Podcast 192: Should Israeli Politics Follow Enlightenment Principles?

Podcast 192: Should Israeli Politics Follow Enlightenment Principles?

 

This photo of a demonstration at Rabin Square against the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis, by Israeli photographer Tomer Applebaum, won a prestigious Siena award.

 

Alan, Mike, and Sharon take a deep dive into Enlightenment philosophy to unpack why politics have become so dysfunctional.

How do we debate permitting protests over Yom Kippur prayers in a productive way?

How does modern philosophy help that discourse? What are “facts”?

Listen to the podcast here.

Makom Israel Teachers Lounge is a weekly podcast produced by Matt Lipman, and hosted by Michael Unterberg and Alan Goldman.

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Gmar Hatima Tova!

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