A rally in solidarity with the residents of Israel's north, August 2014, Tel Aviv. Photo via TLV1
A rally in solidarity with the residents of Israel's north, August 2014, Tel Aviv. Photo via TLV1 Photo by TLV1
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Allison, Don and Noah discuss three topics of incomparable importance, and end with an anecdote each about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

Have you been wearing ‘war-goggles’?
As we try to figure out what happened over the summer, is it useful to ask whether the war in Gaza addled our perceptions? Are we hardwired to become more hawkish in times of war?

Preaching to the converted
We discuss Rabbi Yuval Sherlow’s critique of David Grossman’s speech at last week’s anti-war rally in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square. Is he right to criticize the Left for failing to find a bridging discourse between Left and Right?

What the hell should we do next?
The time has come for left-wing activists to dust themselves off and do something. But what? What should we be lobbying our politicians for? What should we be writing op-eds about?