In Part I of this episode, host Simon Spungin is joined by Haaretz editor-in-chief Aluf Benn to discuss the conclusion of the third Israeli election, which has ended with a broad and stable coalition of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party and Benn Gantz's Kahal Lavan.
We ask: What is the government planning for the next three years? Under what circumstances would Israel go ahead with annexation of parts of the West Bank? And who is the leader of the opposition at a time when opposition appears to be at a premium?
In Part II, Haaretz’s senior editor for science and archaeology, Ruth Schuster discusses some of the implications of the coronavirus crisis and explains why Israel may be rushing back to normality too soon.
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