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What Israel’s Election Tells Us About the State of the State at 75

Yossi Klein Halevi explores whether Israel’s inability to agree on a government speaks to larger challenges.
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Photo: zilber42/AdobeStock
Yossi Klein Halevi is a Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Together with Imam Abdullah Antepli of Duke University and Jennifer Raskas, he co-directs the Institute’s Muslim Leadership Initiative. Yossi is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor and co-host with Donniel Hartman and Elana Stein Hain of the Institute’s award-winning podcast, For Heaven’s Sake. He is also the author of Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli

Israel’s fifth election in four years presented a particular political challenge that its founders could have never imagined. On November 21 at Temple Israel in West Bloomfield, Michigan Yossi Klein Halevi reflected on the results of Israel’s most recent election and explored Israel’s challenges as it approaches 75 years of statehood.

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