Naftali Bennett is the leader of the religious-nationalist The Jewish Home party. He is also Israel’s Minister of Education and previously served as the Minister of Diaspora Affairs between 2013. Between 2013 and 2015, he held the posts of Minister of Economy and Minister of Religious Services. Prior to serving in government, Minister Bennett served as CEO of Soluto, an Israeli cloud computing service, which he sold in 2013.
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.