The 'Standing Together or Coming Apart?' Edition / The Promised Podcast

We continue our discussion of the “knifey, stabby” times we’re living in, plus we talk about Israel’s rape laws, and the partisanship of environmentalists.

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Aftermath of a stabbing attack in Jerusalem, Oct. 13, 2015. Mayor Barkat supports the new proposals despite their expected impact on residents' lives.Credit: Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO

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Allison, Noah, and special guest, professor and environmental leader Alon Tal, 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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Standing together or coming apart?

We discuss competing narratives on the left for explaining the “knifey, stabby” times we’re living in.

Rage of Consent?

We discuss efforts to change Israel’s rape laws that turn the focus of the courts from the victims to the perpetrators.

Political Environment?

We ask whether Israeli environmental organizations are crypto-leftists in crummy disguises.