Host Simon Spungin is joined in the studio by Alex Griffing and remotely by Amos Harel and Chemi Shalev.
In Part 1, the team discusses Israel’s ongoing national lockdown, which critics have described as political and intended to stifle protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Those protests continued over the weekend - but were marred by violence from pro-Netanyahu thugs and heavy-handed police - while ultra-Orthodox lockdown violations were ignored.
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In Part 2, we take on President Donald Trump’s positive COVID-19 test result and ask what it could mean for the election and potentially for Israel. Will the president emerge chastened and humbled from the experience? Will the sight of an enfeebled and sick Trump lose him votes?
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