Opposing the bill doesn’t mean negating Israel’s history, only recognizing that a democratic state cannot identify itself with only part of its population
Right-wing politicians pushed a Knesset law to legalize illegal West Bank outposts. They might have triggered the International Criminal Court to question the legality of every single Israeli settlement.
Not only does Israel have a southern border wall to keep outsiders out, it also bars entry to people from some of the countries named in President Trump’s executive order.
Not least among the resolution's immediate repercussions is that it may give impetus to The Hague to pursue full-blown investigation of settlement construction.
Two important things were missing from the memorial event marking the 21st anniversary of Yizhak Rabin's murder: Palestinians, and recognition of the true problem underlying Israeli society.
As opposed to the rapid and resolute response to racism by a lonely film critic, the response from the governing coalition to rabbi's remarks on gays were mostly flaccid.
When it comes to a peaceful march for granting equality to the LGBT community, the police let the people making threats win.
Claiming that Israeli law doesn’t recognize bereavement rights for LGBT families is a conservative interpretation of the law, which flies in the face of all recent legal rulings and could do more harm than good.
The health ministry needs to adopt a holistic approach to nutrition.
The state has commandeered the gay community for propaganda. The gay pride parade must therefore include the struggle for democracy, equality and freedom for all.