Coalition Bumps and Other VOI News in Review(25:05)
As the government continues to repeal many of the laws it’s changed over the past two years, VOI’s Gil Hoffman explains why the ultra-Orthodox parties remain strong players in Israel’s weak coalition system.
Then, a review of the government’s efforts to pass a deal on Israel’s natural gas reserves, with interviews from Professor Eytan Sheshinski, chair of the government natural gas committee, former Knesset Economics Committee chair Avishai Braverman, Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg and coalition chair MK Tzachi Hanegbi.
The government also faced opposition this week to its response to the latest wave of terror attacks. At a protest outside the Prime Minister’s house, Rabbi Eli Sadan of the Eli pre-army Yeshiva academy tells VOI’s Raoul Wootliff that the government has lost its deterrence.
Plus, Jerusalem District Archaeologist Amit Re’em on the discovery of an ancient ritual bath and sports journalist Roy Jankelowitz speaks with VOI’s Ernie Singer about the latest on the Israeli sports scene.