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Hear from a panel of high-profile journalists: Haviv Gur (The Times of Israel), Dina Kraft (The Los Angeles Times and The Christian Science Monitor) and JNS Jerusalem Bureau Chief Alex Traiman.

What does Israel's New Government Stand For?

The Confederation of United Zionists, Tnuat Hamerkaz Haliberalit Hanoar Hatzioni, and JNS host a timely and informative discussion: With such a broad coalition, what does this new Israeli government stand for?Hear from a panel of high-profile journalists – Haviv Gur (Times of Israel),Dina Kraft (LA Times and Christian Science Monitor), andAlex Traiman (JNS).After what is considered the longest political stalemate in Israel's history, last week a broad coalition government was formed under the leadership of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid.This new coalition represents the full spectrum of Israeli politics and includes members from the right, left and center as well as an Arab party. Such a diverse representation raises many questions including how will this government be able to function considering the amount of compromise that will be required from its members. This panel of veteran journalists will discuss the feasibility of its cohesion, its different relationship with global Jewry and the Biden administration, and the challenges this coalition will face from inside its ranks, as well as from the large and vocal opposition.The panel will be moderated by the Secretary-General of the Confederation of United Zionists, Leor Sinai.

Posted by JNS.org on Sunday, June 27, 2021

After what is considered the longest political stalemate in Israel’s history, a broad coalition government was formed under the leadership of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid.

This new coalition represents the full spectrum of Israeli politics and includes members from the right, left, and center as well as an Arab party. Such a diverse representation raises many questions including how will this government be able to function considering the amount of compromise that will be required from its members.

The panel of veteran journalists will discuss the feasibility of its cohesion, its different relationship with global Jewry and the Biden administration, and the challenges this coalition will face from inside its ranks, as well as from the large and vocal opposition.

The panel will be moderated by the Secretary-General of the Confederation of United Zionists, Leor Sinai.

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