The Promised Podcast: The Moral Economy of the IDF

PART 3: Do we send Mizrahim to do the IDF's morally ugly work, and then hate them for it? On the issues raised by the Hebron manslaughter trial.

Elor Azaria at the entrance to Jaffa's military court.
Nir Keidar

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Do we, as two cool Mizrahit feminists say, send Mizrahim to do the IDF's morally ugly work, and then hate them for it? Don, Noah and Times of Israel Ops & Blogs Editor Miriam Herschlag discuss issues raised by the case of IDF soldier Elor Azaria.

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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.