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Makom Israel Teachers Lounge

By Alan Goldman & Michael Unterberg

The Makom Israel Teachers Lounge is a weekly podcast with veteran Israel Educators Mike Unterberg and Alan Goldman, taking you behind the headlines to let you know what's really going on in Israeli politics, news and culture.

  1. 1.
    195 Protests and Disruption10/22/2020
    39:36
  2. 2.
    194 Corona Update with Nathan Jeffay 10/15/2020
    38:11
  3. 3.
    193 Miri Eisen on Armenia/Azerbaijan Crisis 10/07/2020
    45:52
  4. 4.
    192 Should Israeli Politics Follow Enlightenment Principles?09/25/2020
    41:26
  5. 5.
    191 Haviv Rettig Gur on the UAE/Bahrain Deal09/16/2020
    43:29
  6. 6.
    190 Corona Outbreak09/11/2020
    42:50
  7. 7.
    189 Politics and Protests09/03/2020
    37:10
  8. 8.
    188 Expats, Israel and US Politics08/27/2020
    34:21
  1. 9.
    187 Dr Eran Lerman on the UAE Deal08/19/2020
    41:24
  2. 10.
    186 Miri Eisen on Lebanon and its future08/14/2020
    33:23
  3. 11.
    185 - Liel Zahavi-Asa 08/07/2020
    36:29
  4. 12.
    184 Coronavirus Cases Rise07/29/2020
    32:59
  5. 13.
    148 - The New Israeli Jews (Rebroadcast)07/24/2020
    39:59
  6. 14.
    183 Borders and Boundaries07/16/2020
    31:33
  7. 15.
    182 Ben Katz of Shoval07/09/2020
    39:03
  8. 16.
    181 Haviv Rettig Gur on Annexation07/02/2020
    33:17
  9. 17.
    180 Can there be peace that is secure and just?06/26/2020
    32:16
  10. 18.
    179 Three Lenses on Annexation06/18/2020
    49:16
  11. 19.
    178 The Forgotten War06/12/2020
    41:04
  12. 20.
    177 A Zionist Playbook for “Interesting Times” 06/04/2020
    42:11
  13. 21.
    176 The Annexation Dilemma 05/28/2020
    43:52
  14. 22.
    175 Our Really Big New Government05/21/2020
    40:22
  15. 23.
    174 - So Close to a Government!05/15/2020
    30:52
  16. 24.
    173 The Haredi Minority - Challenges and Possibilities (Re-posted)05/03/2020
    52:26
  17. 25.
    172 Finally a New Government? 04/24/2020
    33:09
  18. 26.
    171 Facts and Truth in an Information Age04/17/2020
    34:40
  19. 27.
    170 Why no government yet? 04/02/2020
    33:42
  20. 28.
    169 Breaking news: A New Government? What just happened?03/26/2020
    44:15
  21. 29.
    168 Politics in a Time of Coronavirus03/19/2020
    35:11
  22. 30.
    167 Coronavirus in Israel03/12/2020
    38:12
  23. 31.
    166 3rd Election Results03/05/2020
    39:03
  24. 32.
    165 Hosni Mubarak and the Trump Plan02/27/2020
    35:36
  25. 33.
    164 - Third Elections02/20/2020
    35:38
  26. 34.
    163 The West Bank Justice Systems 02/13/2020
    38:44
  27. 35.
    162 The Deal of Last Week02/06/2020
    35:46
  28. 36.
    161 Deal of the Century01/30/2020
    32:59
  29. 37.
    160 American and Israeli Jewish Differences01/23/2020
    43:22
  30. 38.
    159 How to Make Israeli Politics More Civil01/16/2020
    37:32
  31. 39.
    158 Killing Qassem Soleimani01/09/2020
    35:14
  32. 40.
    157 International Criminal Court01/02/2020
    30:18
  33. 41.
    156 - Challenging Israel education12/26/2019
    29:57
  34. 42.
