Why Yishai Must Go

Israel is capable of digesting one dismissal every three decades or even with greater frequency without 'damage to governability.'

Interior Minister Eli Yishai must resign because a major national disaster, the fire on the Carmel, occurred at a time when he was responsible for the firefighting system. Yishai did not set the fire and he did not send its victims to their deaths. However, the flaws in the preparedness for the huge conflagration came within his area of authority and responsibility, and because of his poor performance, he must...