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 “If I Don't Recogize You, O Jerusalem - Live from Boston” Edition
4 days ago
Noah Efron, Don Futterman, Ha’aretz International Director Charlotte Hallé, and and ARZA President Josh Weinberg are live in Boston to discuss three topics of incomparable importance. Looking for the patron-supported extra segments? Find them on Patreon. It Happens in the Best of Families What can be done to allow American Jews to identify with a state whose leaders break deals with them, accuse them of living soft and convenient lives, and disparage them in a variety of ways? If I Don't Recognize You, O Jerusalem What fears and hopes are sparked by Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital city? What Do and Don't Demonstrations Do? What do demonstrations do? What have demonstrations done? Must we admit that they may have become an empty ritual? All this live at the fabulous Union for Reform Judaism Biennial, through the largesse of the Association of Reform Zionists in America and J-Street, plus the brilliant music of young jazz sensation Lior Tzemach.