Prof. Gideon Rahat

Why is Israel facing an unprecedented phenomenon of having four elections in two years? This January 24th webinar proposes explanations and presents a comparison of the elections of 2019-2020. Prof. Gideon Rahat also explains why the 2021 elections are both similar and different from the three previous elections.

Prof. Gideon Rahat is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a senior fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute. His research fields are comparative politics and Israeli politics. His interests include political parties, electoral reform, the personalization of politics and candidate selection methods. He has published numerous academic articles and several books.

The slides from his presentations are available in a gallery below the webinar video.