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Daily Briefing March 29: What happens next, after Hadera attack and Negev summit

Times of Israel editor David Horovitz and religions and Diaspora affairs correspondent Judah Ari Gross discuss deadly terror, Sde Boker confab, the Western Wall and MK Alon Tal

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.

Times of Israel founding editor David Horovitz and religions and Diaspora affairs correspondent Judah Ari Gross join host Jessica Steinberg.

Horovitz discusses the fallout of Sunday’s deadly attack by two Arab Israeli Islamic State-linked terrorists in Hadera, and what that could mean regarding the presence of the jihadi group in Israel.

He also looks at the juxtaposition of the attack and the Negev Summit, which brought Arab foreign ministers to Israel, something that would have been unimaginable just a few years ago.

Gross reviews the latest kerfuffle in the contested Western Wall compromise, as coalition whip Idit Silman came out firmly against it.

Horovitz takes a brief look at the confirmed poisoning of Russian Israeli billionaire Roman Abramovich during peace talks between Russia and Ukraine.

Gross also looks at MK Alon Tal’s online rebuke of AIPAC, an unusual move in the relationship between Israeli politicians and the pro-Israel lobbying group.

Discussed articles include:

Islamic State claims Hadera attack; minister: the two terrorists were linked to IS

Rather than deter Arab FMs in Israel, Hadera terror seems to bolster their resolve

Coalition whip rejects Western Wall deal, says site needs its ‘Orthodox character’

Abramovich, Ukrainian peace negotiators suffer suspected poisoning in Kyiv

In rare rebuke, MK pans AIPAC endorsement of Republicans who disputed 2020 election

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