The 'Thou Shalt Not Be a D!#k!' Edition / The Promised Podcast

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A Tel Aviv billboard flips between campaign ads showing Netanyahu and Herzog. March 14, 2015Credit: AFP

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Allison, Noah, and Don discuss three topics of incomparable importance, and end with an anecdote each about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

Behind the Curtain
We discuss the imminent elections and our expectations. For whom will we be casting our ballots? Why do we support that list? What do we think (or perhaps hope) will be the eventual outcome?

Surprise! No Prize!
Generally considered the country’s highest honor, the Israel Prize is awarded annually on Independence Day. This year the prize will be awarded in only three of its four categories. Why did this occur? Who is to blame?

Thou shall not be a total di*k
An NGO called Gesher (or Bridge) recently produced a video which, as part of a “new ten commandments” they’ve formulated, encourages more friendly interactions among politicians. The video includes MKs saying nice things about colleagues across the aisle.

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