In this episode, John discusses the war in Israel that began after Hamas launched a devastating surprise attack from Gaza. He points out the heart-breaking viewpoint from both sides of the conflict. Then, he welcomes back professor of political science Corey Brettschneider and they talk about the disaster of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Israeli War, new cases coming to the Supreme Court, and his new book “The Presidents and the People: Five Leaders Who Threatened Democracy and the Citizens Who Fought to Defend It”. Next, he speaks with Sara from Brooklyn about the plight of the Palestinians. And lastly, John interviews Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States – Michael Oren on the situation in Gaza and the humanitarian efforts to fight human suffering.