ISIS well understands that the Internet and social media have become key in the battle for hearts and minds.
Merav Michaeli is a member of the Knesset for the Zionist Union. She is Chair of the Caucus for Female Knesset Members, and is a member of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
How rare it is that we take the stage from the feminist position, and ask not how we as a society can save the underprivileged women - but how we as women can save our society.
My greatest uncertainty since joining Israel's Labor Party one week ago is over whether it is indeed possible to influence reality from there.
Us Israelis show no respect for the peace treaty with Egypt or the one with Jordan, or for the Saudi peace initiative or the opportunities for peace with Syria that once existed. And we certainly show none for the possibility of peace with the Palestinians.
A new initiative is trying to get all of the non-voters to understand that, by staying away, they are in fact giving power to the ultra-Orthodox and the extreme right.
The $100 million that Sheldon Adelson is supposedly investing in Romney is a lot of money - it's not for nothing that his campaign slogan targeting Jews to oppose Obama is ‘buyer's remorse’
To this day, there is no single authority responsible for the Dead Sea; there is no agency that determines how much can be pumped out.
Of course, it doesn't occur to former PM Olmert to apologize for breach of trust to the public that elected him. On the other hand, apparently the court too doesn't think Olmert has to apologize to us.
In every discussion of "growth" here everyone says Arab women must join the workforce. But nobody says who will do the work that they - like all women - are doing at home instead.
What could have been an amazing opportunity to reorganize Israeli society and reduce its internal tensions remains a ticking bomb of the type from which not even America can save us.
Had the government ordered the dismantling of large pyramids three years ago, it would have been possible to prevent the crash of IDB Holdings.
In the U.S., Canada, Australia and U.K. they have done away with mandatory retirement by age, but in Israel the finance minister prefers to insist on the struggle to raise the retirement age for women.
Understanding matters of security and life and death are also an asset and symbol of masculinity; and secular men, like religious men, do not allow women to step into their holy of holies.
The threat to the home front is not what is important. Not the dead, the injured, the destruction and the devastation. All that is dwarfed.
David Blatt, the Israeli poised to win a medal for Russia, shares insights on what Israel can do differently for the next Olympics.
It's impossible to broadcast content that spoils the show for the advertisements and the advertisers.
Here we are, looking at the history of the Palestinians, which it is forbidden by law for us to mention, and failing to understand that it is also our history.
The prime minister doesn't want 'extreme situations' such as Moshe Silman's case to reach the media.
If you want to know what norms prevail in a given society, one sure way to find out is to observe its legal rulings, and to learn from them.
The Histadrut long abandoned its alliance with the workers - its alliance now is with those in power.
The less legitimate Netanyahu's regime gets, the more the demonstrations threaten it, and the less hesitant he is to use violence to suppress them.
In Israel, as usual, the government doles out sanctions rather than solutions.
The book industry crisis is essentially the story of the power struggle that pervades this country's society and economy in a nutshell.
Men go out in winter without a coat to demonstrate masculinity, and they will never dare to admit being cold in air-conditioning, so as not to risk being called a chick.
The authorities should accept refugee applications and review them individually. Illegal migrants can be returned to their countries, while refugees should be allowed to stay in Israel
For many years, less and less funding has gone to welfare, education, healthcare (physical and mental), and every social problem is thrown at the police and its offshoots.
Cancelling marriage will open up the way to true freedom, to equality and also to love.
In the run-up to the next election, a moment before we draft 'everyone,' it's high time to close the rabbinical courts and abolish them.
We are helplessly caught between the fear that Netanyahu is drumming into us, of a holocaust perpetrated against us by Iran, and the fear that Diskin and Dagan are drumming into us, of a holocaust perpetrated against us by Netanyahu.
Quite a few countries changed their national anthem. Shouldn't we?