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Daily Briefing Sept. 22: Lapid at the UN; Lipstadt on antisemitism today

Diplomatic correspondent Lazar Berman and US reporter Jacob Magid discuss the UN General Assembly, Lapid’s meetings, and comments from antisemitism ambassador Deborah Lipstadt

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.

Diplomatic correspondent Lazar Berman and US reporter Jacob Magid join host Jessica Steinberg for today’s podcast.

Berman discusses Lapid’s plan for his Thursday speech at the UN General Assembly, including mentioning his support for a two-state solution.

Berman also talks about Lapid’s meetings Tuesday with Turkish President Erdogan, Jordan’s King Abdullah and others, while Magid weighs in on the US reaction to Lapid’s talks and plans.

Magid covers his interview with Special Envoy Deborah Lipstadt, also at the United Nations as part of her State Department role, and their conversation about her recent trip to Saudi Arabia and the topic of antisemitism in Saudi textbooks, among issues of antisemitism elsewhere.

Discussed articles include:

Lapid to back two-state solution in UN address; is slammed by rivals and some allies

Lapid hails mended Turkey ties in first meet between Erdogan, Israeli PM since 2008

Lapid meets Jordan king on West Bank terror as news of fresh attack arrives

British PM tells Lapid she is reviewing relocation of UK embassy to Jerusalem

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