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The Question of the Next Israeli Election: An Unexpected Answer

Rani Jaeger discusses what is truly at stake in Israeli politics today.
israel elections hand putting vote in ballot
israel elections hand putting vote in ballot
Dr. Rani Jaeger is a Research Fellow of the Kogod Research Center and head of the recently formed Tanakh Initiative at the Shalom Hartman Institute. He was one of the founders of the Institute’s Be’eri Program for Pluralistic Jewish-Israeli Identity Education. Rani received his doctorate from Bar-Ilan University on Jewish-Israeli culture as perceived by the poet Avraham Shlonsky. He was a participant in the first cohort of the Beit Midrash for Israeli Rabbis and received rabbinical ordination

The legendary mayor of Tel-Aviv and founder of the political party “The Israelis” was recently quoted as saying that he feels Israeli first and Jewish second.

What’s going on in the current Israeli political arena? Rani Jaeger leads a conversation about what is truly at stake in Israeli politics and how Jewish identity has been transformed in Israel amidst political polarization and partisanship.

Program presented in partnership with Westchester Jewish Council Israel Connection, a monthly series on hot topics coming out of Israel.

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