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An inside view of how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a show by a journalist, a professor and an NGO professional who live in and love Israel even though it drives them crazy, and who each week discuss the latest in Israeli politics, culture, and society.

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An inside view of how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a show by a journalist, a professor and an NGO professional who live in and love Israel even though it drives them crazy, and who each week discuss the latest in Israeli politics, culture, and society.

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

    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?

    • 1 hr 28 min
    The “We All Wanna Change the World” Edition

    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?

    • 1 hr 22 min
    The “Making & Breaking History” Edition

    The “Making & Breaking History” Edition

    Are diaspora Jews “revolting” against Bibi’s planned annexation? Is a cemetery that stopped being a cemetery more than 100 years ago still a cemetery? Has the time come to focus on the Haganah's darkest deeds?

    • 1 hr 19 min
    “The View from Over There” Edition

    “The View from Over There” Edition

    Settler leaders oppose Israel’s annexation in the West Bank? Why was Bernie Sanders the main speaker at a demonstration in Rabin Square? What can we learn from virtual visits to virtual Palestine?

    • 1 hr 20 min
    The “Winners & Losers, Accusers & Excusers” Edition

    The “Winners & Losers, Accusers & Excusers” Edition

    Are the ultra-Orthodox parties the big “winners” of the new coalition? Do we need an app that allows us to virtually visit old military outposts in Lebanon? Is it the responsibility of Israelis abroad to present Israel in a good light?

    • 1 hr 25 min
    The “Judges and Grudges, Libel and Bible” Edition

    The “Judges and Grudges, Libel and Bible” Edition

    What do we make of Bibi's supporters who say he's persecuted by a cabal of leftist judges and journalists? Are leftists leaving Israel as “political exiles”? As we celebrate Shavuot, we ask: what are we to do with the Torah in 2020?

    • 1 hr 24 min

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