The Promised Podcast: Not Being There

PART 2: On Joint List leader Ayman Odeh's absence from Shimon Peres' funeral. What statement was he making and what can we learn from it?

Joint List party leader MK Ayman Odeh at the 2015 Israel Conference on Peace.
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The head of the Arab Joint List in the Knesset, Ayman Odeh, didn't attend Shimon Peres' funeral. Allison, Don and Noah discuss what statement he was making and what we can learn from it.

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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.