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 Carrie Keller-Lynn and Palestinian affairs correspondent Aaron Boxerman join host Amanda Borschel-Dan on today’s episode.
Newly minted Yamina party head Ayelet Shaked has called for a “broad national government” in her first real statement of election season. What does she mean by that?
Next, we talk primaries and hear updates on most of Israel’s major parties, including the Arab parties currently in the Knesset.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas head Ismael Haniyeh met for the first time since 2016. What was the impetus for their meet-up?
A High Court decision in May gave the IDF the green light to evict up to 2,000 Palestinians in the South Hebron Hills. Boxerman lays out the background.