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.
Editor David Horovitz and military correspondent Emanuel Fabian join host Amanda Borschel-Dan in today’s episode.
Yesterday, two Israeli soldiers were wounded in a drive-by shooting attack in the flashpoint northern West Bank Palestinian town of Huwara, where brothers Hallel and Yagel Yaniv were killed on February 26. Fabian updates us on the soldiers’ health and a further incident following that attack.
Last night, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant delivered explosive remarks in support of pausing the overhaul legislative package as hundreds of thousands of protesters attended rallies across the nation. What has been the fallout so far?
Just ahead of flying to London, on Thursday night, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a speech in which, among other topics, he announced that he no longer will restrain himself from interfering in the process. Horovitz weighs in.
Finally, Ramadan began this weekend. What special measures are in place to ensure peaceful prayer on the Temple Mount?