The Promised Podcast
About This Show
A view from the inside about how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a weekly 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 the country’s politics, culture and society.
Most Recent Episode
The “Leave it to the Experts?” Edition
5 days ago
Noah, Don and Allison discuss three topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week. Primum non nocere? Medical experiments were performed on Yemeni Jewish babies and kids in the early 1950s. What does this awful news tell us about ourselves and what should we do about it now? Uppity Americans? American Jewish activists are organizing and taking direct political action in Israel, but some Israeli Leftists think that these foreigners may be getting too big for their britches. A Cabinet of Experts There is a proposal to install “experts” instead of politicians as key cabinet ministers. All songs by Miriam Tukan, off her EP, which, in an amazing coincidence, is also named Miriam Toukan! Tziltzulay Pa’amonim Sodkha We Are Young (Fun Cover), Featuring SAZ نحن جيل الشباب Mawal