Saying Farewell, and Good Riddance, to Israel’s State-Run Television Channel

The Israel Broadcast Authority (IBA) aired its very last program on Israeli television on May 14, signaling the end of what was, until the 1990s, the Jewish state’s only regular TV channel. Commenting on the significance of its closing, Liel Leibovitz writes:

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More about: David Ben-Gurion, Israel & Zionism, Israeli culture, Television

What Palestinians Want

July 10 2020

In an extensive report on a major survey of Palestinian public opinion, David Pollock sums up his key findings. Above all, the results suggest that large numbers of Palestinians are willing to make compromises with Israel in the short term, but tend to harbor maximalist, even militant, long-term goals:

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More about: Palestinian public opinion, Palestinians, Two-State Solution