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Yitzhak Klein

Yitzhak Klein is the Director of Policy Research for the Kohelet Policy Forum.
Articles by Yitzhak Klein

The Rise of Conservatism in Israel

Israeli society was long perceived as culturally, socially, and polit­ically liberal, similar in orientation to societies in North America and western Europe. Its more recent rightward turn has thus triggered much hand-wringing—both at home and among friends abroad. Those whom Menachem Mautner terms Israel’s “liberal for­mer hegemons” (LFHs), secular Ashkenazi Jews in law, media, business,…

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