27 min

The Israeli Election: What Just Happened and What Comes Next People of the Pod

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This week we’re joined by Allison Kaplan Sommer, Ha’aretz journalist and panelist for The Promised Podcast, to discuss some of the headliners from the Israeli election: potential kingmaker and Ra’am Party leader Mansour Abbas and Rabbi Gilad Kariv, who will be the first Reform rabbi to serve in the Knesset. Kaplan Sommer also discusses how democracy plays out in Israel and the United States and what it’s like to live in Israel, a complex, multicultural society.
Then, AJC CEO David Harris shares a moving Passover message about his first-hand involvement in the Soviet Jewry movement and modern-day exoduses.
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Episode Lineup: 
(00:40) Allison Kaplan Sommer
(18:26) David Harris
(20:27) Manya Brachear Pashman
(23:34) Seffi Kogen
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Episode Transcript

This week we’re joined by Allison Kaplan Sommer, Ha’aretz journalist and panelist for The Promised Podcast, to discuss some of the headliners from the Israeli election: potential kingmaker and Ra’am Party leader Mansour Abbas and Rabbi Gilad Kariv, who will be the first Reform rabbi to serve in the Knesset. Kaplan Sommer also discusses how democracy plays out in Israel and the United States and what it’s like to live in Israel, a complex, multicultural society.
Then, AJC CEO David Harris shares a moving Passover message about his first-hand involvement in the Soviet Jewry movement and modern-day exoduses.
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Episode Lineup: 
(00:40) Allison Kaplan Sommer
(18:26) David Harris
(20:27) Manya Brachear Pashman
(23:34) Seffi Kogen
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Episode Transcript

27 min

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