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Previous Episodes

Ep. 57 | One Week in Jerusalem

Alan, Mike and Lior reflect on what has changed, and what hasn’t, since the Trump Jerusalem declaration. Also, Mike sort…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/29580510/ep-57-one-week-in-jerusalem/
Ep. 57 | One Week in Jerusalem 2000 1326 JU Israel

Ep. 56 | The Jerusalem Declaration

We know that Israel’s capital city is Jerusalem. Why hasn’t it been recognized before? Why is that changing now? What…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/29515420/ep-56-the-jerusalem-declaration/
Ep. 56 | The Jerusalem Declaration 2000 1333 JU Israel

Ep. 55 | Peace or Pessimism?

Benji’s back! Is the United States administration’s new peace-push anything new, or the same old story? Alan, Mike and Benji…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/29313488/ep-55-peace-or-pessimism/
Ep. 55 | Peace or Pessimism? 450 314 JU Israel

Ep. 54 | 242 and Sadat Too

How many anniversaries can 2017 have? Well, its 50 for United Nations Security Council Resolution 242, and 40 for former…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/29171152/ep-54-242-and-sadat-too/
Ep. 54 | 242 and Sadat Too 450 300 JU Israel

Ep. 53 | The State of the Region

The only constant in the Middle East is change. We turn to journalist David Harris for updates on Syria, Yemen,…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/28966630/ep-53-the-state-of-the-region/
Ep. 53 | The State of the Region 2000 1426 JU Israel

Ep. 52 | November 29th, 1947: The Gil Troy Perspective

Alan and Mike wanted a really special episode for the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations vote that recognized the…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/28785815/ep-52-november-29th-1947-the-gil-troy-perspective/
Ep. 52 | November 29th, 1947: The Gil Troy Perspective 327 598 JU Israel

Ep. 51 | The Jewish Renaissance Continues

Want to know the state of arts and culture in Israel? Want to know why you should? Join Alan and…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/28593419/ep-51-the-jewish-renaissance-continues/
Ep. 51 | The Jewish Renaissance Continues 140 140 JU Israel

Ep. 50 | The Balfour Century

What was the context for the Balfour Declaration, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year? What is its relevance today? Alan,…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/28328964/ep-50-the-balfour-century/
Ep. 50 | The Balfour Century 450 300 JU Israel

Ep. 49 | Stop Pro-Israel Education!

How should we teach students in the Diaspora about Israel? Alan and Mike think there is a pretty clear model…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/28224570/ep-49-stop-pro-israel-education/
Ep. 49 | Stop Pro-Israel Education! 800 351 JU Israel

Ep. 48 | Peel at 80

Welcome new team member, Matt Lipman! In 1937, the British recommended setting up two states in Palestine. That didn’t go…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/27785425/ep-48-peel-at-80/
Ep. 48 | Peel at 80 375 600 JU Israel

Ep. 47 | National Repentance

After referring to current events and the Kurdish independence movement, Alan and Mike address the season’s themes. How do members…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/27471929/ep-47-national-repentance/
Ep. 47 | National Repentance 500 720 JU Israel

Ep. 46 | Advocacy or Education?

How do we connect young Jews to Israel? How central is Israel to their Jewish identity? Join Lior, Alan and…

https://www.blubrry.com/ju_israel_teachers_lounge/26941531/ep-46-advocacy-or-education/
Ep. 46 | Advocacy or Education? 1052 699 JU Israel

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