THE SPIN ROOM | With Ami Kaufman | Guest: Member of Israeli Parliament, Hatnuah Party, Yael Cohen Paran | Monday, January 7th 201943min
Part 1 The arrests of five Jewish teens suspected in October stones throwing that let the death of the 27-year-old Palestinian woman has made a story. The Shin Bet, Israel's internal security service has denied the use of access to their lawyers and made an accusation that they were torturing them to obtain a confession. Oded Forer, Yisrael Beitenu Party and Yael Cohen Paran, Hatnuah Party discuss about this at i24NEWS. Part 2 The conversation still continues with the issue of the five Jewish teens arrested and suspected being involved in the stone-throwing attack that led to the death of a Palestinian woman last year in October. Israeli Justice Minister has reportedly talked to the mother of one of these teens and told her to stay strong. Moving on, as Israel's election day inches closer it seems that PM Netanyahu's problems have the focus, especially when he sent a warning to his Attorney General through Facebook. Also, the Likud Party is reportedly working on a campaign against its new rival: former IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz. With that, the gentleman of Israeli politics Moshe Arens has died at the age of 93, Yael Cohen Paran, and Oded Forer give their reactions. Part 3 The shutdown is about to get real as most of the government workers' first pay day without pay is fast approaching. Have a look at the round-up. Part 4 Some say that the 20th Israeli Parliament that recently dissolved ahead of the snap elections have broken records of vulgarity. Speaker of Israeli Parliament, Yuli Edelstein joins the show to talk more about that, but also, the political reality that faces Israel's Likud Party and the upcoming election. He also gives his reactions to the death of former Israeli Defense Minister, Moshe Arens, and surround the possible Netanyahu indictment as the election approaches.