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Centrism as a cure for the extremes

Like many countries in the world, Israel is also being rocked by waves of populism. But is centrism the answer?

Supporters of French far-right National Rally react at the party election night headquarters, in Paris June 9, 2024. (Lewis Joly/AP)
Supporters of French far-right National Rally react at the party election night headquarters, in Paris June 9, 2024. (Lewis Joly/AP)

Like many countries in the world, Israel is also being rocked by waves of populism. But is centrism the answer? That is the question we tackle today in a conversation with Yair Zivan, the foreign policy adviser to Israel’s leader of the opposition, and the author of the new book “The Centre Must Hold: Why Centrism is the Answer to Extremism and Polarisation.”

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About JPPI – The Jewish People’s Podcast: The Jewish People’s Podcast (JPPI) explores the most pressing issues facing the global Jewish community. Hosted by Yaakov Katz in conversation with leading experts, politicians and thought leaders, the podcast delves into topics such as Israel-Diaspora relations, religious and cultural identity, Israeli politics, and contemporary Jewish life. Each episode aims to inform and engage listeners through insightful discussions and in-depth analysis.

 

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