Dr. Daniel Rickenbacher is a research associate at the Concordia Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies and a research fellow of the Canadian Institute for Jewish Research. Between 2014 and 2018, Dr Rickenbacher held a position as scientific assistant to the chair of Strategic Studies at the Swiss Military Academy at ETH Zurich, where he conducted research and taught on current military conflicts and terrorism.
Our Voice of the Week features two of Israel’s smaller parties, both aiming to shake up the Knesset, one new and one old. Gonen Ben Yitzchak, former Shin Bet agent, is a co-founder of The Protest Movement for State Leadership party and active in the recent ‘Yellow Vest’ protests in Israel. Yariv Oppenheimer, former head of Peace Now, is a candidate for the left-wing Meretz party.