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 a BICOM webinar with Dr. Tamara Cofman Wittes about the incoming Biden administration and what it means for Israel and the wider Middle East. Wittes served as deputy assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs at the US State Department from November of 2009 to January 2012.