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Episode 76 - Going, Going, Gone - Act author: Yoshi Fields
This is our final episode of the season, and it has been quite a journey. We began with our day...
Episode 74 - Shatnez - Act author: Yoshi Fields
Israeli society is often described as a collection of demographic bubbles – self-contained ecosystems, each with its own population, its...
Episode 72 - Lost and Found – Part II - Act author: Yoshi Fields
In Part I of our ‘Lost and Found’ double-hitter, we heard how Steve Gray and Anat Harrel of Kibbutz Hanaton...
Episode 69 - Pigging Out - Act author: Yoshi Fields
Not once, but twice, does the Bible admonish us to abstain from eating the flesh of the pig. And though...
Bonus Episode - Bonus: The Queen Rania Tree, Revisited - Act author: Yoshi Fields
On March 29, 2020 – during the very early days of the pandemic – Israel Story fans from around the...
Episode 59 - The Last Laugh - Act author: Yoshi Fields
Forty years after Carl Sagan’s ‘Golden Records’ began their long voyage into the depths of outer space, Eyal Gever - an Israeli high-tech-wunderkind-turned-conceptual-artist - received an unusual call: NASA asked him to create the first artwork to be printed in space. What, he now had to decide, truly captured the essence of humanity?
Episode 52 - “Alone, Together” Part II – In the Beginning - Act author: Yoshi Fields
Six months ago, very few people knew what ‘sheltering in place’ or ‘flattening the curve’ meant. Today, we live in a new world, and it’s often hard to remember what it was like at the beginning.
Episode 50 - Keep Calm and Carry On - Act author: Yoshi Fields
Some people operate within the confines of reality. Others don’t. Instead, they will things into existence. Today we’ll meet one such determined woman who – faced with countless obstacles ...
Episode 41 - “The Wall” Part II – The Other Side - Act author: Yoshi Fields
For the last seventeen years, when people say “the wall’ and “Israel” in the same sentence, they’re usually referring to something very specific: A four-hundred-and-forty-mile-long barrier – some 95% of...
Meet the Team - Yoshi Fields
Yoshi is from Massachusetts and graduated with a B.A. in ethnography and religion from Hampshire College. In his undergraduate thesis,...
Episode 44 - Dear God – A Rosh HaShanah Special
For many folks, visiting the Kotel is emotional, meaningful and – more than anything – private. In fact, the single most common experience people have at the Western Wall is ...
Short Episode - Bonus: Behind the Scenes of “Pigging Out”
Pigging Out was supposed to come out long ago: The stories had been recorded, drafts had been written and we...