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Our JU Israel educators reach out to current gap year students, alumni, and any interested listeners, keeping you connected to what’s happening in Israel, and giving you insight behind the headlines.

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Previous Episodes

Ep. 101 – Bibi Investigations & Northern Operations — Raoul Wootliff Explains the News

This past week Israel has faced political and military mini-crises. Why are the police recommending indicting Bibi again? What does…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/40010643/ep-101-bibi-investigations-and-northern-operations-raoul-wootliff-explains-the-news/
Ep. 101 – Bibi Investigations & Northern Operations — Raoul Wootliff Explains the News 150 150 JU Israel

Ep. 100 – AirBNB Unlists West Bank Jews

Wow! 100 Episodes! This week we take an anti-establishment stance against the the prevailing view in the Jewish social media…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/39801698/ep-100-airbnb-unlists-west-bank-jews/
Ep. 100 – AirBNB Unlists West Bank Jews 512 160 JU Israel

Ep. 99 – Interview with Tani Frank of Ne’emanei Torah Va’Avodah

How should Israel balance the Jewish and democratic nature of the state? This question has troubled Zionists since the modern…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/39604063/ep-99-interview-with-tani-frank-of-neemanei-torah-vaavodah/
Ep. 99 – Interview with Tani Frank of Ne’emanei Torah Va’Avodah 150 150 JU Israel

Ep. 98 – Gaza Violence Causes Political Shake-Up

Alan, Mike and Matt juggle all that’s going on this week, and try to give it context and perspective. What…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/39433318/ep-98-gaza-violence-causes-political-shake-up/
Ep. 98 – Gaza Violence Causes Political Shake-Up 800 517 JU Israel

Ep. 97 – Israel Criticism on Campus

How should we handle conversations with people who criticize Israel for questionable behavior? What if it’s on Facebook? Alan and…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/39236716/ep-97-discussing-israel-criticism-on-campus/
Ep. 97 – Israel Criticism on Campus 1353 899 JU Israel

Ep. 96 – Pittsburgh Discussions with Students & Thoughts on Israeli Elections

It’s been a complicated week. The team shares their students’ reactions to the worst antisemitic attack in U.S. history, and…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/39044039/ep-96-pittsburgh-discussions-with-students-and-thoughts-on-israeli-elections/
Ep. 96 – Pittsburgh Discussions with Students & Thoughts on Israeli Elections 1350 900 JU Israel

Ep. 95 – Where Has Oslo Left Us?

After some quick news updates, Alan, Mike, Matt & Rena take stock of where the Oslo peace process, which occurred…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/38823353/ep-95-where-has-oslo-left-us/
Ep. 95 – Where Has Oslo Left Us? 583 403 JU Israel

Ep. 94 – Gaza Border Clashes & Airport Detentions

What does the detention of Lara Alqasem say about Israeli democracy? What do the clashes at the Gaza border mean…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/38631514/ep-94-gaza-border-clashes-and-airport-detentions/
Ep. 94 – Gaza Border Clashes & Airport Detentions 150 150 JU Israel

Ep. 93 – The Camp David Peace Accords, and Why They’re Relevant 40 Years Later

The second in our series of reflections on anniversary events, Alan, Mike and Matt discuss the Camp David Peace Accords.…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/38452243/ep-93-the-camp-david-peace-accords-and-why-theyre-relevant-40-years-later/
Ep. 93 – The Camp David Peace Accords, and Why They’re Relevant 40 Years Later 450 300 JU Israel

Ep. 92 – The Yom Kippur War and Why It’s Relevant 45 Years Later

The first in our series of reflections on anniversary events, Alan, Mike and Matt discuss the Yom Kippur War. While…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/38247184/ep-92-the-yom-kippur-war-and-why-its-relevant-45-years-later/
Ep. 92 – The Yom Kippur War and Why It’s Relevant 45 Years Later 450 300 JU Israel

Ep. 91 – Defunding UNRWA

That sound that you are hearing is the shifting of tectonic plates. This is a news story that many English-speaking…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/36732043/ep-91-defunding-unrwa/
Ep. 91 – Defunding UNRWA 450 300 JU Israel

Ep. 90 – Democratic AND Jewish

Is Israel really a democracy? Is it balancing liberty and Jewish identity well? And why does it even matter? Join…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/36591525/ep-90-democratic-and-jewish/
Ep. 90 – Democratic AND Jewish 1331 911 JU Israel

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