Silvio vs. Ehud

This one is for fans of The Sopranos and Israeli politics. [Warning: spoiler if you haven't watched up to episode 3 of the current season.]

P.S. Does anyone have a clue what they had in mind setting up the scene between the evangelical pastor and Tony's friend Hesh in the latest episode -- and more specifically, what did Hesh mean when he said "you just wait" after his wife says "evangelicals are great friends of Israel."

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region,