The Promised Podcast: Bibi Beat the Press

PART 3: Attempting to understand Netanyahu's invective-filled tirade on a respected Israeli investigative journalist.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli journalist Ilana Dayan.
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Allison, Noah and Tel Aviv Review host Gilad Halpern try to understand PM Netanyahu’s invective-filled tirade on a respected Israeli investigative journalist. In the 680 word rampage, he impugned her motives, her talents, her integrity and her suitability for her job.

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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.