitical and navel-gazing.

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Fission indecision

We discuss how leftist Israelis ought to react to the framework agreement limiting Iran’s military nuclear program.

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Keeping the generals in their barracks

We discuss a recent petition saying that ex-generals are politicizing the army when they try to use their positions to influence Israeli politics.

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How do you solve a problem like Ted Cruz?

Ted Cruz showed love for Israel as he declared his candidacy for US Presidency. How does “Support Israel!” fit with “Ban Abortion!,” “Guns for All!,” & “Abolish the IRS!”?

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Angry, angry Ashkenazim

We ask why one white leftist after another expresses crazy rage in crazy ways against the Mizrahi voters who came out to support Netanyahu.

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