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JPPI’s Podcast: Shlomo Fischer and John Ruskay on the way for better Haredi and non-Haredi cooperation

Dr. Shlomo Fischer, Dr. John Ruskay and Shmuel Rosner discuss JPPI’s 2019 dialogue – which focused on the Growth of the Haredi Communities in the Diaspora.

John S. Ruskay is Executive Vice President emeritus of UJA-Federation of New York, a senior partner of JRB Consulting Services, and a senior fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute. He served as a Commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom from May 2016 to May 2018. Ruskay is an author and lecturer on issues affecting the Jewish people.

Dr. Shlomo Fischer, a senior fellow at the Jewish People Policy Instiude, teaches sociology in the School of Education at Hebrew University and at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is also currently a research fellow at the Van Leer Institute. His research interests include the nexus of religion, politics and class in Israel, contemporary religion and the sociology of the Jewish people. He has published extensively on radical religious Zionism and the West Bank settlers as well as on the Shas movement.