Yaakov Lappin is a military and strategic affairs analyst, specialising in Israel’s defense establishment, and the country’s strategic environment. He is an Associate Researcher at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, and the Israel correspondent for Jane’s Defense Weekly and the Jewish News Syndicate (JNS.org). Lappin is a guest commentator on international TV and radio outlets, including Sky News, BBC World Service, and I24.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is “The Lachish Story”, a film from the Steven Spielberg Archive at Hebrew University. The film shows Moroccan immigrants’ journey from France to Israel in the early years of statehood, and the adjustment of one family to life in a moshav in the Lachish region.