Host Simon Spungin is joined this week by Haaretz diploamtic correspondent, Noa Landau, and by senior correspondent Chemi Shalev.
On this two-part, socially distanced and virus-responsible episode:
Half 1: We focus on the mass protests held throughout Israel in opposition to the federal government’s dealing with of the coronavirus disaster – and particularly the financial facets of the plan. We additionally focus on the newest strikes to bypass the Knesset and the menace this might pose to democracy in Israel.
Half 2: We transfer on to america, the place a presidential election will likely be held in a bit of below 4 months. Though Israel just isn’t at present on the agenda, this might be a fateful election for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – regardless of who wins.