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Jewish Journal/JPPI Podcast

JPPI Podcast: Dr. Shlomo Fischer and Shmuel Rosner discuss the almost daily protests that are taking place in Jerusalem; who are the protesters, why are they protesting and how does the current protest compare to past Israeli protests?

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.