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 1h2m. Bisher sind 376 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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episode 12: The “Subs, Spies & Videotape” Edition


We discuss: 1) Gantz’s decision to investigate corruption in the purchase of German submarines 2) How the spy Jonathan Pollard ought to be welcomed when he moves here 3) Why the IDF is trying so hard to be cool on social media


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   1h21m
 
 

episode 11: The “Vaxx, Facts & Tax” Edition


Times of Israel Ops & Blogs Editor Miriam Herschlag, 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. —The Vaxx— When Pfizer...


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   1h23m
 
 

episode 10: The “Sons of Strongmen” Edition


We discuss: 1) what lasting impact Donald Trump and “Trumpism” had on Israel 2) an initiative led by the old Left to forge a new left that leaves Zionism behind 3) the really strange new podcast by Yair Netanyahu


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   1h28m
 
 

episode 9: The “Leaders Come and Leaders Go” 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. —9,499 Kilometers— Washington lies 9,499 kilometers from...


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   1h15m
 
 

episode 8: The “This Place!” Edition


On this special episode, Miriam Herschlag, Ohad Zeltzer-Zubida, Allison Kaplan-Sommer, Don Futterman, Charlotte Halle, and Noah Efron tell stories of life and love in this place they call home.


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 2020-10-29  30m
 
 

episode 7: The “Anything But Apathy” Edition


We discuss: 1) what to do with Ultra-Orthodox schools that opened illegally, against COVID regulations 2) whether race is a useful concept for understanding Israel 3) a new Israeli-Palestinian fashion company


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 2020-10-22  1h26m
 
 

episode 6: The “Exit Strategy” Edition


Times of Israel Ops & Blogs Editor Miriam Herschlag, 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. —Exit Strategy— The...


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 2020-10-15  1h23m
 
 

episode 5: “The People Doth Protest Too Much!” Edition


We discuss: 1) the new limitations on protest demonstrations and whether they diminish Israeli democracy 2) what to do now that a big survey shows that distance learning is a flop 3) whether poetry can lead to political and social change


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 2020-10-08  1h32m
 
 

episode 4: The “Love, Death and AOC” Edition


We discuss: 1) how doctors decide who gets a ventilator and who doesn’t 2) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s decision not to speak at an event marking the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin 3) the surprising rise of matchmaking among secular Israelis


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 2020-10-01  1h20m
 
 

episode 3: The “Atone Again, Naturally” 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. —The Other Deal of the Century— Should Prime Minister Netanyahu...


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 2020-09-24  1h19m