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Jul 12, 2023

A decision that significantly expanding the federal protections afforded religious employees in the workplace.

Jun 8, 2023

Yossi Klein Halevi, Michael Oren, Jodi Rudoren

Conversation with Yossi Klein Halevi and Michael Oren, moderated by Jodi Rudoren of The Forward.

Jul 17, 2022

Israel’s Law of Return originally allowed people who were Jewish, or who had Jewish grandparents, to immigrate to Israel and automatically become citizens.

Jul 13, 2022

The American future and the Jewish future, including that of our Jewish third-graders today and tomorrow, depend on what we do right now.

Jul 12, 2022

Examining the biblical verses whose conflicting interpretations led to the splitting of paths between these traditions.

Jun 30, 2022

The ruling walks the line between ensuring all citizens are both free to exercise their faith and free from religious coercion.

Jun 2, 2022

Nationalism is one of the most powerful political and ideological forces that exists, so it is no surprise that flags are potent symbols.

Apr 8, 2022

Many assume that this means the imminent return of Netanyahu but things are actually a lot more complicated than they seem at first glance.

Apr 7, 2022

Silman's resignation is soft coercion, to be sure, but it is counterproductive; Judaism and the Jewish character of the State of Israel will suffer for it.

Mar 28, 2022

Israel’s recent experience of rampant expansion of sex segregation in public spaces should serve as a cautionary tale for American policymakers.

Feb 25, 2022

Tani Frank, Director of Hartman's Center for Judaism and State Policy, discusses new conversion legislation in a conversation with journalist Yardena Schwartz.

Feb 1, 2022

Tani Frank, Director of the Center for Judaism and State Policy at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, discusses new legislation on the issue of conversion.

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The End of Policy Substance in Israel Politics