Acts of conscience: Summer in the slammer
Noah interviews IDF reservist Gilad Halpern, who spent the summer in a military jail for conscientiously objecting to his call-up during Operation Protective Edge. How does conscientious objection in Israel map onto the political landscape?
- The 'war's end’ edition / The Promised Podcast
- Reservists from elite IDF intel unit refuse to serve over Palestinian 'persecution'
- From an Israeli combat soldier to conscientious objector
Acts of love: ‘Vatacountry’ best bits
A personal reflection by podcast listener Andrew Wirth on art, freedom of expression, and the army in Israel; plus some of our favorite ‘Vatacountry’ segments about life in this infuriating country that, at the end of the day, we cannot help but love.