The “Courts: Of Public Opinion & the Other Kind” Edition

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Allison Kaplan Sommer, Don Futterman and Noah Efron discuss three topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

Hear the Extra-Special, Special Extra Segment on Patreon

—Lapidary Matters—

So maybe Yair Lapid is more than a pretty-boy empty suit?

—Day in Court—

The International Criminal Court says that Palestine is a state and Israelis must stand trial for war crimes. “Pure anti-semitism,” as PM Netanyahu says? Or something else?

—The Revolution Is in the Mail—

New political magazines, printed on paper and sent in the mail, hope to foment revolution in Israeli politics. Do they have a chance of influencing people, in an age of Twitter?

—The Weirdest Political Ads of the Week (Part 1)—

For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion, we watch some of the weirdest political ads of the week, and try to understand what they’re trying to tell us.

All that and the beautiful disrespectful covers of old songs by one of Israel’s greatest songwriters, Yankele Rotblit!

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