Attorney Michal Gera Margaliot is the managing director of the Israel Women’s Network (IWN) since November 2016. Over the past decade Michal has been active in promoting women’s rights and raising awareness to the issue. Prior to becoming the managing director of the IWN, Michal served as a parliamentary advisor and chief of staff of MK Merav Michaeli, for four years.
Attorney Miriam Zalkind serves as the director of IWN’s policy and legislation department since December 2016. Miriam has been a feminist activist for more than a decade and was one of the leaders of the struggle against the exclusion of women and even filed petitions to the High Court of Justice on the subject.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is Deputy Editor Samuel Nurding speaking with Anders Persson, senior lecturer at Linnaeus University and author of the new book, ‘EU Diplomacy and the Israeli-Arab Conflict, 1967-2019‘ (Edinburgh University press, 2020). The two discuss the EU’s role in the conflict over the last 50 years, the impact of the UAE and Bahrain peace deals on EU policy toward the conflict, and how the EU has contributed to the development of Israel.