The Knesset is the place to talk
The argument that a Knesset discussion will ‘bury Israel’s natural gas in the ground’ is a no-confidence vote in parliamentary democracy.
A few months ago, opposition leader Shelly Yacimovich, civil society organizations and I petitioned the High Court of Justice seeking to transfer the decision on natural gas exports to the Knesset. Many people lifted an eyebrow. Why is a member of the ruling party petitioning against the government? Let me reassure my critic: This isn’t a private vendetta, nor am I joining the opposition....
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