Dr. Ariel Finkelstein
at the Religion and State Program, The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Center for Shared Society; The Ultra-Orthodox in Israel Program; and Head of the Local Authority Project, Civil Service Reform Program, Center for Governance and the Economy
Dr. Ariel Finkelstein 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. He earned his Phd. At the Department of Political Science at Bar Ilan University. 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.
Photo: Oded Antman