Ariel Finkelstein is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science at Bar Ilan University. He holds a bachelor's degree from the Integrated Program for Philosophy, Economics and Political Science at Hebrew University, and a Master's degree in Public Policy, with a specialization in local government administration and management from Haifa University, as part of the Ministry of Local Government's "Cadets for Local Government" program. His doctorate is on the reciprocal effects of religion and state in Israel, in light of the institutionalization of religious services in the country.
Areas of expertise:
Local government, religion and state Relations in Israel, the National-Religious sector and Haredi Society.