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Gershom Gorenberg Discusses Growing Religious Polarization in Israel


Gershom Gorenberg (Photo: Debbi Cooper/

This week, several thousand Israelis protested against a move by ultra-Orthodox Jews to segregate the sexes.

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That religious polarization in Israel recently has also worked its way into politics and government — between left and right.

New and proposed laws have been passed through the Knesset that author Gershom Gorenberg describe as 'undemocratic'. Host Lisa Mullins talks to him from Jerusalem.