Ultra-Orthodox homophobia isn’t directed exclusively against gays, it’s aimed at anyone who isn’t like them- but their blindness is shared and supported by the state
After throwing a stun grenade at a couple holding an infant, even the police were able to provide in their statement a faint hint of what it's like to act human
Now that her rivals have cleared the path toward leadership, Tamar Zandberg has her work cut out for her
The Likud conducts itself like a militia, like a family in which the collective memory includes bad relations with 'the government' or 'the state'
We don’t know if Hayut tried to get more information from Hila Gerstl, a judge reportedly offered a bribe by a Netanyahu crony. What we do know is that she just swallowed hard and moved on
Many people on the right won’t blink at breaching the rule of law at the behest of their leader
The politician who revealed to be central in police investigations of Netanyahu stands as the prime minister's strongest competition
What's to be done with the Roni Alsheikh malfunction after the 'Uvda' interview?
Was Leaving Likud the Mistake of Moshe Ya'alon's Life? An Interview With Israel's Ex-defense Minister
Moshe Ya'alon wants to be Israel's next prime minister, but his path to the top is unclear. He explains how his close ties with Netanyahu soured, and why he didn't expose the submarine scandal
The brutal removal of Arab MKs to the applause from the remaining lawmakers symbolizes the removal of 20 percent of the population living here from the circle of citizens
Benjamin Netanyahu's response to the nauseating recordings of his son was brilliant: He lowered his family from their glorious Olympus straight into the outstretched arms of his electorate
Reuven Rivlin is a genuine, vital opposition to Netanyahu. This makes him a political threat
A lack of legislation makes it difficult for lesbian couples seeking to recognize maternal legal status for their shared children, and are often left at the whim of the courts
Elections over a law aimed at handcuffing the police who dare to investigate the PM would ask the public: What kind of democracy, if any, exists here?
Analysis Israel's Finance Minister Isn't the 'Responsible Adult' - He's Party to the Crumbling of Rule of Law
Weak in the polls and with zero desire to go to elections, Kahlon is trying to play the hand he has been dealt as best he can. His Kulanu party can say that it is remaining true to its historic role: damage control
Israel already has more than enough political parties who have set themselves the goal of scorning humanistic values, debasing democracy and abusing minorities with pseudo-patriotic justifications – which is nothing but pure and disgusting racism
Such a sharp change in norms sparks panic not just in the criminals or the merely despicable, who find themselves being incriminated, but also among people with no malicious intentions, who all of sudden have become potential suspects
Rightists bow their heads because they dont want to look at the reflection – perhaps ugly, radical and distorted yet still a reflection – of Yigal Amir.
The Lawmaker Who Thinks Israel Is Deceiving the Palestinians: 'No One Is Going to Give Them a State'
Likud MK Miki Zohar supports the annexation of the West Bank but objects to giving Palestinians the right to vote, even if his party colleagues left-wing wife disparage the idea
The Israeli right's attempt to equate the lives, and deaths, of Yitzhak Rabin and Rehavam Ze'evi are part of a broader effort to lend legitimacy to unacceptable extremist ideologies