The Promised Podcast: Why Israel's Left Is Less Popular Than Ever

PART 1: New polls show the Israeli left crashing and burning. Allison, Don and Noah ask: What accounts for this recent slide in support, and what should the traditional left be doing about it?

Thousand rally in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square for soldier who shot Palestinian assailant in Hebron. April 19, 2016.
Moti Milrod

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New polls show the Israeli left crashing and burning. Allison, Don and Noah ask: What accounts for this recent slide in support, and what should the traditional Left be doing about it?

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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.