A Tale of Two Lefties / The Promised Podcast

Allison, Don, and Noah discuss the left's approach to Palestinian statehood, the 'Milky' protests, and an Israeli plan to airlift Russian Jews from the USSR.

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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.

 

Palestinian statehood and the tale of two lefties
With the dust settling on the British Parliament’s Palestinian vote, we consider the two leftist models for dealing with the growing international embrace of Palestinian Statehood – one for it, the other against – embodied by MKs Zahava Gal-On and Hilik Bar.

The Berlin brouhaha continues to baffle
The Olim leBerlin Facebook group caused a tidal wave of anger: Anger that groceries are so expensive in Israel, and anger at the people willing to emigrate (especially to the site of such painful Jewish memories) just for cheaper ‘Milky.’ What’s it all about?

The Jewish watchdog: Saving Soviet Jews
We discuss the ethos behind the recently-divulged 1990 Israeli plan to invade the USSR to save Russian Jews: What does it say about the Israeli psyche? Is this sense of responsibility towards Jews around the world, wherever they may be, still alive today?