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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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Ep. 89 – Back to School Advice

As students prepare for campus life, we have some suggestions for dealing with the topic of Israel. Alan and Mike…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/36423043/ep-89-back-to-school-advice/
Ep. 89 – Back to School Advice 1050 700 JU Israel

Ep. 88 – Nation State & the Lauder Letter

After two episodes and weeks of consideration, Alan and Mike share their perspective on the Nation State law controversy. Then…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/36278548/ep-88-nation-state-and-the-lauder-letter/
Ep. 88 – Nation State & the Lauder Letter 150 150 JU Israel

Ep. 87 – Thoughts of a Palestinian Israeli

Samah Salaime is one of the 25% of Israelis who aren’t Jewish. Whatever your thoughts on the Nation State law,…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/36142403/ep-87-thoughts-of-a-palestinian-israeli/
Ep. 87 – Thoughts of a Palestinian Israeli 450 293 JU Israel

Ep. 86 – An Age of Protest (with Few Solutions)

There’s a lot going on in the news. It includes fall out from the nation state law, Druzim leaving the…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/35957229/ep-86-an-age-of-protest-with-few-solutions/
Ep. 86 – An Age of Protest (with Few Solutions) 150 150 JU Israel

Ep. 85 – Understanding the Nation State Bill

Alan, Matt and Mike turned to Professor Amichai Cohen of the Israel Democracy Institute to explain the controversial Nation State…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/35632742/ep-85-understanding-the-nation-state-bill/
Ep. 85 – Understanding the Nation State Bill 150 150 JU Israel

Ep. 84 – Reflections on a Quiet Day in Hebron

This week, Alan took Matt and Mike on a stroll through a very contentious piece of real estate, the city…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/35461369/ep-84-reflections-on-a-quiet-day-in-hebron/
Ep. 84 – Reflections on a Quiet Day in Hebron 2000 1500 JU Israel

Ep. 83 – INN vs. Birthright

Five young people walked off a Birthright trip in Israel to join an If Not Now (INN) tour of Hebron.…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/35313537/ep-83-inn-vs-birthright/
Ep. 83 – INN vs. Birthright 450 300 JU Israel

Ep. 82 – Talking Politics in a Partisan Age

Conversations about politics are social landmines. So how do teachers discuss current events with students in a productive way? Are…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/34758224/ep-82-talking-politics-in-a-partisan-age/
Ep. 82 – Talking Politics in a Partisan Age 1156 675 JU Israel

Ep. 81 – Trauma and Resilience Under Fire in Southern Israel

The Iron Dome saves lives in southern Israel. But there is real damage being done by rocket attacks in the…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/34564319/ep-81-trauma-and-resilience-under-fire-in-southern-israel/
Ep. 81 – Trauma and Resilience Under Fire in Southern Israel 450 314 JU Israel

Ep. 80 – Missiles, Abu Mazen & Oligarchs

Déjà vu on the southern border…a rocket barrage from Gaza, Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) leaves the hospital, and a Russian…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/34401361/ep-80-missiles-abu-mazen-and-oligarchs/
Ep. 80 – Missiles, Abu Mazen & Oligarchs 450 300 JU Israel

Ep. 79 – When Will They Give Israel a Break?

Students want to know why Israel is so often misjudged. When will people understand what’s really happening here? Are we…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/34211738/ep-79-when-will-they-give-israel-a-break/
Ep. 79 – When Will They Give Israel a Break? 150 150 JU Israel

Ep. 78 – Battle on the Border, and in the Media

When images in the media are making people angry at Israel, how do we explain things to them? How do…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/34031549/ep-78-battle-on-the-border-and-in-the-media/
Ep. 78 – Battle on the Border, and in the Media 150 150 JU Israel

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