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 lives in Budapest and writes for The Economist,The New York Times, The Times and other publications. He is the author of a number of non-fiction books, including City of Oranges and the Orwell Prize shortlisted Hitler’s Secret Bankers.Daniel Goldman