The Promised Podcast: Eighteen Months

PART 1: We discuss the sentence meted out to Hebron shooter Elor Azaria; some are outraged he’s going to prison, others are outraged he’s going to prison for only a year and a half.

Soldier Elor Azaria in military court, shortly after he was convicted of manslaughter.
Soldier Elor Azaria in military court, shortly after he was convicted of manslaughter. Miriam Alstar / Flash 90

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We discuss the sentence meted out to Elor Azaria, the combat medic who shot knife-assailant Adel Fattah al-Sharif dead while he lay prone; some are outraged he’s going to prison, others are outraged he’s going to prison for only a year and a half.

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The Promised Podcast is an inside view of how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a radio 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 Israeli politics, culture and society. The show is hosted by Allison Kaplan Sommer, Don Futterman, and Noah Efron.