In seven weeks-time, Israelis will head to polling stations for the third time in less than a year, in an effort to break Jerusalem’s political deadlock. The main contenders would once again be, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who leads the ruling-Likud and former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, who chairs the centrist Blue and White party. What are the prospects for Israel to finally get a new functioning government?

Guests Mr. Mitchell Barak, CEO Kevoon Research Group, and Colonel Reuven Ben-Shalom, cross-cultural strategist and associate at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism. Analyst Amir Oren. Host Jonathan Hessen.

Jerusalem Studio

The program offers the viewer deeper understanding about current events in Israel. The topics vary from domestic and foreign policy to social changes, archaelogy and religion.

The program is hosted by TV7 Israel News anchor Jonathan Hessen.

  • First broadcast: January 14, 2020, Taivas TV7
  • Episode number: 479
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Estonian, Finnish, Swedish