The Promised Podcast: Is Deprizing the Left Despising the Left?

PART 2: Does Ben-Gurion University stripping Breaking the Silence of a prize it had been offered simply reflect pusillanimous wussiness?

A tour organized by Breaking the Silence tour in the West Bank city of Hebron.
Olivier Fitoussi

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Ben-Gurion University president Rivka Carmi stripped human rights NGO Breaking the Silence of a prize it had been offered by the university. Allison, Don, and Noah ask whether it simply reflects pusillanimous wussiness.

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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.