Israel still has proportional representation, allowing fringe parties like Shas to have outsized influence. Get rid of it, and perhaps Israel will stop being governed like one of those short-lived French Republics. A stable, two-party system would go a long way to neutering the fringe.
Firebomb thrown during demonstration in northern Israeli town of Umm al Fahm (Haaretz)
from the article: Think Israel's a lost cause? Ten reasons to think again