which, strangely, was overlooked by Ha'aretz, was his attack on extremist andanti-democratic forces in Israel, right, left and haredi. He attacked all those billslimiting freedom of speech and organization, some supported by members of his own Likud Party. He attacked the haredim and the anti-haredim alike. In short, his speech proved what we already know about him - Rivlin is a true democrat and an excellent parliamentarian, but with a political agenda which I couls never accept. He proves the old adage, "I disagree with everything you said, but I will defend your right to say it."
U.S. confirms ISIS computer expert killed in air strike (Reuters)
from the article: 'On its 63rd birthday, Israel is a shining beacon in the Middle East'