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 a timely Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) podcast titled ‘Debates on the Use of Military Force’, which discusses when the use of lethal force and AUMFs (Authorizations for the Use of Military Force) are legitimate. The podcast is hosted by Director of the CSIS International Security Program, Kathleen H. Hicks, and guests include Melissa Dalton (CSIS), Richard Fontaine (Center for a New American Security) and Luke Hartig (New America).