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.
Military correspondent Emanuel Fabian, US correspondent Jacob Magid and NY reporter Luke Tress join host Amanda Borschel-Dan on today’s episode.
The alleged terrorist behind a deadly shooting attack that killed Israeli brothers Hallel and Yagel Yaniv in the northern West Bank town of Huwara was one of six Palestinians killed as Israeli troops raided Jenin and exchanged fire with gunmen Tuesday. Fabian briefs us on the events of the raid.
Magid also explains what we know so far about the Biden administration’s reaction to yesterday’s raid in Jenin and how it differs from other recent IDF raids.
Magid dives into last week’s much-scoffed-at Aqaba summit and explains why the mere fact that it took place at all is noteworthy.
Tress takes a look at the significance behind the trial of Saadah Masoud, 29, a pro-Palestinian activist who was recently sentenced to 18 months in prison for hate crimes against Jews.
Authorities in Texas have charged Hayim Nissim Cohen with a slew of sex crimes after he apparently fabricated his Jewish identity, adopted nine boys, paraded his “unique family” on social media to hundreds of thousands of followers and allegedly abused a number of children. Tress unravels part of this tangled story.