The Promised Podcast: The Primacy of Primaries

PART 1: As elections are in the air, Should parties like liberal leftist Meretz chose their candidates through “open primaries,” or will that just rouse the rabble?

Meretz chairwoman Zehava Galon, October 10, 2015.
Olivier Fitoussi

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As elections are in the air, Allison, Don and Noah ask: Should parties like liberal leftist Meretz chose their candidates through “open primaries,” or will that just rouse the rabble?

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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.