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Israel Desk – September 2023


Israel’s internal crisis continues Protesters block a highway in Raanana On July 23 Israel’s parliament ratified a first bill of the judicial reform, limiting the powers of the country’s Supreme Court.  This was met by a continuation of the protests by Israelis who see the moves as a threat to their democracy.  2023 Israeli judicial reform – Wikipedia The protest...

Israel Desk – November 2021


The Virus and the Vaccine Israel is being touted as the world’s real-life COVID-19 lab, with researchers around the world monitoring its progress and seeing it as “a working experimental lab for us to learn from.”  Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said: “Without us, the world wouldn’t know the exact efficacy levels of the booster shots, wouldn’t know the dates, how much they affect infections...