Jun 15, 2021 • 1HR 12M

On Things Hebraic

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Recorded in anticipation of the change of government that Israel has undergone, Jonah brought back one of his oldest friends Tevi Troy, now a fresh face at the Bipartisan Policy Center. The pair discusses the differences between our chaos-filled presidential system and Israel’s chaos-filled parliamentary system, Bibi Netanyahu’s legacy, and why, in a world filled with limitless technological delights, Hollywood’s blockbuster movies are just so bad.

Show Notes:

-Tevi’s new gig

-How do different democracies pick their head of state/government?

-“Jimmy’s my Jewish friend”

-Tevi describes what to expect from a Democratic White House’s relationship with Israel

-New coalition government ousts Netanyahu

-Recent antisemitic attacks look like images from Europe, not America

-Bari Weiss’ book, How to Fight Anti-Semitism

-Jonah on structural antisemitism

-Tevi’s case for optimism

-The Fish of Monte Cristo

-Tevi’s book, Shall We Wake the President?