Podcast: Daniel Gordis on the Israeli Supreme Court's New Conversion Ruling

The Israeli intellectual joins us to explain his country’s newest conversion controversy, and the underlying tensions it illuminates within Israeli public life.

A left-wing protester argues with a ḥaredi man during protest on September 29, 2010, in the Meah Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel. Menahem Kahana/AFP via Getty Images.

A left-wing protester argues with a aredi man during protest on September 29, 2010, in the Meah Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel. Menahem Kahana/AFP via Getty Images.

Observation
March 11 2021
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Daniel Gordis is the Koret Distinguished Fellow at Shalem College in Jerusalem and the author, most recently, of We Stand Divided: The Rift Between American Jews and Israel.

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