The Promised Podcast: Yom Kippur: For the Sins

Allison, Don and Noah search their souls and discuss what their sins were - as Israelis and leftists - over the past year.

Ilan Assayag

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Every year on Yom Kippur, Jews chant the "Al Heyt" prayer, a list of sins we've committed over the previous year. Allison, Don and Noah search their souls and discuss what their sins were - as Israelis and leftists - over the past year. They include not paying enough attention to the atrocities in Syria, or to the lives of the Palestinians on our doorstep.

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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.