    155 - 3rd Elections and Executive Order Angst12/19/2019
    36:50
  35. 43.
    154 - Kaptain Sunshine and a Greener Israel12/12/2019
    33:42
  36. 44.
    153 - Antisemitism in the UK12/05/2019
    35:20
  37. 45.
    152 - Prime Minister Facing Indictment11/25/2019
    28:20
  38. 46.
    151.5 - Breaking update: Indictments, but no Coalition11/22/2019
    8:47
  39. 47.
    151 - Jewish West Bank Settlements11/21/2019
    29:13
  40. 48.
    150 - A Soldier on the Gaza Border11/13/2019
    33:52
  41. 49.
    149 - Coalition Stalemate 11/07/2019
    35:32
  42. 50.
    148 - The New Israeli Jews10/31/2019
    39:59
  43. 51.
    147 - BDS Primer10/24/2019
    31:16
  44. 52.
    146 - The Kurds and Israel10/17/2019
    28:09
  45. 53.
    145 - Domestic Violence and Foreign Chaos10/10/2019
    28:49
  46. 54.
    144 - Torture for Security? 10/03/2019
    38:08
  47. 55.
    143 - Israeli Arabs in Today's Politics...09/26/2019
    37:17
  48. 56.
    142 - First take on September 17th Elections...09/19/2019
    38:13
  49. 57.
    141 - Haviv Rettig Gur on The Elections...09/12/2019
    41:50
  50. 58.
    140 - Does Gap Year in Israel Work?09/05/2019
    35:42
  51. 59.
    139 - Iran in the Region08/29/2019
    35:42
  52. 60.
    138 - Israel in the American Political Crossfire 08/22/2019
    46:33
  53. 61.
    137 - The Ethiopian Israeli Community - An Interview with Pnina Agenyahu08/15/2019
    43:17
  54. 62.
    136 - Meanwhile, on the Palestinian Front...08/08/2019
    32:35
  55. 63.
    135 - The Parties Take Shape for September Elections08/01/2019
    30:32
  56. 64.
    134 - The Israeli School System: What's working and what isn't? 07/25/2019
    37:54
  57. 65.
    133 - The Threat at the Northern Border07/18/2019
    25:08
  58. 66.
    132 - The Refugee Problem07/11/2019
    25:37
  59. 67.
    131 - Weapons for Tyrants? 07/04/2019
    31:53
  60. 68.
    130 - The Bahrain Conference06/27/2019
    29:28
  61. 69.
    129 - Culture Wars06/21/2019
    28:20
  62. 70.
    128 - The Right to Annex?06/13/2019
    23:00
  63. 71.
    127 - Torah Law as Israeli Law?06/06/2019
    24:13
  64. 72.
    126 - Back To New Elections!!!05/30/2019
    39:48
  65. 73.
    125.5 - Breaking News! Coalition Crisis Mini-Episode!!!05/27/2019
    9:51
  66. 74.
    125 - The Jewish Question Returns05/23/2019
    38:21
  67. 75.
    124 - State of the State at 7105/16/2019
    46:40
  68. 76.
    123 - Voices from the Gaza Border05/06/2019
    47:00
  69. 77.
    122 - Israeli Holocaust Education05/02/2019
    39:31
  70. 78.
    121 - Professor Benjamin Ish-Shalom04/24/2019
    44:52
  71. 79.
    120 - Coalition Building04/16/2019
    35:26
  72. 80.
    119 - Post Election04/10/2019
    42:25
  73. 81.
    118 - Last Pre-Election Episode! 04/03/2019
    42:19
  74. 82.
    117 - Gaza and Golan: Breaking News03/26/2019
    41:47
  75. 83.
    116 - Global Terrorism03/21/2019
    34:23
  76. 84.
    115 - Conversion in Israel03/14/2019
    39:41
  77. 85.
    114 - Understanding the Indictments03/07/2019
    36:07
  78. 86.
