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Ep. 128 | The Right To Annex?

The New York Times tried to make a big story out of a passing statement by US ambassador to Israel,…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/44650204/128-the-right-to-annex/
Ep. 128 | The Right To Annex? 800 999 JU Israel

Ep. 127 | Torah Law as Israeli Law?

It caused quite a hubbub around Israel when Knesset Member Bezalel Smotrich claimed that he wanted the Israeli legal system…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/44507554/127-torah-law-as-israeli-law/
Ep. 127 | Torah Law as Israeli Law? 4200 2800 JU Israel

Ep. 126 | Back to New Elections!

Two Knesset elections in 2019?! What is going on? Clearly, this is a mess. We put the main actors in…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/44346146/126-back-to-new-elections/
Ep. 126 | Back to New Elections! 1350 900 JU Israel

Ep. 125.5 | Breaking News! Coalition Crisis Mini-Episode

It’s coming down to a nail-biting finish! Will Israel have a government by Wednesday? Or will the coalition talks collapse…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/44273388/1255-breaking-news-coalition-crisis-mini-episode/
Ep. 125.5 | Breaking News! Coalition Crisis Mini-Episode 1331 911 JU Israel

Ep. 125 | The Jewish Question Returns

We have all noticed the increasing number of anti-Semitic incidents over the past few years. But has a qualitative change…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/44183808/125-the-jewish-question-returns/
Ep. 125 | The Jewish Question Returns 750 500 JU Israel

Ep. 124 | State of the State at 71

After summarizing Israel’s 70th year, Alan and Mike discuss how Israel has measured up to its founders’ dreams. What would…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/43996551/124-state-of-the-state-at-71/
Ep. 124 | State of the State at 71 450 300 JU Israel

Ep. 123 | Voices from the Gaza Border

The Gaza battles this past weekend were, to some, just another round in the ongoing conflict. But for the people…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/43784764/123-voices-from-the-gaza-border/
Ep. 123 | Voices from the Gaza Border 2000 1334 JU Israel

Ep. 122 | Israeli Holocaust Education

How is the Holocaust taught differently to Israeli and Diaspora students? How is the Holocaust relevant to this generation? Alan…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/43686291/122-israeli-holocaust-education/
Ep. 122 | Israeli Holocaust Education 634 951 JU Israel

Ep. 121 | Professor Benjamin Ish-Shalom

Passover celebrates the Jews becoming a nation. What does that nation stand for? Join us for a discussion with Professor Benjamin…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/43321617/121-professor-benjamin-ish-shalom/
Ep. 121 | Professor Benjamin Ish-Shalom 130 180 JU Israel

Ep. 120 | Coalition Building

Alan and Mike sit down with Benji on the day that President Rivlin begins the process of assembling a government…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/43321616/120-coalition-building/
Ep. 120 | Coalition Building 1331 911 JU Israel

Ep. 119 | Post-Election

The results are in! (Well, at least 97% of them as of Wednesday, April 10th in the afternoon) Alan, Mike…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/43189988/119-post-election/
Ep. 119 | Post-Election 765 764 JU Israel

Ep. 118 | Last Pre-Election Episode!

Oh boy!!! Elections are next week, and we are all on the edge of our seats! Alan, Mike and Matt…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/43018589/118-last-pre-election-episode/
Ep. 118 | Last Pre-Election Episode! 2519 1220 JU Israel

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