Some things are worth getting up early for, especially when coffee and great conversation are guaranteed. Catch up on the news with The Sydney Morning Herald at the Festival’s first session of the day. Join editors and journalists, and special guest Haaretz journalist Anshel Pfeffer, to hear what’s making headlines and the stories we need to follow.

Supported by The Sydney Morning Herald.

Anshel Pfeffer (International)

Anshel Pfeffer

Anshel Pfeffer has covered Israeli politics and global affairs for two decades. He is a senior correspondent and columnist for Haaretz and the Israel correspondent for The Economist. Bibi: The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu, is Pfeffer’s deeply reported biography of the scandal-plagued Israeli Prime Minister. The New York Times says that “Pfeffer is one of the smartest and most prolific of Israel’s younger generation of journalists” and that Bibi is “superbly timed.” Anshel lives in Jerusalem.