In the Lieberman case, the law enforcement system has badly shot itself in the foot. It must do some soul-searching, while its chiefs must take personal responsibility, with all this implies.
Wise commanders who must choose between shooting at civilians or retreating know there is no point in pursuing the mission.
Disqualifying parties that represent the Arab public would be a serious blow to democracy and broadcast a message of exclusion to this population.
Academic freedom was so embarrassingly violated by Netanyahu's move that two professors chose to censure him on the matter in front of Merkel.
Basic moral principles require that Israel cease destroying cisterns that are essential for the existence of dozens of Palestinian communities.
Even if the level of proof required in a civil suit differs from that in a criminal case, Judge Pilpel's ruling necessitates a re-examination of the incident.
Fans of historical lessons can take comfort in the fact that at least the person who cooked up Israel's economic stew, Netanyahu, will also be the one to eat it
Both sides must be more flexible and reach a temporary solution now, which will bring the nurses back to work. After a new government is set up and a new budget is approved, the sides can once again discuss the nurses' wages.
Those who were hesitating between Labor and Meretz but took comfort in knowing that their surplus vote would strengthen one of the two might find themselves voting Labor but giving Lapid an extra MK
Netanyahu's decision to punish the PA has provoked a confrontation with the international community that might plumb new depths for Israel's international standing. This is a heavy price that cannot be explained away as an investment in national security.