The Landau Report Issue-203

  The How, Who, Why and What  of the Bennett-Lapid Government The usual question posed with respect to a new Israeli coalition government is – how long will it last? However, in the case of the current ‘new coalition government’, the central question facing it is – can it last? The fact that it has survived for six weeks is […]

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TLR 200-Shekel/ Dollar Intervention: Faster, Higher, Stronger

    On January 14, I was engaged in writing a newsletter focused on Israeli domestic politics and the upcoming general election. That, however, was interrupted by the dramatic – although, under the circumstances, not wholly unexpected — announcement from the Bank of Israel of an important change in exchange rate policy. In a nutshell, the Bank committed to spending […]

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TLR 197 – Where? Whence? Whither?

11th June 2020 After discussing the question of “Where are we now?” in the previous newsletter, this issue moves on to the second question, namely “Whence?” or, more colloquially, “How did we get here?” The question has many facets, which this newspaper defines as B] Domestic Politics, where it translates into “how did we arrive at such a weird coalition […]

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