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Andrea Peto on Illiberalism in Israel

The concept of gender functions as a symbolic binder, i.e. it is the area where illiberal forces define what is the new normal, what is "acceptable." They do this by excluding groups from society through hatred, our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto said in an interview with Izraelinfo.

She talked about being a guest lecturer at the Hebrew University, similarities between the Hungarian and the new Israeli government regarding gender politics, what illiberalism can mean for Israel, and the role of civil society.

Read the full interview (in Hungarian) here.

Cover photo: Facebook / Viktor Orban