The “Getting Blitzed!” 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.

--Gantze Mensch?--

Is Benny Gantz’s message to Israeli voters basically what Julia Roberts said to Hugh Grant in Notting Hill: “I’m just a brigadier-general, standing in front of an electorate, asking them to love him?”

--Veni, Bibi, Vichi!--

PM Netanyahu surprises everyone by going positive, asserting that (A) Happy days are here again, and (B) The skies above are clear again. Has the time come to sing a song of cheer again?

--Won’t You Be My Neighbor?--

Should the government pay mayors to build housing for the ultra-Orthodox, even if their constituents ain’t so wild about the idea?

--The Best and Worst Election Ads, Tweets, Posts and Videos--

For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra segment, we discuss the best and worst in a new crop of election ads, tweets, posts and videos.

All this and the clever musicality of Shirey Mirpeset!

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