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 Ms. Iraq 2017 who travelled to Israel last week to speak at the AJC Global Forum 2018 about her hopes for the future of the Middle East. Sarah Idan’s family was forced to flee Iraq after an Instagram photo with Israel’s contestant Adar Gandelsman went viral last year.