    113 - Blue & White Changes the Race02/25/2019
    40:21
  79. 87.
    112 - Warsaw and Racism02/21/2019
    36:27
  80. 88.
    111 - The Murder of Ori Ansbacher02/14/2019
    32:34
  81. 89.
    110 - Election Update02/07/2019
    41:00
  82. 90.
    Ep. 109 - The Problems Facing Gen Z01/31/2019
    43:35
  83. 91.
    Ep. 108 - Dr. Carra Glatt and the Use of Narratives01/24/2019
    41:32
  84. 92.
    Ep. 107 - Eisenkot Exit and Zionist Identity01/17/2019
    37:25
  85. 93.
    Ep. 106 - Life on Campus After Gap Year01/10/2019
    40:04
  86. 94.
    Ep. 105 - Israeli Elections Primer01/03/2019
    36:57
  87. 95.
    Ep. 104 - Natan Sharansky12/27/2018
    43:37
  88. 96.
    Ep. 103 - Australian Embassy? Legalising Settlement Outposts? What is happening?12/20/2018
    35:45
  89. 97.
    Ep. 102 - Dual Loyalty12/13/2018
    32:37
  90. 98.
    Ep. 101 - Bibi Investigations and Northern Operations - Raoul Wootliff Explains the News12/06/2018
    47:47
  91. 99.
    Ep. 100 - AirBNB Unlists West Bank Jews11/29/2018
    35:37
  92. 100.
    Ep. 99 - Interview with Tani Frank of Ne’emanei Torah Va’Avodah11/22/2018
    39:13
  93. 101.
    Ep. 98 - Gaza Violence Causes Political Shake Up11/15/2018
    39:17
  94. 102.
    Ep. 97 - Discussing Israel Criticism on Campus11/08/2018
    39:52
  95. 103.
    Ep. 96 - Pittsburgh Discussions With Students and Thoughts on Israeli Elections11/01/2018
    39:19
  96. 104.
    Ep. 95 - Where has Oslo left us? 10/25/2018
    36:03
  97. 105.
    Ep. 94 - Gaza Border Clashes and Airport Detentions10/18/2018
    37:45
  98. 106.
    Ep. 93 - The Camp David Peace Accords, and Why They're Relevant 40 Years later10/11/2018
    40:52
  99. 107.
    Ep. 92 - The Yom Kippur War and Why its Relevant 45 Years later10/04/2018
    34:47
  100. 108.
    Ep. 91 - Defunding UNRWA09/06/2018
    37:06
  101. 109.
    Ep. 90 - Democratic AND Jewish08/30/2018
    35:14
  102. 110.
    Ep. 89 - Back to School Advice08/23/2018
    36:12
  103. 111.
    Ep. 88 - Nation State and the Lauder Letter08/16/2018
    32:40
  104. 112.
    Ep. 87 - Thoughts of a Palestinian Israeli08/09/2018
    42:25
  105. 113.
    Ep. 86 - An Age of Protest (with few solutions)08/02/2018
    41:35
  106. 114.
    Ep. 85 - Understanding the Nation State Bill07/19/2018
    42:45
  107. 115.
    Ep. 84 - Reflections on a Quiet Day in Hebron07/12/2018
    32:46
  108. 116.
    Ep. 83 - INN vs. Birthright07/05/2018
    39:15
  109. 117.
    Ep. 37 - Declare Independence! Part 1B (Re-release) 06/28/2018
    33:58
  110. 118.
    Ep. 36 - Declare Independence! Part 1A (Re-release)06/28/2018
    31:30
  111. 119.
    Ep. 32 - People of the Book... Week. (Re-release) 06/21/2018
    49:11
  112. 120.
    Ep. 82 - Talking Politics in a Partisan Age06/14/2018
    37:49
  113. 121.
    Ep. 81 - Trauma and Resilience Under Fire in Southern Israel 06/07/2018
    46:29
  114. 122.
