Israel security challenges amid COVID-19 (part 1)

The crisis that emerged in Israel with the eruption of the coronavirus has mesmerized the local population to an extent unprecedented, short of all-out military configurations. In contrast to other western societies, where the number of fatalities is must larger; the Jewish State is also dealing with a political deadlock in Jerusalem, and is in a unique position of having to contend with two major crises, at once.

Guests Dr. Eran Lerman vice president of the Jerusalem Institute of Strategy and Security and a lecturer at Shalem College, Prof. Zeev Khanin, Expert on Russian and Middle Eastern Studies, Bar Ilan and Ariel Universities, and Dr. Fadi Essmaeel, Research Fellow, Institute for Counter Terrorism – IDC Herzliyah. 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: March 27, 2020, Taivas TV7
  • Episode number: 500
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Finnish, Swedish