A New Israeli Consensus

Sure, its politics are chaotic. But on several of the most important issues, Israel today is less divided than it has been in a long time.

Israelis at an election rally in Tel Aviv in 2015. ABIR SULTAN/epa/Corbis.

Israelis at an election rally in Tel Aviv in 2015. ABIR SULTAN/epa/Corbis.

Neil Rogachevsky
Response
June 15 2015
About the author

Neil Rogachevsky teaches at the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.

From skydiving to windsurfing, Israelis are notorious aficionados of extreme sports. As the events of 2015 have demonstrated, and not for the first time, they also take their politics the same way.

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