The Promised Podcast: Wind-Down Nation?

PART 3: A new report finding that Israel’s vaunted scientific talents are fading before our eyes. We ask, what can be done?

A researcher holds a vial containing a lab-grown, semi-liquid bone graft at the laboratory of Israeli biotech firm Bonus Biogroup in Haifa, Israel December 4, 2016.
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A new report finding that Israel’s vaunted scientific talents are fading before our eyes. We ask, what can be done?

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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.