Mati Wagner is the editorial page editor of The Jerusalem Post. He received rabbinical ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and is completing an MA in Contemporary Judaism at Bar Ilan University. His thesis focuses on the use of religion in Israel Defense Forces. He has provided news analysis for BBC, IBA News, Radio France, and ABC and has written for JTA and Commentary. He lives in Ma'ale Adumim with his wife and eight children.
Remarkably and dismally, Israel, which faces such formidable demographic challenges is (as a recent report by Israeli think tank the Metzilah Center noted) “the only Western democracy that still lacks an immigration policy.”