Israel at 70: is the country facing an identity crisis?
Yael Dayan, Yaacov Yadgar, Daniel Goldman
Peace with the Palestinians remains elusive but, given soaring economic disparity, the widening gulf between secular, moderately religious and ultra-Orthodox, the increasingly vocal Arab minority, and the further splintering of consensus between far-left and far-right, does the real threat come from within? Our panel looks to the future.
Yael Dayan served as a member of the Israeli Knesset between 1992 and 2003, and from 2008 to 2013 was the chair of Tel Aviv city council. She is an author and newspaper columnist.Yaacov Yadgar
Adam LeBor is a veteran former foreign correspondent for The Economist, The Times and the Independent. He is the author of fourteen works of fiction and non-fiction, including City of Oranges, about the lives of Arab and Jewish families in Jaffa, which was shortlisted for the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize. He is an editorial trainer at the Financial Times, Monocle and Citywire and is also a creative writing tutor at the Arvon Foundation.