How to Stop Israel's Democracy From Turning Into an Ethnocracy

Tomer Persico, a scholar of religion, says secular Israelis find themselves doubting their moral backbone because they don’t feel Jewish enough. To remedy that, they need to assert an autonomous Jewish identity that challenges the Orthodox narrative.

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Talking to: Tomer Persico, 42, research fellow at the Hartman Institute and academic director of Midreshet Alma for Hebrew Culture, in Tel Aviv. Where: His office in Tel Aviv. When: Wednesday at 11 A.M. Wants...