Episode 92 – Taking Israel to the Moon

Episode 92 – Taking Israel to the Moon

Yariv Bash had a simple idea: taking Israel to the moon, for the first time. To pursue his new dream he quit a luxurious job in the prime ministers office, and founded the NGO SpaceIL. Together with his co-founders, they quickly joined Google’s spaceX competition,...
Episode 91 – Settlers: Let’s Break Some Myths

Episode 91 – Settlers: Let’s Break Some Myths

Settlers. They are mentioned endlessly in international media, often described as religious fanatics. They are also very present in the Israeli media, which tends to blame them for much of the political distress Israel faces. On the Israeli street, no one is...
Episode 90 – In the Name of My Son

Episode 90 – In the Name of My Son

Nothing in Robi Damelin’s life could have prepared her for that day. Not growing up in South Africa under Apartheid. Not her immigration to Israel in 1967. Nor any other character forging event throughout her life. A mother is not meant to bear the death of her own...
Episode 80 – What Makes Us Curious?

Episode 80 – What Makes Us Curious?

What were the qualities that pushed mankind forward throughout history? Deduction was an important element in our ability to understand the world around us. Innovation certainly aided us in our pursuit the master the forces of nature. But perhaps one characteristic...
Episode 81 – Staring in the Eyes of Evil

Episode 81 – Staring in the Eyes of Evil

It was a Saturday afternoon in mid December in 2010 when Kay Wilson and Kristine Luken decided to go for a hike in the Mata forest, near Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem. That decision proved fateful, and even fatal for one of them. Rewind 4 months. Kay, a British-born...
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