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 founding editor David Horovitz and senior analyst Haviv Rettig Gur, along with host Amanda Borschel-Dan.
By Thursday at midnight, all mergers and acquisitions of Israeli political parties must be registered. Who are the players on the chessboard currently, and who is masterminding potential deals?
Speaking about the Abraham Accords, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba recently said, “For me as the guy who negotiated the deal, this was really about stopping annexation and saving the two-state solution.” Or is there more to it than that?
US Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican congresswoman from Georgia, has been a font of seemingly ludicrous theories, including a recently resurfaced 2018 tweet in which she said that the Rothschild family started the California wildfires with lasers from space. While laughable, is there room for concern?