Israel's battle against the Coronavirus

Amid intensifying efforts by Jerusalem authorities to battle the unrelenting spread of the corona contagion, Israel has been beset by several successive holidays of various faiths, in which believers tend to congregate. Nevertheless, amid the unprecedented situation in which social distancing is the order of the day, most Israelis have complied with the restrictive measures enacted by the government.

What is next for Israel’s efforts to navigate the medical, economic and social turbulence of this crisis?

Guests Brigadier General (Res.) Yossi Kuperwasser – Project Director on Middle East Developments, at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Jerusalem area), and Dr. Nihaya Daoud, Public Health Researcher Ben Gurion University of the Negev (central Israel). 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: April 17, 2020, Taivas TV7
  • Episode number: 506
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Finnish, Swedish