In recent years two interrelated phenomena have come increasingly to threaten the stability of Israeli democracy: the polarization of its political culture and the deterioration in the civility of its public discourse. The dialogue between Rabbi Sacks and Amos Oz is important because it contains within it a basis for overcoming these problems.

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The Argov Center for the Study of Israel and the Jewish people studies the entire range of topics relevant to the identity of Israel as a Jewish state and to expressions of that identity. Within that framework, the Center focuses on two major clusters of interest.

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