• Front Page:
o Netanyahu's government is swinging between Israel's international isolation and budget approval.
o After stabbing a soldier in Tel Aviv, citizens yelling in the face of the Minister of Internal Security: “where is security?”

o Special interview with the Israeli Historian and the former Chairman of Jerusalem Municipality Dr. Meron Benvenisti in “The Israeli Scene”: we are practically in Israel – Palestine as a geopolitical unit.

• Internal Pages:
o Scandals evolving from the cavity of scandals “on the sidelines” of the renewable trial against Olmert.
o Is the resignation of Peretz and the pressures of the extremist right are considered decisive to run for early elections?
o Israeli Analysis: The win of the Republicans in the semi-final American elections shall offer Israel a greater margin for maneuver!
o Has Israel began to lose the sense of internal security?

• Special Reports:
o Religious people are penetrating in the Israeli Army calling for religionizing it!
o Knesset finally passes law preventing early release of Palestinian prisoners; a law unveiling the truth of official Israeli intentions and its seriousness in any future political negotiations!

• The Economic Scene:
o International pressures force Israeli bank to freeze the accounts of foreigner tax evaders!
o Salary gap remains and Lapid calls for increasing the minimum wage!

• The Economic Brief:
o 2,4 Millard Dollars – budget revenues from Car Tax!
o Number of families in Israeli hospitals is decreasing.
o An Israeli concern from disseminating a list of Russia’s wealthy people and percent of Jews among them.

• Special Coverage:
o Spots in the deliberations of the industrial area “Netsanny Shalom” on the line of contact with the West Bank.

• Follow-Ups:
o About the corruption approach in Israel: Olmert is just an example for the relationship between capital and governance!
o One-Third of immigrants from Israel are Russians whose Judaism has never been acknowledged.

• Last Page:
o “Draft law on the defeat of the Supreme Court”: a continuous right wing endeavor against the Supreme Court to limit the rights of minorities!

o Madar Center’s activities:
 “In the aftermath of the war in Gaza: reading in the Israeli perspectives” for Atif Abu Saif and Mohannad Mustafa.
 Monitoring report on the violence of settlers and its impact on the humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian Territories.

The Israeli scene Supplement is issued in cooperation with The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The content of the supplement does not necessarily reflect the position of The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021


The Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies (MADAR) is an independent research centre specialising in Israeli affairs, based in Ramallah, Palestine. MADAR was established in 2000 by a group of Palestinian intellectuals and academics, including the late poet Mahmoud Darwish, Dr. Lily Feidy, Dr. Ali Jarbawi, Dr. Ahmad Harb, Mr. Walid Al-Ahmad and Mr. Akram Haniyyeh. The centre was registered as a not-for-profit organisation with the Palestinian Ministry of Interior, and obtained a research centre’s operational licensing from the Palestinian Ministry of Information.