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Allison, Noah, and special guest Gilad Halpern discuss three topics of incomparable importance, and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.
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The coming of the Repub-Likud & Avodah-mocrat parties
We discuss PM Netanyahu’s plans to unify the parties on the right into an “Israeli Republican Party,” and the nascent efforts of the Labor and Hatnua parties to do the same thing on the center left, forming an “Israeli Democratic Party.”
We discuss the efforts of three leftist diplomats to block the appointment of Dani Dayan, one-time chair of the settler YESHA Council, as Israel’s ambassador to Brazil, by convincing Brasilia not to allow him to serve.
We discuss the “charm offensive” of settlers, who have lately taken to inviting folks to their towns, their vineyards, their homes, to demonstrate how much, if we just give them a chance, we’d like them, we’d really like them.