Listen: An interview with Dr. Shlomo Fischer on the Ben-Gvir phenomenon
Sociology expert Dr. Shlomo Fischer, a senior fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute, expands on extremism in Israeli politics.
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Op-Ed: The New Jewish Underground
Originally posted in The Jerusalem Report For the past several weeks Israel has been inundated with news of attacks on Palestinians, gays and Christian places of worship, all apparently the work of Jewish religious extremists. The two most widely reported incidents were the stabbings of six people, one –16-year-old Shira Banki fatally – by an ultra-Orthodox Jew at a July 30…
Q&A Shlomo Fischer: Some settlers think they’re above the law
By Jennifer Trivia MacLeod, Canadian Jewish News Shlomo Fischer, senior fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) and an expert on radical Jewish extremism, believes recent attacks by young haredi Jews in Israel – against a Galilee church and an Arab family in their home in the village of Duma – represent a new religious extremism. Some young people…