The Promised Podcast: Leaving the Left

PART 2: A slew of prominent and thoughtful folks, including former leftist Knesset members, have said "goodbye to all that" and left the Left. These recent defections lead us to ask, 'Is it something we said?'

Israeli author Nir Baram.
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A slew of prominent and thoughtful folks, including former leftist Knesset members, have said "goodbye to all that" and left the Left. These recent defections are causing Don, Noah and Times of Israel Ops & Blogs Editor Miriam Herschlag to ask, "Is it something we said?"

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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.