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What’s Next for Liberalism in Israel?

How do Jews who oppose the values of the coming governing Israeli coalition make themselves heard right now? Can Israel learn from Americans’ experience under Trump?

Supporters of the liberal Labor party react as the results of the Israeli elections are announced, in Tel Aviv, November 1, 2022. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90/ via JTA)
Supporters of the liberal Labor party react as the results of the Israeli elections are announced, in Tel Aviv, November 1, 2022. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90/ via JTA)

In the fallout from Israel’s election, Donniel Hartman, Yossi Klein Halevi, and Elana Stein Hain navigate the strangeness of this moment for many in the liberal Jewish camp who are experiencing it as a moment of mourning. In this episode they ask: How do Jews who oppose the values of the coming governing Israeli coalition make themselves heard right now? Can Israel learn from Americans’ experience under Trump? Is it possible to build bridges with extremists, and is it possible to separate peoples’ ideologies from the candidates they support? Listen here:

For Heaven’s Sake is a podcast from the Shalom Hartman Institute’s iEngage Project that revives the lost art of Jewish debate for the sake of illuminating a topic, not sowing division. The podcast draws its name from the concept of Machloket l’shem shemayim, “Disagreeing for the sake of heaven.”

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