The Promised Podcast

Killer and Hero

Part 1: What twists of logic and emotion lead some Israelis to regard the combat medic who shoots a motionless injured Palestinian terrorist in the head, a hero?

Right-wing activists in Tel Aviv protest on March 31, 2016 in support of the soldier who killed a subdued Palestinian attacker in Hebron.
Right-wing activists in Tel Aviv protest on March 31, 2016 in support of the soldier who killed a subdued Palestinian attacker in Hebron. Ilan Assayag

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Allison, Don and Noah discuss the twist of logic and emotion that leads some Israelis to regard the combat medic who shoots a motionless injured Palestinian terrorist in the head, a hero.

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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.