Podcast: Matti Friedman on China’s New Haifa Port

The Israeli journalist joins us to talk about how a Chinese propaganda mission led by a man known as “Chinese Itzik” has dazzled Israeli citizens.

Haifa’s new port shown in 2020 during final stages of construction by a Chinese construction and operating company. StockStudio Aerials/Shutterstock.

Haifa’s new port shown in 2020 during final stages of construction by a Chinese construction and operating company. StockStudio Aerials/Shutterstock.

Observation
Jan. 14 2022
About the authors

A weekly podcast, produced in partnership with the Tikvah Fund, offering up the best thinking on Jewish thought and culture.

Matti Friedman is the author of a memoir about the Israeli war in Lebanon, Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier’s Story of a Forgotten War (2016). His latest book is Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel (2019).

This Week’s Guest: Matti Friedman

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