Should the folks who sell us our trident missiles and F-35 stealth bombers be allowed to donate to us us the schools that shape our children (like so much plastic explosive)?
the promised podcast
A Dutch parody of Israel’s Eurovision song includes lyrics about how Israelis control the world and love money. What do we do when legitimate criticism of Israel gets all jumbled up with old-fashioned anti-semitism?
Israelis tell pollsters that the opinions of American Jews about what happens here matter, but not too much. What does this say about relations between the two biggest Jewish communities on earth?
Is the promotion of an out, gay IDF officer to the high rank of Major-General a happy sign of integration or a worrying sign of cooptation? Or a little from Column A and a little from Column B?
Netta Barzilai wins the friggin’ Eurovision Song Contest, and many leftist Israelis’ reaction is a mirthless, bah-humbug! Does the left have a problem with national pride and just-plain happiness?
Jerusalem bans a right-wing billboard for incitement, while the same billboard is plastered all over Tel Aviv. Which should we prefer: Free expression, Tel Aviv style, or decency in the public square, Jerusalem style?