Yossi Klein Halevi is a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. He was a visiting professor of Israel Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York in 2013. His latest book, “Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation,” (2013) won the Jewish Book Council’s Everett Family Foundation Jewish Book of the Year Award.
Our Voice of the Week is The Jerusalem Report interview with Yohanan Plesner, the President of the Israel Democracy Institute and a contributor to our upcoming edition of Fathom Journal: Israel at 70. The interview also features Dorit Beinisch, the former President of the Supreme Court of Israel. They discuss their belief that Israel can strike the right balance between being a strong democracy and a Jewish state.