7: Out of Africa… And Back Again

Two journeys - in very different directions, and taken for very different reasons - out of, and then into, Africa.

Israel is embroiled in Middle Eastern geopolitics. That, at least, everyone knows. We also aspire to be part of Europe, and never miss a chance to reiterate our “special relationship” with the US. But what about Africa, our next door neighbors? Our history stretches all the way back to the earliest hominids leaving Africa and marching through what is today Israel. Since then there’s been an endless stream of people crisscrossing between the two regions. And on today’s show, we bring you the stories of two of them: Journeying in very different directions, and for very different reasons, out of – and then into – Africa.

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