Even more shameful than the attempt to discriminate against gay couples adopting is the willingness of Justice Ministry lawyers to defend it in the High Court
The writer is the legal analyst of Israel Radio and a senior lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
The tradition of using violence to silence leaders who speak out against abuses of human rights must be rooted out.
The murder of little Eden and Yahav Gur by their father exposes the authorities’ moral failure in dealing with domestic violence.
Considering Ehud Olmert was convicted of using his power to commit criminal offense, court should be reminded that its purpose is to relentlessly persecute criminals in general, and high-ranking officials in particular.
A heavy-handed majority in the Knesset seeks to further tighten the censorship noose by means of an amendment to the law that would make it possible to sue a newspaper for libel, without having to prove damages.
Instead of lighting candles and singing we should protest against the fact that those responsible for Rabin's murder are walking around free.