On Friday morning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will stride up to the podium at the United Nations Assembly Hall for the 12th time, aiming to culminate what is arguably the most successful week of his current term in office.
Netanyahu will focus on opportunities and dangers for the Middle East — possibly the chance for Israeli normalization of ties with Saudi Arabia and doubtlessly the ongoing threat posed by Iran's nuclear program.
He will devote only a few lines to the Israeli judicial overhaul fight, according to the Ynet news site, stressing that he is working toward a broad consensus with the opposition if possible, or "with the public" if he is left with no other choice.
As he did in his meeting with US President Joe Biden, Netanyahu will declare that Israel will always be a democracy and that he is committed to protecting the values it shares with the US and other Western allies.
Read the full article at the Times of Israel.
Lazar Berman is the Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter and a Middle East Forum Writing Fellow.