The Promised Podcast

Israel’s Supreme Court: Democracy’s BFF or Frenemy?

A spate of Supreme Court decisions had politicians sputtering about judicial overreach and right-wing court bashing, leaving everyone accusing everyone else of breaking Israeli democracy.

"We're going to get this gas out of the earth," Netanyahu tells Israel's Supreme Court justices after they shot down his deal with energy firms over Israel's natural gas market.
Eran Wolkowski

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Allison, Don and Noah discuss a spate of Supreme Court decisions that leave right-wing politicians sputtering about judicial overreach, which in turn leaves left-wing politicians sputtering about right-wing court bashing, and leaves everyone accusing everyone else of breaking Israeli democracy.

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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.