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.
Political correspondent Tal Schneider and health and science writer Nathan Jeffay join host Jessica Steinberg.
Jeffay discusses why the World Health Organization is taking a closer look at COVID-19 booster shots and explains the role of the booster as Israel continues its campaign offering extra booster shots for those 60 and older or immunocompromised.
Schneider looks at the possible plea bargain for former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. If Netanyahu accepts the plea bargain offer, he will have to give up his control of the Likud party, making way for a new party leader.
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