The Promised Podcast: Be Like Bar?

Part 3: The politics of Israeli images of beauty that find lithe, blond, and northern-European to be the ne plus ultra of hotness.

Israeli model Bar Refaeli.
Dan Balilty, AP

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As new Israeli hair-straightening invention the "Dafni brush" flies off the shelves, Allison, Don, and Noah discuss the politics of Israeli images of beauty that find lithe, blond, and northern-European to be the ne plus ultra of hotness.

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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.