Netanyahu and the Politicization of Israel

Lisa Goldman, contributing editor at +972 Magazine and a fellow at New America, comes on the show to discuss recent events in Israeli politics. Topics covered include:

  • Background on the events leading up to Israel’s recent election
  • Israel becoming a partisan issue in the U.S.
  • Netanyahu’s narrow majority in the Knesset & his preference for the status quo
  • The Obama – Netanyahu relationship
  • Issues that are driving Israeli domestic politics
  • The growing wealth gap in Israel
  • Ayman Odeh and the Joint List


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