The Promised Podcast: Gimme That Ol’ Time Consumerism!

PART 3: Do the rest of us have something to learn from the ways that stuff is advertised to the ultra-Orthodox in Israel, which lack the employment of sex, longing and insecurity to make the sale.

Ofer Vaknin

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Allison, Noah and Times of Israel Ops & Blogs Editor Miriam Herschlag ask whether the rest of us have something to learn from the ways that stuff is advertised to the ultra-Orthodox in Israel, which lack the employment of sex, longing and insecurity to make the sale.

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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.