Naomi Chazan is a former Israeli Knesset Deputy Speaker, former Meretz MK and a leading human rights activist. She served as president of the New Israel Fund from 2008-2012. She is Professor Emerita of Political Science and African Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and currently serves as Dean of the School of Government and Society at the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo and as Director of the Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem.
Our Voice of the Week is Likud LGBT Caucus Charman Evan Cohen. On i24 News, he analyses whether right wing parties in Israel will heed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s call, and unite ahead of April’s elections in order to avoid some of those parties dropping below the electoral threshold, ensuring the victory of the center-left bloc.