PART 3: Was Israel was wrong to acquiesce to Russia's diktat that babies adopted from there not go to LGBTQ folks?
The Promised Podcast
PART 2: Israel's new 'code of ethics' aims to keep teachers from talking politics in the classroom, but is being decried by the professoriate as an attack on democracy
PART 1: Is Dina Dayan the future of the Israeli left?
PART 3: On whether the widespread fascination with Wonder Woman Gal Gadot’s IDF past and Israeli identity reflects some strange and unnerving psycho-sexual fetishization of Israeli Jewesses and power
PART 2: On the new “Breaking the Silence” anthology of essays about the occupation, edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman. What results might this politics-by-literature approach produce?
PART 1: On whether climate change is a danger to Israel's very existence, and whether America's withdrawal from the Paris Accord is a blow to Israel's security
PART 3: Should universities provide sex-segregated courses to ultra-Orthodox students, and prohibit female professors from teaching religious males?
PART 2: A survey raises questions about how effective Members of Knesset are
PART 1: How we ought to regard the momentous Six Day War, the fiftieth anniversary of which we mark this week
PART 3: The 'Jerusalem Dress' that Culture Minister Miri Regev wore on the Red Carpet in Cannes, and why it broke the internet (hint: misogyny may be partly to blame)
PART 2: On why the Zionist Union decided to take a road trip in the occupied territories, and why some of its most popular MKs boycotted the excursion
PART 1: On Donald Trump’s visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority, and what it augurs for peace in the region
PART 3: On why Israelis go gaga over the cheesy, trashy, irresistible Eurovision song contest
PART 2: On “conversion therapy” being offered by ultra-Orthodox therapists for men who wish to stop being attracted to other men
PART 1: On Ehud Barak’s book-review-cum-manifesto about why the Left is right and the Right is wrong
Part 2 - Allison, Don and Noah engage in a thought experiment about what two immigrants to Israel in 1948, a mother from Meknes and a survivor from Prague, would think about Israel today, if they could see it
Part 1 - Allison, Don and Noah discuss the complicated place of bereaved families in Israeli political discourse, where they are undisparagable disparagers
PART 3: On why Ultra-Orthodox Israelis ignore, and sometimes mock, Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day
PART 2: On an analysis by the Israeli left’s most universally-respected leader – Dov Khenin – about how to fight the global right (and Israel’s)
PART 1: On Marwan Barghouti, the hunger strike he’s leading, and the rage over his op-ed in the New York Times
PART 3: What does Passover, this most political of all holidays, tells us about how to seek our own, modern-day redemption?
PART 2: Israel’s security cabinet voted to build the first new settlement in over twenty years, after Trump asked not to. What’s behind the odd timing of this odd decision?
PART 1: Israel’s government almost toppled because of a dispute over public broadcasting? Really? Really? Is the issue freedom of the press itself, as Netanyahu’s critics claim?
Allison, Don and Noah mull over the proud admission of a right-wing MK that he hasn’t read a book in ten years, and whether anti-intellectualism is the new black.
Reflections on l’Affaire de’Sarsou.
PART 1: As elections are in the air, Should parties like liberal leftist Meretz chose their candidates through “open primaries,” or will that just rouse the rabble?
PART 3: Allison, Don and Noah ask what made David Rubinger’s famous photograph of paratroopers at the newly captured Wailing Wall “iconic”? Have we lost the social unity needed to all be moved by a single image?
PART 2: Allison, Don and Noah mull over the Supreme Court's sanction of the literally medieval punishment of 'shunning' those who refuse to grant their wives divorces.
PART 1: Allison, Noah and Don discuss the shocking, but seemingly true, suggestion that the settlements are shrinking, not growing and failing, not succeeding.
PART 3: A new report finding that Israel’s vaunted scientific talents are fading before our eyes. We ask, what can be done?