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Bibi’s Back, Baby

Fifth time's the charm.
Dr. Tomer Persico is a research fellow of the Shalom Hartman Institute. He was the Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies at U.C. Berkeley, where he was also a Senior Research Scholar in the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Dr. Persico is a social activist advocating for freedom of religion in Israel. A leading thinker about secularization, Jewish Renewal and forms of contemporary spirituality, Persico writes the most popular blog in Hebrew

With religion, political corruption, nationalism, and court reform on the ballot, Israel concluded its fifth election in three years. Tomer Persico joins Adaam James Levin-Areddy of The Dispatch Podcast to offer his perspective on Benjamin Netanyahu’s comeback, the rise of religious nationalism in Israel, and the universal language of populism.

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