Judging books for this year's JQ/Wingate Prize on 1930s European fascism, the fate of refugees refused asylum and mass warfare and its aftermath, it was clear how history refuses to stay neatly in the past.
A place where breaking the silence is illegitimate - is not a democracy.
Political considerations in the Supreme Court justices' appointments have never been so blatant as now.
We must strive to write a history of the Israeli War of Independence that does not seek to blame, to score points and to divide the world into the absolute victimizers and the absolute victims – then we may begin to move forward.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked did not insist on appointing people who are capable of leading the campaign against judicial activism.
After pushing so hard for a values-based, 'unbreakable' U.S.-Israel bond, the Jewish community now faces the aftermath of its pyrrhic victory: two leaders overtly hostile to democratic norms.
Hiring more nursing home inspectors, as the government has promised, is far from the minimum of steps needed to ensure that citizens of all ages in need of public care are treated with dignity.
How will Avigdor Lieberman get the Arabs out of his country − by trains? Obergruppenführer Hans Frank could teach him a thing or two.
VP of New Israel Fund, who was recently delayed upon entering Israel, says 'Netanyahu government has proven that either you agree with Netanyahu's ultra-right wing coalition or you're out.'
Armed with waxed mustaches and dapper clothes, Erbil gentlemen's club looks to improve the sense of style in the Kurdish capital of war-torn Iraq.