yochai maital

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  • Username: yochai
  • Co-founder, Senior Producer at Israel Story podcast
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from yochai maital

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Last Rites (07:49)
From: Israel Story

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the ways in which we say goodbye to loved ones. Yochai Maital has been collecting sound from recorded online funerals. Virtual funerals are ...
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Rock Solid Wife (09:13)
From: Israel Story

Despite the fear associated with having a serious underlying condition, the Covid-19 pandemic has been an extremely fruitful period for Etgar Keret. He has written more ...
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The Hasbara Hero (25:56)
From: Israel Story

Payam Feili could have gone on speaking tours, received standing ovations at AIPAC, and become a symbol of all that is good about the Jewish State. But instead, his ...
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Milk, Honey and Sweet Mary Jane (40:42)
From: Israel Story

Cannabis in Israel is a booming business, and through the unlikely story of Amos Silver, the Israeli 'Green Giant,' we take a deep dive into the world of Telegrass, the hot ...
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A Song for Peace (12:16)
From: Israel Story

Meant to be an Israeli version of Hair’s ‘Let the Sunshine In,’, Shir La’Shalom was quickly banned by generals and labeled as both defeatist and demoralizing. But a ...
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Eastward Bound (21:07)
From: Israel Story

For decades, Israeli radio stations ignored Mizrahi tunes and exclusively played music rooted in Ashkenazi traditions. That began to change in the late-1970s and early-1980s, ...
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No Man's Land (21:16)
From: Israel Story

Romance between and Israeli Jew and a Palestinian Arab isn't allowed in Israel, but that didn't stop Sarah and Tamer who ran away to the solitude of the desert to be together
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Peace Now. Almost. (13:27)
From: Israel Story

In the immediate aftermath of the Six-Day war, a Palestinian lawyer and two Israeli army reservists nearly brokered a peace agreement that could have changed everything.
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The White Elephant (32:00)
From: Israel Story

In "The White Elephant,” Yochai Maital walks us through the history of Tel Aviv’s ‘New’ Central Bus Station — a derelict eight-story behemoth and modern day Tower of Babel — ...
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Stop That Bus! (54:12)
From: Israel Story

The world's largest bus station, and a bus driver who wanted to be God.