Jerusalem, United in Violence, Marks Bloody Anniversary Today. LISTEN

Haaretz Weekly
Palestinians react as Israeli police fire a stun grenade during clashes at Damascus Gate on Laylat al-Qadr during the holy month of Ramadan, in Jerusalem's Old City, May 9, 2021.
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Host Simon Spungin is joined by Haaretz's Jerusalem correspondent, Nir Hasson, to discuss the violence that has left over 200 wounded in the city and the police’s dangerously heavy-handed response to protests.

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We also talk to Chaim Levinson [15:22] about ongoing efforts to form a government without Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party, as Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett inch closer to the weirdest coalition in Israel’s history.

PLUS: Judy Maltz [27:15] on Israel's decision to deport 70 members of the Black Hebrew Israelites – many of whom were born in the county.