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Daily Briefing Oct. 3 – Green Pass system crashes, wreaking havoc for Israelis

Science and health writer Nathan Jeffay and senior analyst Haviv Rettig Gur on repercussions of Green Pass chaos and Netanyahu’s new book

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 guests are science and health writer Nathan Jeffay and senior analyst Haviv Rettig Gur, with Jessica Steinberg hosting.

Israel’s Green Pass system is down nationwide with too many people trying to access the online system.

Jeffay explains how the Green Pass is supposed to work, and he and Rettig Gur discuss whether the system has helped Israel regain its footing during the pandemic.

Rettig Gur also speaks about the new book being written by former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and whether it could mean that he’s done with politics.

Discussed articles include:

Green Pass update delayed as Health Ministry system crashes, causing chaos

Nearly 2 million Israelis lose Green Pass as new rules enter effect

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