Husam Zomlot is co-founder of the Palestine Strategy Group, ambassador-at-large for the Palestinian government and adjunct professor and co-chair of the School of Government at Birzeit University. Husam Zomlot served as a PLO representative to the UK from 2003 to 2008. He is the author of Building a Palestinian State Under Occupation.
Our Voice of the Week features two of Israel’s smaller parties, both aiming to shake up the Knesset, one new and one old. Gonen Ben Yitzchak, former Shin Bet agent, is a co-founder of The Protest Movement for State Leadership party and active in the recent ‘Yellow Vest’ protests in Israel. Yariv Oppenheimer, former head of Peace Now, is a candidate for the left-wing Meretz party.