Daily Briefing Sept 29: How Solomon’s mines razed environment; justice for rebel MK?

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing, your 15-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world, from Sunday through Thursday.

Political correspondent Tal Schneider and environment reporter Sue Surkes join host Amanda Borschel-Dan.

Yesterday we heard the news that the Central Elections Committee had disqualified former lawmaker and Yamina rebel Amichai Chikli from running on Likud’s candidate slate in the upcoming election. At the same time, fellow former Yamina MK Idit Silman is able to retain her spot. What’s going on here?

There are also petitions to disqualify two Arab parties from the upcoming elections: Islamist Ra’am and nationalist Balad. What are the chances they will be barred?

New research suggesting that the…

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