PODCAST: CMEC talks Israel & Gaza with Tom Helm of The National

Charlotte Leslie, Director of CMEC, talks to Thomas Helm, the Jerusalem Correspondent for The National, the important English language daily based in Abu Dhabi, about the recent tragedy and conflict in Israel and Gaza.

Tom talks about the growing crisis on the ground  in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) and the context of the latest conflict that began with the shocking terror attacks on Israel by Hamas on October 7th. 

Approximately 1,400 Israeli citizens are thought to have been brutally murdered and upwards of 3,000 Palestinians are believed to have died so far in the assault by Israel on Gaza. Many children on both sides are believed to have perished in this latest stage of a conflict that seems endless and intractable.