Even if it doesn’t resolve the fundamentals of the conflict, the French initiative will at least put it back on the global agenda. And it may generate some original ideas and steps toward a solution.
The police’s job is to protect people, not to turn them into criminals and use them as agents to catch the 'big fish.'
Considerations of environmental safety should not be subordinated to political or military considerations. Israel must deal already in the near future with the issue of ending the facility’s operation.
It's hard to know whether the state's response to the suit filed against it by 52 former haredim was meant to scare the plaintiffs, or whether its shirking of responsibility had spiraled out of control.
The health minister's new campaign against junk food is a good sign and there are many more tools at the government's disposal to tackle this major health issue.
Those living in state-supported hostels pay a high price for failures of the system.
After six years of legal limbo, Interior Minister Arye Dery chooses callousness over Jewish compassion and decides to expel 20 migrant-worker families.
Veering rightward won’t help the Labor Party either in the polls or on Election Day – the public will always prefer to buy racist goods from the source, rather than from a wretched, pale imitation.
The correlation between the expressions and actions of Israeli politicians regarding the Temple Mount and terror attacks is written in blood.
The argument that decades of occupation grant possession of a territory for all eternity is not accepted anywhere in the world.