Aug 4, 2021 • 43M

Progressive American Jews and Progressive Israelis—A young Israeli activist on how they're fundamentally different

A conversation with Alissa Symon: Israeli, Orthodox, feminist, activist, progressive and a PhD Candidate at the University of Oxford

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Like many of the people we interview on the podcast segments of “Israel from the Inside,” Alissa Symon has a fascinating—and unexpected—background. She was raised in Gilo, a Jewish neighborhood on the very southern edge of Jerusalem, commonly called a “settlement” in the international media, in a very religious home. But as she explains, her home wasn’t…

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