    Ep. 80 - Missiles, Abu Mazen and Oligarchs05/31/2018
    36:24
  115. 123.
    Ep. 79 - When will they give Israel a break?05/24/2018
    30:24
  116. 124.
    Ep. 78 - Battle on the Border, and in the Media05/17/2018
    29:21
  117. 125.
    Ep. 77 - Iran Deal: Before and After05/10/2018
    34:37
  118. 126.
    Ep. 76 - Ambassador Dan Shapiro05/02/2018
    45:49
  119. 127.
    Ep. 75 - Barnard Students Explain the BDS Vote04/26/2018
    41:48
  120. 128.
    Ep. 74 - State of the State at 7004/19/2018
    44:14
  121. 129.
    Ep. 73 - Clashes on the Borders04/12/2018
    36:18
  122. 130.
    Ep. 72 - Bibi, Gaza, Russia & Refugees 03/29/2018
    33:42
  123. 131.
    Ep. 71 - Passover, Food and Israel03/22/2018
    28:49
  124. 132.
    Ep. 70 - Israel Haredi Draft Law and Coalition Crisis03/15/2018
    36:58
  125. 133.
    Ep. 69 - AIPAC Conference and Response to Farrakhan03/08/2018
    28:55
  126. 134.
    Ep. 68 - Case 4000 and Embassy Update02/28/2018
    40:49
  127. 135.
    Ep. 67 - News and Perspective02/22/2018
    35:14
  128. 136.
    Ep. 66 - Behind Enemy (and Head) Lines 02/15/2018
    30:59
  129. 137.
    Ep. 65 - The Poland/Israel Death Camp Controversy02/08/2018
    39:03
  130. 138.
    Ep. 64 - When a Stranger Resides With You...02/01/2018
    35:37
  131. 139.
    Ep. 63 - Why We Need Journalism01/25/2018
    50:07
  132. 140.
    Ep. 62 - What They Don't Know About Israel01/18/2018
    45:24
  133. 141.
    Ep. 61 - TVA Recharge is Back!01/11/2018
    38:07
  134. 142.
    Ep 60 - How to Pronounce "Goethe" (and being a Jewish History teacher)01/04/2018
    32:59
  135. 143.
    Ep. 59 - Conflict and Mediation12/28/2017
    39:00
  136. 144.
    Ep. 58 - A View from Academia12/21/2017
    41:00
  137. 145.
    Ep. 57 - One Week in Jerusalem12/14/2017
    43:08
  138. 146.
    Ep. 56 - The Jerusalem Declaration12/06/2017
    47:39
  139. 147.
    Ep. 55 - Peace or Pessimism?11/30/2017
    38:04
  140. 148.
    Ep. 54 - 242 and Sadat Too11/23/2017
    43:20
  141. 149.
    Ep. 53 - The State of the Region 11/16/2017
    45:41
  142. 150.
    Ep. 52 - November 29th, 1947: The Gil Troy Perspective11/09/2017
    37:49
  143. 151.
    Ep. 51 - The Jewish Renaissance Continues11/02/2017
    44:51
  144. 152.
    Ep. 50 - The Balfour Century10/23/2017
    40:17
  145. 153.
    Ep. 49 - Stop Pro-Israel Education!10/20/2017
    35:26
  146. 154.
    Ep. 48 - Peel at 8010/04/2017
    48:25
  147. 155.
    Ep. 47 - National Repentance 09/28/2017
    39:25
  148. 156.
    Ep. 46 - Advocacy or Education?09/14/2017
    35:22
  149. 157.
    Ep. 45 - Hollywood and Holy Land09/08/2017
    36:33
  150. 158.
    Ep. 44 - 120 Years of Zionism08/31/2017
    41:32
  151. 159.
    Ep. 43 - The New Old Hate08/24/2017
    48:56
  152. 160.
    Ep. 42 - Demystifying Antisemitism08/17/2017
    33:08
  153. 161.
