Dr Ruth Calderon is the former Deputy Speaker of the Knesset and current MK for the Yesh Atid party. An educator and Talmud scholar, she co-founded Elul, a pioneering Beit Midrash, and founded and directed the Home for Hebrew Culture (Alma). She is a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute and one of Israel’s leading voices for the revival of a pluralistic Israeli-Jewish identity.
Our Voice of the Week is Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid presenting his vision for Israeli policy at The Brookings Institute as a part of the center’s “Imagining Israel’s Future” series, 25 June 2018. Senior Fellow Tamara Cofman Wittes moderated the conversation.