Israel at the Edge with Efraim Karsh, Middle East Forum, June 7, 2021
Mansour Abbas: Israel’s Unlikely New Political Star with Arik Rudnitzky, Middle East Forum, April 5, 2021
For Further Reference:
What Sort Of Government Are Lapid And Bennett Forming?: Caroline B. Glick, Israel Hayom, June 6, 2021 — The storm of controversy now engulfing Israel revolves around one question. What sort of government do Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett intend to swear in?
Fear Mongering: Media Depict Rabbis’ Letter Urging to Stop Bennett-Lapid as Call for Assassination: David Israel, Jewish Press, June 6, 2021 — Last week, six prominent religious Zionist rabbis issued an urgent call condemning the effort to establish a new government with right, center, left, and Arab parties.
Jerusalem Flag March Cancelled After Police Reject Damascus Gate Route: Idan Zonshine, Jerusalem Post, June 7, 2021 — A controversial flag march through the Old City of Jerusalem was called off on Monday after Israel Police rejected the organizers’ request that participants be allowed to march through the Old City’s Damascus Gate.
Netanyahu Foes Push for Quick Vote to End His 12 Year Rule: Newsmax, June 3, 2021 — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents on Thursday pushed for a quick vote to end his record-setting rule, racing to head off what’s expected to be a frantic push by the premier and his allies to derail the newly announced coalition.
Between Conflict and Containment: Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel: David Koren, Israel Hayom, May 28, 2021 — One of the most delicate terms in Israeli identity discourse is “Arab citizens of Israel.” Jews citing this term use it to make a distinction between “Israeli” Arabs and “Palestinian” Arabs and to imply differences in their attitudes toward the State of Israel and its institutions. There are substantive differences between the legal status of Arab citizens in Israel, Jerusalem’s Arabs (who are non-citizen residents), and the Arabs of the territories (most of whom are residents of the Palestinian Authority). But in the world of identities, the spoken word is mightier than the written law.