Marlene Gallner is currently completing her graduate degree in Austrian Studies at the University of Vienna. Her research interests include varied faces of antisemitism including anti-Zionism, social philosophy and Critical theory. She has worked at the Moshe Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University, and has organised a number of conferences and seminars on antisemitism and the aftermath of National Socialism at the University of Vienna and in summer camps in Germany, Austria and Israel.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is the first speech by Israel's new Prime Minister, Yair Lapid. He spoke of the 'common good' that unites all Israelis: 'a Jewish, democratic, liberal, strong, advanced, and prosperous Israel'.