Neglecting weak communities is a ticking bomb, which threatens not only the quality of human capital and Israel’s economic progress, but society’s stability and democracy.
In practice, the Knesset approved a deeply problematic law that apparently derogates too much from basic rights, such as the right to due process, and to freedom of expression.
If Omar Mateen was indeed a closeted gay man, the massacre’s initial symbolism as an Islamist homophobic attack has been uncomfortably overtaken by a revenge narrative. Tel Aviv’s LGBT community has been there before.
Donald Trump is a backlash against an extraordinary leap forward in American national identity that has no parallel across the Atlantic.
It will be hard to go back to seeing Istanbul the way I once did. Sadly, we are reaching an age in which few cities worth visiting will be untouched by terrorism.
Anyone who cares about Israel’s welfare, and not just reaping political capital, must support the agreement.
There would have been no Israeli compensation to Turkey, no Israeli raid on a Turkish flotilla and no flotilla at all, for that matter, if Israel hadn't imposed its suffocating blockade on Gaza in the first place.
Following public pressure, 1.5 million pages on the Yemenite affair are set to be published by the end of the year in an attempt to solve a 70-year-old mystery.
U.S. Election 2016
Presumptive republican candidate's ratings are best in China, presumably because 39% of the public failed to respond; Hillary fares better.