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 “Low Marx?” Edition
Are ultra-Orthodox attacks on Labor Party candidate, Reform Rabbi Gilad Kariv, legitimate? Has Israel’s right just embraced the labor movement? What is so infuriating about political correctness?
The “Carrots & Sticks” Edition
With longtime MK Limor Livnat's defection from the Likud, who says the party ain’t what it used to be? What incentives and sanctions should be used to cajole reticent people to vaccinate? Is a “Green New Deal” what we need?
The “Courts: Of Public Opinion & the Other Kind” Edition
Does Yair Lapid have what it takes to be PM? What's the International Criminal Court up to now? What's behind the surprising flourish of new political magazines with long articles printed on dead trees and sent by something called “the post”?
The “Who’s In & Who’s Out?” Edition
Why did so many new center-left parties turn out to be flops? How did the ultra-Orthodox become the hottest election issue? Why does it seem to be getting harder, not easier, for women to make it in politics?
The “Changing Fortunes” Edition
Did we eulogize the Labor Party too soon? Is it wrong for the PM to unveil a plan to give us a pile of cash, just weeks before elections? With 1 in 3 vaccinated, is it time to figure out what life will be like when this is all over?
The “Shots & Tots” Edition
Was Netanyahu’s deal to give Pfizer data on everyone who got the vaccine illegal? Why did a judge order the confiscation of a 2002 film about the IDF’s 2002 incursion into Jenin? What do the names we give our babies say about our society?