The Israel Brief- 01-04 August 2022

The Israel Brief – 01 August 2022 – PM Lapid writes to UN calling for disbanding of Commission of Inquiry. Hamas say IDF bombed building housing remains of captive fallen soldier. Ben&Jerry’s reach impasse with Unilever. Ukraine’s First Lady lauds Israeli resilience as an “inspiration”.

The Israel Brief – 02 August 2022 – Israel’s south on high alert. More countries condemn Miloon Kothari’s antisemitic comments. JAFI talks deadlock. Antisemitism envoy notes Gulf states for efforts to combat this hate.

The Israel Brief – 03 August 2022 – South remains on high alert. Pressure mounts on Kothari to resign. Herzog calls for investigation into prison rape allegations. Basketball for peace!

The Israel Brief – 04 August 2022 – Israel’s south on alert for third day. Ben & Jerry’s accuse Unilever of freezing director salaries. Amnesty Internationals epic hypocrisy. First flight over Saudi Airspace lands in Tel Aviv.

31 July 2022 – Rolene Marks discusses the recent visit by US President Biden to Israel.

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