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Daily Briefing Dec. 8 – President Herzog takes on Facebook cyberbullying

Startup Israel editor Ricky Ben-David talks about a new Facebook campaign and Mobileye, while US correspondent Jacob Magid discusses some Jerusalem housing plans

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing, your 15-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish world, from Sunday through Thursday.

Startup Israel editor Ricky Ben-David and US correspondent Jacob Magid join host Jessica Steinberg on today’s podcast.

Ben-David discusses President Herzog’s new awareness campaign on Facebook, attempting to take on the cyberbullies.

Magid looks at articles he wrote recently about delays for a massive housing project for ultra-Orthodox Jews on the grounds of the former Atarot airport in East Jerusalem, and plans for new housing for Israelis next to Beit Safafa, a Jewish neighborhood in southern Jerusalem.

Ben-David also talks about Intel’s plan to take Mobileye public at an estimated $50 billion valuation, the highest in Israel’s high-tech history.

Discussed articles include:

President Herzog partners with Facebook for new campaign against cyberbullying

Panel delays East Jerusalem Atarot airport housing project that sparked US ire

Intel to take Mobileye public in 2022 at estimated $50b valuation

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