The Promised Podcast: On the Matter of Black Lives Matter

PART 2: How we should navigate the murky water of the platform describing Israel as a perpetrator of 'genocide' against Palestinians?

Demonstrators wave the Palestinian flag and chant slogans during a march by various groups, including 'Black Lives Matter' in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 17, 2016.
Adrees Latif, Reuters

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The new Movement for Black Lives platform describes Israel as a perpetrator of “genocide” against Palestinians. Noah, TLV1’s Gilad Halpern and Times of Israel Ops & Blogs Editor Miriam Herschlag discuss the depression that engulfed them after they read it, and how we should navigate this murky water.

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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.