The Promised Podcast

Four Sons for a New Generation

Part 1: In this Passover potpourri of propitious, panegyric perspicacity, an update of the old story in the Midrash about the four sons with a modern outlook.

Two of the Four Sons, as depicted by Polish-Jewish artist Arthur Szyk in his Haggadah, designed in the 1930s.
The Arthur Szyk Society, Burling

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In this Passover potpourri of propitious, panegyric perspicacity, Don, Allison, and Noah update the old story in the Midrash about the four sons - one wise, one evil, one simple, and one who does not know how to ask - by discussing who would be the modern versions of these ancient archetypes. (Spoiler alert: PM Netanyahu is one of them!).

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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.