Patriotic Jews: Start Voting for the Arabs

The old fear that nationalist powers will wipe out liberal democracy in Israel by means of legislation is coming true: the left must rise to the challenge.

The governance bill, which is being legislated by the Knesset before our very eyes, is MK Avigdor Lieberman’s fondest dream come true. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s partner wants to impose Vladimir Putin-style democracy in Israel, and nullify the presence of Arab citizens in its legislature. If he succeeds, it will be the end of the democratic State of Israel and the beginning of...