PART 3: Allison, Don and Noah ask what made David Rubinger’s famous photograph of paratroopers at the newly captured Wailing Wall “iconic”? Have we lost the social unity needed to all be moved by a single image?
PART 2: Allison, Don and Noah mull over the Supreme Court's sanction of the literally medieval punishment of 'shunning' those who refuse to grant their wives divorces.
PART 1: Allison, Noah and Don discuss the shocking, but seemingly true, suggestion that the settlements are shrinking, not growing and failing, not succeeding.
So you're in Israel. You're chatting away with someone, and then they stop you mid-sentence. Surprise, surprise. How do you tell someone to 'wait a minute' or 'hold on a second?'
Laredet, to go down, is the opposite of La'alot, to go up. But the root ירד has so many other meanings - which is why this episode isn't suitable for younger listeners. Sorry kids!
PART 3: A new report finding that Israel’s vaunted scientific talents are fading before our eyes. We ask, what can be done?
PART 2: We mull over Netanyahu’s award of a “Jew Housekeeping Seal of Approval” to President Trump, certifying him as anti-Semitism-free.
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.
'Nai'm' means pleasant, or nice. Let's learn all about pleasantness - Guy teaches us sentences with this word that has had a long and successful career, along with Hebrew names related to its root.
PART 3: We ask about t-shirts printed up for fun by IDF soldiers displaying all sorts of sexist and bigoted images. Are these silk-screened sleazeries just harmless fun, or are they little cotton agents of patriarchy and racism?