The Promised Podcast: Too Many Israelis?

PART 1: Should Israeli government policy ought to be changed to stem Aliyah and lower our birthrate?

Waiting for the light rail in Jerusalem. The tram platform is crowded to the nth degree. It's not going to get better unless Israel radically changes social policies, argues BGU professor Alon Tal.
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Noah, author and professor Alon Tal, and legendary tour guide William Slott discuss Tal's important, new book The Land is Full, claiming that we need fewer Israelis, not more, and that government policy ought to be changed to stem Aliyah and lower our birthrate.

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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.