Hiring more nursing home inspectors, as the government has promised, is far from the minimum of steps needed to ensure that citizens of all ages in need of public care are treated with dignity.
Israel social protest
Harvard researchers just released some revelatory findings about the power of protest. But does that also apply to a country without a history of mass protest like Israel?
The movement used to balance its backing of the settlement enterprise with socioeconomic concerns, but those days have long gone.
Judge cites the novel's 'indictment of society's attitude toward the weak' and frees the man in his 20's, who was arrested after tasking shelter in a kindergarten classroom.
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Israeli and Palestinian rights activists have weathered many years of repeated and well-coordinated attacks on democratic and liberal values. But we're still here. And we have hard-won lessons to offer.
Israeli tycoon left a Mossad career for business, won the bottling franchise in Israel in 1967 and built a business empire with the profits.
For Netanyahu and Lieberman, the only Israeli voters who matter at all, are the pro-Kahane, pro-incitement online thugs of the farthest right.
Hagai Amit made a bid to reignite the spirit of the social protest. The masses prefer their smartphones.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ignored the social protest’s demands. We face an ongoing housing crisis, a collapse of social services and a soaring cost of living.
Five years on from the social protest movement of 2011, the question is whether it succeeded or failed. To answer that, we must go back to the protest’s initial goals.