The Promised Podcast

An inside view of how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a show by a journalist, a professor and an NGO professional 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.

https://tlv1.fm/promisedpodcast

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h5m. Bisher sind 435 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 20 days 18 hours

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episode 19: The “Pure of Heart” Edition


Allison Kaplan Sommer, Don Futterman and Noah Efron discuss three topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week. —Memorial Matters— There never was, and will never be, anyone...


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   1h23m
 
 

episode 18: The “Dunno Much About Art” Edition


We discuss: 1) The surprise summit between Mahmoud Abbas and Benny Gantz 2) Rabbi Chaim Walder's suicide after it comes out that he sexually abused dozens of women and girls 3) A fracas over a picture in a museum in Ramat Gan


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   1h31m
 
 

episode 17: The “This is Reality!” Edition


Allison Kaplan Sommer, Noah Efron and Sally Abed discuss three topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.   —This Would Not Have Happened a Year Ago— United Arab List...


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   1h28m
 
 

episode 16: The “Autarky Malarkey!” Edition


We discuss: 1) Maybe it's time to consider a “vaccine mandate” 2) The rashomon after an Israeli Minister talking to an American Under-Secretary about “Settler Violence” 3) Whether we'd all be better off if more of us were off the grid


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   1h36m
 
 

episode 15: The “F*ck’m!” Edition


We discuss: 1) The socko revelations by Donald Trump about his ambivalence about Netanyahu 2) The army's plan to move its intelligence units to Beer Sheva 3) Our nominees to light the 12 torches in the next Independence Day celebration


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 2021-12-16  1h36m
 
 

episode 14: The “This is Not Wonderland” Edition


Allison Kaplan Sommer, Don Futterman and Noah Efron discuss three topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.   —Leading the Witness— Police investigators strong-arm...


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 2021-12-09  1h39m
 
 

episode 13: The “Candles with Zealots, Oh My!” Edition


Allison Kaplan Sommer, Noah Efron and journalist-extraordinaire Dina Kraft discuss three topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.   —Hanukkah with Zealots, Oh My!—...


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 2021-12-02  1h30m
 
 

episode 12: The “Model Citizens” Edition


We discuss: 1) The decision not to give computer theorist Oded Goldreich the Israel Prize 2) Whether all gov't offices should be moved to Jerusalem 3) Whether the models used to forecast Israel’s demography in 2050 produce self-fulfilling prophecies


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 2021-11-25  1h33m
 
 

episode 11: The “Getting Rid and Holding On” Edition


We discuss: 1) The new term-limit law, and what it accomplishes 2) the establishment of a new “traditionalism (mesoratiut) lobby” in the Knesset


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 2021-11-18  1h8m
 
 

episode 10: The “What Now?” Edition


We discuss: 1) What’s next now that the budget is passed 2) The discovery that an online food shopping site for the Ultra-Orthodox is a lot cheaper than a site for the rest of us 3) Who and what killed the Israeli left


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 2021-11-11  1h31m