Philip Spencer is Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Kingston University, England, where he founded and directed the Helen Bamber Centre for the Study of Rights, Conflict and Mass Violence. His latest book is Genocide since 1945 (Routledge, 2012).
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.