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.
Today’s panel comprises editor David Horovitz and Palestinian affairs reporter Aaron Boxerman, along with host Amanda Borschel-Dan.
Jerusalem has so far experienced two consecutive nights of rioting on the Al-Aqsa/Temple Mount compound. Boxerman rewinds time to fill in gaps and contextualize the strife at the holy site. As protests and rage spread, are we headed for another intifada?
Israel’s new Gulf State partners have condemned the Israeli police’s measures in attempting to quell the unrest. Why is this significant?
In the political arena, efforts are going full steam ahead to forge a unity government led by Yamina head Naftali Bennett and Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid. But the process is not without its hiccups.