Israel on Sunday entered a third national lockdown with coronavirus cases spiking. Will this be the final lockdown as hundreds of thousands of Israelis have already received their inoculations? Prime Minister Netanyahu hopes that at least 2 million Israelis will receive their shots by the end of January. Plus, Israel is headed towards its fourth election in the past two years. Will Netanyhau hold on as the country’s leader, or will a coalition be formed led by either former Likud member Gideon Sa’ar and his “New Hope” party or Naftali Bennett’s Yamina? All of this plus the other latest news from Israel, on this week’s Israel Uncensored, with Josh Hasten.

On today’s Israel Uncensored with Josh Hasten, Josh encourages his listeners to “just stay home,” in order to do their part in stopping the spread of the Coronavirus. While leaving home to shop for food or visit the pharmacy is a must, Josh insists that public gatherings in synagogues or elsewhere must be avoided at this time. Also on the show, Prime Minister Netanyahu pulls a political rabbit out of the hat, while Israel promises that despite the egg shortage, boats with eggs are on the way, just in time for Passover.

On today’s Israel Uncensored with Josh Hasten, an interview with renowned journalist Ruthie Blum. Blum criticizes Israel Resilience Party leader Benny Gantz for his attacks on Prime Minister Netanyahu. Instead of focusing on issues he has with the PM’s policies, Blum explains that for some reason Gantz decided to attack Netanyahu for his strengths – namely speaking English at a mother tongue level, and his diplomatic prowess on the world stage. Also, while Blum says that Netanyahu’s decision to partner with the Otzma Party may or may not harm him come election day, she explains that like them or not, Otzma was in fact permitted to run in the elections by Israel’s courts.

On today’s Israel Uncensored with Josh Hasten an interview with former MK and head of the Zehut party Mr. Moshe Feiglin. Zehut is hosting its primaries on Tuesday, and in a unique move has opened the voting to all Israelis regardless of party affiliation, as Feiglin believes that Zehut represents all sectors of Israeli society. Feiglin describes some of his party’s many platforms including a desire for less government involvement in the lives of the citizens of Israel and a reduction in the prices of goods and services. Feiglin says that he doesn’t see a difference between the proposed paths towards peace between Prime Minister Netanyahu or any others on the ‘right’ or the ‘left.’ He also believes that Israel should establish full sovereignty over all of the the Land of Israel, and describes what his party’s version of a ‘one-state solution’ would look like.

On today’s Israel Uncensored with Josh Hasten, Josh touches on the the various fronts from north to south, in which Israel was forced to act militarily in self defense over the course of this past week. Another rocket was fired by Gazan terrorists at Israel’s southern communities over the weekend accompanied by additional Hamas threats. The IDF responded by striking Hamas terror targets. At the same Israel has uncovered a sixth Hezbollah terror tunnel from Lebanon as part of its ‘Operation Northern Shield.’ Also, Prime Minister Netanyahu opened his cabinet meeting on Sunday admitting that Israel was behind a strike on an Iranian arms warehouses in Damascus, Syria a day earlier. Never a dull moment in the Jewish State or in the Middle East!

While Prime Minister Netanyahu is trying to salvage his government, indications at this point show that Israel could be headed towards early elections. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has already resigned, and while Ministers Bennett and Shaked this morning decided to remain in the government, can Netanyahu somehow hang on with a razor thin 61-seat majority in the Knesset? Also, despite the political turmoil and the chaos caused by Hamas this past week firing nearly 500 rockets at Israeli towns, Israel is on pace for a record number of tourists visiting the Jewish State in 2018. Josh Hasten discusses these topics and everything else making news on this weeks’ “Israel Uncensored.”

With a coalition crisis looming, and Prime Minister Netanyahu facing police questioning in numerous investigations, Caroline Glick, Senior Contributing Editor for the Jerusalem Post and renowned author, says that it would NOT be ironic for Likud to gain more seats if Israel goes to early elections. Glick explains that the Israeli public sees through the attacks being carried out against the Prime Minister and the “right” by the judiciary, media, etc. and thus as time goes on, continues to voice support for the PM and his party.  Glick also discusses the Prime Minister’s current visit to Washington where he is speaking at the AIPAC Policy Conference and meeting with US President Donald Trump. She says that “Iran,” and its belligerency in the Middle East will be the focus of the talks between the two world leaders.

As the forefather Jacob lies on his deathbed in Egypt he makes Joseph, his beloved son, take an oath: don’t bury me in Egypt! Subsequently Joseph and the Biblical brothers will bury Jacob in Hebron together with the rest of the Biblical family. Hebron spokesman Noam Arnon joins Rabbi Yishai for a deep read of the Biblical passages. Also: Rabbi Yishai reads your emails and doubles down on supporting Prime Minister Netanyahu.

On today’s ‘Israel Uncensored,’ Josh Hasten interviews Danny Seaman, Editor of the English edition of Mida, an online Israeli conservative intellectual magazine. Seaman says that Saturdays night’s ‘anti-corruption’ demonstrations in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv were really just political attacks against Prime Minister Netanyahu. Seaman also finds preposterous a quote attributed to former Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon indicating that “corruption” in Israel is a bigger danger than the threats posed by Iran, Hamas, Hezbollah, or ISIS.