The Promised Podcast: Should Israel Be Shuttling Hasids for Free?

PART 2: Is this the kind of culture the Jewish state should be supporting?

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Some Knesset members have cried foul over the government's decision to provide VIP services to Hassids traveling to the Ukraine to be with a beloved rabbi who sadly died in 1810. Is this the kind of culture the Jewish state should be supporting?

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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.