The Israel Democracy Institute: Pursuing Democracy in "The Jewish State"
Publication Date: January 2006
Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Fall 2006, pp.16-17.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Advocacy; Community Development; Public Policy; Zionism
Coverage: Israel Israel
The author discusses the work of the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI), an Israeli think tank whose stated purpose is to promote structural, political and economic reforms, among other things. The author evaluates the IDI's publications, its involvements in Israeli government, and its approach to the question of how a Jewish state can also be a fully democratic state.