The Promised Podcast: Will Politics Be on the Midterm?

PART 2: Israel's new 'code of ethics' aims to keep teachers from talking politics in the classroom, but is being decried by the professoriate as an attack on democracy

Education Minister Naftali Bennett at Haaretz's Israel Conference on Peace. June 12, 2017
Education Minister Naftali Bennett at Haaretz's Israel Conference on Peace. June 12, 2017 Olivier Fitoussi

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A "Code of Ethics" for college and university teachers is being advanced by the Minister of Education. It aims to keep teachers from talking politics in the classroom, but is being decried by the professoriate as an attack on democracy.

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The Promised Podcast is straight talk about Israeli politics, culture, society, economy, and all the rest, with passion, without propaganda, once a week. There's also some killer music by up-and-coming Israeli musicians thrown in for good measure! The show is hosted by Allison Kaplan Sommer, Don Futterman, and Noah Efron.