November 22, 2018

Dr. Shlomo Fischer: The Real Reasons why Israeli Haredis don’t serve in the IDF

Shmuel Rosner and Dr. Shlomo Fischer discuss the Israeli Haredi population and its unique challenges.

Dr. Shlomo Fischer, a senior fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute, teaches sociology in the School of Education at Hebrew University and at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is also currently a research fellow at the Van Leer Institute.

Along with his extensive academic research, he was the founder and Executive Director of Yesodot – Center for Torah and Democracy which works to advance education for democracy in the State-Religious school sector in Israel. He was also one of the founders and is on the Board of the International Summer School for Religion and Public Life which is based in Boston, Mass.

 

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