    Ep. 41 - Culture Clash08/11/2017
    43:41
  154. 162.
    Ep. 40 - Those Who Do Not Remember...08/03/2017
    42:45
  155. 163.
    Ep. 39 - Jerusalem Syndrome07/27/2017
    42:16
  156. 164.
    Ep. 38 - Temple Mount: Beyond the Headlines07/23/2017
    47:00
  157. 165.
    Ep. 37 - Declare Independence! Part 1B07/13/2017
    33:58
  158. 166.
    Ep. 36 - Declare Independence! Part 1A07/13/2017
    31:30
  159. 167.
    Ep. 35 - Manifest Destiny07/06/2017
    44:46
  160. 168.
    Ep. 34 - Sharing Spaces06/29/2017
    50:31
  161. 169.
    Ep. 33 - The Future is Back06/22/2017
    47:12
  162. 170.
    Ep. 32 - People of the Book... Week. 06/16/2017
    49:11
  163. 171.
    Ep. 31 - Not About the Six Day War. Honest!06/09/2017
    37:01
  164. 172.
    Ep. 30 - Midreshet HaRova Speaks! 06/02/2017
    53:50
  165. 173.
    Ep. 29 - Make the Middle East Great Again05/25/2017
    44:21
  166. 174.
    Ep. 27 - What's So Funny About Ethno-National Democracies? 05/11/2017
    25:51
  167. 175.
    Ep. 26 - Meanwhile in Gaza...05/05/2017
    43:50
  168. 176.
    Ep. 25 - One Nation, Many Identities04/27/2017
    37:25
  169. 177.
    Ep. 24 - What's a Jew to You?04/20/2017
    46:35
  170. 178.
    Ep. 23.5 - Bonus mini-episode for Yom Aliya04/06/2017
    11:41
  171. 179.
    Ep. 23 - Who Knew? Aliya Updates04/03/2017
    53:01
  172. 180.
    Ep. 22 - BBTV03/23/2017
    52:23
  173. 181.
    Ep. 21 - How Quo is the Status? 03/01/2017
    37:53
  174. 182.
    Ep. 20 - Elor, Bibi, Donald & Nikki02/22/2017
    43:40
  175. 183.
    Ep. 19 - Two States or what?02/16/2017
    49:21
  176. 184.
    Ep. 18 - Occupied? Disputed? Confusing!01/27/2017
    49:18
  177. 185.
    Ep. 17 - Media Meta-Musings01/20/2017
    41:06
  178. 186.
    Ep. 16 - MTVA Speaks Out!01/10/2017
    57:06
  179. 187.
    Ep. 15 - Really?! Again?!12/29/2016
    36:03
  180. 188.
    Ep. 14 - New Year's Resolution? 12/26/2016
    50:43
  181. 189.
    Ep. 13 Ch-Ch-Changes12/22/2016
    30:27
  182. 190.
    Ep. 12 - Settlement Crisis Alert!12/08/2016
    41:09
  183. 191.
    Ep. 11 - From Forest Fires to OSU11/30/2016
    38:01
  184. 192.
    Ep. 10 - Zio... whaaaaaa? 11/24/2016
    37:03
  185. 193.
    Ep. 9 - Nu... so what now? 11/09/2016
    36:03
  186. 194.
    Ep. 8 - Bagels and Balfour11/02/2016
    49:38
  187. 195.
    Ep. 7 - Judea, Samaria and the Truth10/14/2016
    36:52
  188. 196.
    Ep. 6 - Lessons Learned from the Legacy of a Founding Father09/28/2016
    36:24
  189. 197.
    Ep. 5 - Who is Bibi convincing?09/22/2016
    45:36
  190. 198.
    Ep. 4 - Rule of Three - Jewish Style09/01/2016
    41:35
  191. 199.
    Ep. 3 - Jewish Lives Matter08/23/2016
    34:06

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