Danny Zaken


Bedouin women sit next to their makeshift home, Umm al-Hiran, Israel, Nov. 22, 2016. (photo by MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Israel sees Bedouin polygamy as security threat

Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017 | Danny Zaken, Contributor

Some Israeli Bedouin men continue to practice polygamy, in part to milk state benefits, but some worry the practice is creating a security threat.

The holy alliance between Netanyahu and the ultra-Orthodox

Monday, Jun. 26, 2017 | Danny Zaken, Contributor

With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ceding to all their demands, Israel's ultra-Orthodox parties are in no hurry to dismantle his government.

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Danny Zaken is a journalist who works for the Israeli public radio station Kol Israel. Zaken has covered military and security affairs, West Bank settlers and Palestinian topics. He was a Knight Wallace fellow at the University of Michigan and completed the BBC Academy's journalism program. Zaken lecturers on media and journalism at the Hebrew University, the Mandel School and the Interdiscinplinary Center Herzliya. He is the former chair of the Jerusalem Journalists Association.

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