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 Fortnight is BICOM Director Richard Pater explaining the makeup of the new government and its priorities, what we may expect to see in the coming weeks and months, as well as what options Benjamin Netanyahu now has as leader of the Opposition. He takes questions from an audience on a range of other issues regarding the political significance of the new government in Israel.