LISTEN: Protests, Pandemics and Netanyahu's Day of Reckoning

Angry Israelis take to the streets, the daily infection rate hits new heights and a surprising advocate of the one-state solution. LISTEN FREE to Chemi Shalev and Noa Landau

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Notes from the Israeli Bank of Corruption bearing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's photograph are seen at a demonstration in Tel Aviv on July 11, 2020.
Notes from the Israeli Bank of Corruption bearing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's photograph are seen at a demonstration in Tel Aviv on July 11, 2020.Credit: Emil Salman
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Host Simon Spungin is joined this week by Haaretz diploamtic correspondent, Noa Landau, and by senior correspondent Chemi Shalev.

In this two-part, socially distanced and virus-responsible episode:

LISTEN: Protests, pandemics and Netanyahu's day of reckoningCredit: Haaretz

Part 1: We discuss the mass protests held across Israel against the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis - and specifically the economic aspects of the plan. We also discuss the latest moves to bypass the Knesset and the threat this could pose to democracy in Israel.

Part 2: We move on to the United States, where a presidential election will be held in a little under four months. Although Israel is not currently on the agenda, this could be a fateful election for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - no matter who wins.

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