Israel, the West Bank and the Palestinians at the UN

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Israel's month-long protest movement has spread beyond Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Some 30,000 protesters turned out this weekend in Haifa, 10,000 in Beersheba and thousands more in smaller cities. The total was less than the 300,000 in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem a week ago, but enough to demonstrate widespread unhappiness. The biggest protests in Israeli history are taking place as the United Nations prepares to vote on demands for statehood from the Palestinian Authority. Mahmoud Abbas has called for mass action leading up to a possible showdown next month. What's at stake for Prime Minister Netanyahu and new settlements in the West Bank?

Credits

Guests:
Joel Greenberg - freelance reporter, Lara Friedman - Americans for Peace Now, Jonathan Tobin - National Review / Federalist / Jewish News Service - @jonathans_tobin, Daoud Kuttab - Al Monitor - @daoudkuttab

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner, Darrell Satzman, Julia Flucht, Sonya Geis