Politics & Society
Netanyahu and Trump perform a concerning political dance around the recent spike in antisemitic incidents in the US.
Dr. Yael Sternhell of Tel Aviv University analyzes the interplay between physical movement of populations and the redrawing of the social and political order.
Breaking with longstanding policy, the Israeli government plans to build whole new neighborhoods within cities for the Haredim so they would not “take over” neighborhoods now peopled by secular and modern-orthodox folks.
Over the past year, there was a 64 percent growth in the number of registered lobbyists hobnobbing Knesset members to promote specific interests.
Dr. Simon Parizhsky of Moscow’s Eshkolot Center busts a few myths about the “Dark Ages” of the Soviet Union and the “enlightenment” of the post-Communist era.
Dr. Karin Loevy and Dr. Yoav Mehozay discuss how states of emergency are far more prevalent than we’d like to admit, and the repercussions for democracy that this situation entails.