MK Ayman Odeh is head of the Joint List, the third largest parliamentary group in the 20th Knesset, and chairs the Lobby for Culture in the Knesset. He is a member of the House Committee and the Labor, Welfare and Health Committee. Since 2015, Odeh has been member of the board of directors of the Mahmoud Darwish Foundation.
Our Voice of the Week is Dr Tamara Cofman Wittes, speaking at an IISS event in London, which asked: Is the US abandoning the Middle East? Dr Wittes is a Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. The event was chaired by Emile Hokayem and took place on 4 March 2019.