The “Teacher, Is the Prime Minister a Crook?” 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.

--Mano a Mano?--

Is the solution to Israel’s electoral crisis, a winner-take-all, Mano-a-Mano personal run-off between PM Netanyahu and Lt. General Gantz?

--Teacher, Is the Prime Minister a Crook?--

A kindergarten teacher posts a viral video of her taking down a classroom photo of PM Netanyahu because in her classroom, men charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust are not honored. How are teachers and principals supposed to deal with the sad spectacle of a you-love-him-or-hate-him Prime Minister under multiple indictments?

--Next Station-Stop Is…--

What’s in a name (of a train stop)?

--1 Ultra-Orthodox Man + 2 Ultra-Orthodox Men = 6 Ultra Orthodox Men?--

For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra segment, we discuss revelations that the IDF inflated, by a factor of two or more, the figures it reported on the number of ultra-Orthodox men who have served in the army for the past seven years. Mistake? Scandal? What should we make of it?

All this and the new wave blues of Zozo Ginzburg!


Zozo (Zohar) Ginzburg, AKA Trust a Lady, in eager anticipation of her upcoming show at Levontin 7, next Tuesday, December 10th at 22:30:

  • Single
  • Clean
  • B.B. Cream
  • Blue Mountains

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