The Promised Podcast: Lessons of the Trumpocalypse

PART 1: What can Israeli leftists can learn from the painful, frightening and massive defeat of the American left this week at the polls?

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In what may be a historic first of an entire podcast episode recorded in fetal position, Allison, Noah and Tel Aviv Review host Gilad Halpern wonder what we Israeli leftists can learn from the painful, frightening and massive defeat of the American left this week at the polls.

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The Promised Podcast is an inside view of how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a radio show by a journalist, a professor and an NGO guy who live in and love Israel even though it drives them crazy, and who each week discuss the latest in Israeli politics, culture and society. The show is hosted by Allison Kaplan Sommer, Don Futterman, and Noah Efron.

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