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The best of +972 Magazine's original reporting and analysis from the ground in Israel-Palestine. Hear from our writers and editors, activists, and experts as we dive deeper into the stories you just won't find anywhere else.

The best of +972 Magazine's original reporting and analysis from the ground in Israel-Palestine. Hear from our writers and editors, activists, and experts as we dive deeper into the stories you just won't find anywhere else.
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Israel

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The best of +972 Magazine's original reporting and analysis from the ground in Israel-Palestine. Hear from our writers and editors, activists, and experts as we dive deeper into the stories you just won't find anywhere else.

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@972mag

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English

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Episodes

What Just Happened? — A Post-Election Debrief

4/18/2019
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A week after Netanyahu easily won another election, things don’t look all that different in Israel-Palestine. But one thing has changed: Everyone who told themselves Israel was seeking a two-state solution all this time now has some difficult and painful questions to face. Our guest this week, +972 Magazine co-founder and contributing editor Lisa Goldman, doesn’t think most people have the courage to look that reality in the eyes. “They're going to come up against a pretty thick wall...

Duration:00:29:45

Why Voting to Maintain the Occupation is Rational for Israelis

4/3/2019
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Israeli elections are right around the corner. But for a country that controls millions of non-citizens, the concept of democracy becomes muddled. In this episode, +972 Magazine writer Noam Sheizaf explains why, as opposed to the one- or two-state paradigm most of the world thinks in, Israelis consistently vote for a third option: maintaining the occupation just as it is. "Netanyahu and the right have been saying to Israelis that, not only is the status quo is significantly better than the...

Duration:00:41:05

'Accidental' Rockets from Gaza?

3/28/2019
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Two rockets fired toward Tel Aviv from Gaza were described, by both Israel and Hamas, as "mistakes" in recent weeks. Tareq Baconi, of the International Crisis Group, joins The +972 Podcast to talk about why that's probably not the whole truth (14:00), how the Great March of Return (8:40) and Israeli elections come into play (15:30), and the consequences we're starting to see from the Trump administration's change in approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (24:50). "I personally don't...

Duration:00:27:17

Do Ethiopian-Israelis Have Anyone to Vote For?

3/19/2019
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Decades after the first Ethiopian immigrants arrived in Israel, the community still suffers from high poverty, discrimination, and recent police shootings have brought on mass protests. Mazal Bisawer, a prominent activist, says Israelis can't seem to admit that anti-black racism exists in their society. Later in the episode, editor-in-chief Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man discusses the Supreme Court's recent decision to disqualify a Jewish supremacist candidate from running in Israeli elections,...

Duration:00:30:46

Should Palestinians Vote in Israel?

3/10/2019
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Millions of Palestinians living under Israeli rule don't get to vote in the upcoming Israeli elections — but some other Palestinians can. Rejecting calls to boycott the elections, Palestinian Member of Knesset Aida Touma-Sliman says that when things get hard you're supposed to fight harder, not run away. In the first episode of The +972 Podcast, we speak with MK Touma-Sliman about the Palestinian struggle for equality as an oppressed and persecuted minority in Israel. Later in the episode,...

Duration:00:30:13