PODCAST | Jack Khoury - May events of 2021 created a deterre...

PODCAST | Jack Khoury - May events of 2021 created a deterrence mechanism for both Jews and Arabs

May 10, 2022

The last few months in Israel have seen a confluence of events adding tensions to Jewish-Arab relations in the leadup to the already sensitive time of Ramadan and Passover. Since late March, terror attacks, instability surrounding Israel's governing coalition, and escalations in East Jerusalem have heightened the sense of uncertainty and concerns about renewed intercommunal violence, especially with the approaching anniversary of the May 2021 events.

For more detailed analysis, please read IATFs latest briefing paper:https://www.iataskforce.org/sites/default/files/resource/resource-2086.pdf

Jack Khoury, one of Israels leading journalists and a commentator on Arab affairs, was interviewed by IATF Executive Director, Liron Shoham, about the current issues in Jewish-Arab relations in Israel.

This interview was conducted on May 3, 2022. It was translated to English and edited for length and clarity.


Editing and Translation: Alisa Shodiyev Kaff

Voice over: Martin Kaff

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