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.
Health reporter Nathan Jeffay and news editor Amy Spiro join host Amanda Borschel-Dan in today’s episode.
We start with new tailor-made COVID shots coming Israel’s way. When will we see them?
Fixing weak electric currents in part of the brain may treat Parkinson’s, according to Israeli scientists, Jeffay explains how.
Israeli inventors are working on a foam to reverse gum recession in humans, after running a successful test on dogs and starting to market the product for canine use. When can we expect to see this on the market?
Spiro recently interviewed novelist Yishai Sarid about his troubling new novel recently translated into English under the title “Victorious.”
To end with, we discuss the new reality TV show “Bnot Brak,” which follows ultra-Orthodox women in the Haredi stronghold Bnei Brak. What motivates these women to participate?