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Daily Briefing Mar. 30: Why isn’t Israel taking persecution of Christians seriously?

Political correspondent Tal Schneider on what’s happening at the President’s Residence; diplomatic correspondent Lazar Berman on fallout from US-Israel rift and desecrated churches

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 diplomatic correspondent Lazar Berman join host Amanda Borschel-Dan on today’s episode.

The United States-Israel relationship continued to grab headlines yesterday, including statements from Vice President Kamala Harris and White House National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby. We hear updates from Berman and analysis from Schneider.

Yesterday, most of the Knesset’s parties sat with President Isaac Herzog in Jerusalem with the aim of forming a compromise to the judicial overhaul package. Schneider weighs in.

Berman delves into a recent spate of disturbing attacks on Christians and Christian property here in recent weeks. Why are the police still considering them isolated incidents?

Discussed articles include:

US praises Netanyahu call for compromise, lowering heat after Biden overhaul rebuke

US vice president Harris joins Biden in expressing concern over Israeli upheaval

As attacks on Christians become more frequent, a crisis looms for Israel

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