An electoral threshold too high
Israel’s electoral system has enabled the Arabs and the ultra-Orthodox - to participate in the parliamentary arena. Probably all will agree that this is essential for Israel’s democracy.
Those who promote raising the present electoral threshold for parties to be represented in the Knesset are using the name of governability in vain. As compared to other democracies Israel does not lack in governability. Wars have been fought and won, peace agreements have been negotiated and signed, inflation has been subdued and the economy stabilized, waves of immigration have...
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