Us and Them: Intersections in Israeli Society

US AND THEM – INTERSECTIONS IN ISRAELI SOCIETY
 
HOSTED BY DR. TAL BECKER, SENIOR FELLOW, SHALOM HARTMAN INSTITUTE
FEATURING DR. EINAT WILF, FORMER MEMBER, ISRAELI KNESSET
TOMER PERSICO, PhD CANDIDATE, CONTEMPORARY RELIGION, TEL AVIV U.
 
Many different demographic and socioeconomic sectors function within Israel’s narrow borders. Sixty-five years on, little has been done to integrate these factions and certain policies may even have been instrumental in increasing their number and polarity. On the other hand, the availability of information and new media have made the boundaries in which these groups live more permeable. What is the extent of this phenomenon within each sector and beyond? How do minority groups in Israel affect the nation’s character?