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
Your audio guide to Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World, hosted by Simon Spungin.
Days after the self-defined target date for annexation, Netanyahu appears to have cooled to the idea. What, or who, persuaded him to drop the idea? LISTEN FREE
Despite a spike in coronavirus cases and the threat of another lockdown, Israelis continue to protest their 'crime minister.' LISTEN FREE to Aluf Benn and Judy Maltz.
As Israel readies for a second coronavirus wave, Amos Harel and Esther Solomon talk Shin Bet and sovereignty, antisemites and op-eds. LISTEN FREE
Could the threat of sanctions persuade the Israeli PM to shelve a plan that many don’t believe he believes in anyway? LISTEN FREE to Chaim Levinson and Noa Landau
Not even Israel's settlers seem to want Trump's peace plan, yet Netanyahu insists that his government will soon impose sovereignty over the West Bank. LISTEN FREE
Ancient Israelites used hash in religious ceremonies - and may even have done so in Jerusalem's Temple. PLUS: Why even archaeology is political in Israel. LISTEN FREE
Even as the accused in a criminal trial, Israel’s PM still puts himself above the good of his country - with potentially catastrophic results. LISTEN FREE to Chemi Shalev
As he heads into the courtroom to face graft charges, Netanyahu now heads the most bloated government in Israel's history. Anshel Pfeffer explains. LISTEN FREE
With overtly proselytizing content, the God TV network has angered many Israelis - and driven a rift between evangelical Christians and West Bank settlers. LISTEN FREE
PLUS: Anshel Pfeffer on the Supreme Court's televised hearing of petitions against allowing Netanyahu to form a gov't while awaiting trial for corruption. LISTEN FREE
Haaretz editor Aluf Benn says Netanyahu would annex the West Bank to help get the American president re-elected. PLUS: Is Israel rushing out of shutdown? LISTEN FREE
With a trial looming, Netanyahu has sealed a deal to remain in office for another three years. PLUS: How the Mossad went from covert ops to COVID ops. LISTEN FREE
Netanyahu may talk about easing Israel out of the virus lock down, but he's set his sights, as ever, on remaining in power and out of jail. LISTEN FREE to Noa Landau.
Depleted supplies of testing equipment, the Passover holiday and ultra-Orthodox noncompliance are hindering Israel's fight against COVID-19. LISTEN FREE
Netanyahu grinds down Gantz to secure 18 more months at the helm, PLUS: Israel weighs tough measures to halt the spread of COVID-19, but neglect has already taken a toll. LISTEN FREE
Benjamin Netanyahu has exposed Israeli democracy to far deadlier risks than COVID-19 in his battle to survive. LISTEN FREE to Chemi Shalev and Anshel Pfeffer.
Will Israel's political, medical and logistical measures contain the coronavirus pandemic - or will they kill off democracy? PLUS: Home from Peru - into isolation. LISTEN FREE
Israel, paralyzed by the global COVID-19 crisis and by permanent political crisis, has passed a series of worrying measures to stem the spread of the virus. LISTEN FREE.
Netanyahu’s trial has been postponed, the Shin Bet can now track citizens' cell phones and most of the country is in virtual shutdown. What does the COVID-19 crisis mean for Israel and its democracy? LISTEN FREE
Israel election results: Despite heading the largest party in the Knesset, Netanyahu doesn't have the numbers to put together a coalition - and could even be prevented from trying to do so. LISTEN FREE
Whatever happens in Israel's third election, the PM's most important battle will be in a Jerusalem courtroom. LISTEN FREE to Haaretz editor Aluf Benn and Anshel Pfeffer.
Can a women’s party shake up Israel’s deadlocked political landscape? Is Israel ready for a Coronavirus outbreak? Why are none of the parties addressing the global climate emergency? And can Ben & Jerry's sweeten a bitter election campaign? LISTEN FREE
'For Israel, for peace and for justice, let's keep our fingers crossed for a Sanders presidency.' LISTEN FREE
A growing number of Israeli Jews are set to reject left-wing parties, Netanyahu's racism and Trump's 'peace' plan - and vote for the Joint List on March 2. LISTEN FREE
Facing multiple graft charges, Benjamin Netanyahu would be happy for election season to last forever. But time is running out for Israel’s longest-serving PM. LISTEN FREE
With just under three weeks to go until Israelis vote again, both the leading parties are demonizing the country's Arab citizens. PLUS: Can Israel win an Oscar? LISTEN FREE
For Israeli settlers in the West Bank, formal annexation won't change much. But promises could win the election for Bibi - and keep him out of jail. LISTEN FREE
After months of waiting, President Trump finally unveiled his peace plan for Israel and Palestine on Tuesday, to the delight of PM Netanyahu, the disgust of the Palestinians and the bemusement of many. Chemi Shalev explains why. LISTEN FREE
As Israel readies for its third election in a year, the two men vying to lead the country are heading off to Washington to discuss a peace plan - without the Palestinians. LISTEN FREE