Foreign lecturers as well as Palestinian lecturers who studied or taught abroad are being expelled from West Bank academic institutes with a form of bureaucratic violence
As the poor live in fear that the bailiffs will enter their homes and take the little they have left, Israel's tycoons live a life of riches, without paying back their debts.
In recent years, a whiff of privatization has crept into the universities through the way in which the planning and budgeting committee operates.
The reconciliation of Hamas and Fatah is an opening for Israel to secure the release of Gilad Shalit, for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners to be released and for all Israeli soldiers serving in occupied territories to return home.
We do not have to continue to obliterate the past of the Arabs who lived in this land. It would be better to acknowledge the pain of their loss and offer them peaceful coexistence.
In a country in which people live in fear, it is not only our right but our duty to offer a space of hope.
Only on foot will the Brazilian president really feel Jerusalem and the essence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Israel Police arrests drums and drummers in order to keep order. And order in Jerusalem means that Jews are by law more equal than Arabs.
Many wise men, including even our president, have mobilized to explain why the fact-finder is warped.
We marched with Tel Avivians in the Gay Pride parade and we need you at our side to demonstrate against racism and violence in Jerusalem as well.
Until now, men on the left and the right have been running the country and didn't do very well. It's time for women. Does anyone believe that Gilad Shalit would still be held captive if 50 of the MKs were women?
One of the world's leading jazz festivals must also be committed to international standards of environmental protection.
Is it possible that Gilad Shalit is still in captivity and the Qassam fire is continuing not because there is no one to talk to, but because we don't want to hear what the Palestinian leaders have to say?
It's a pity Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni did not stay to listen to the youthful participants at the Israel Model United Nations (IMUN) conference last month and to answer their questions.
Na'ima, 9, is still at home. Not one school in the city could find a place for her. Thousands of pupils in East Jerusalem are in the same situation.
On Sunday, World Bank representatives held a public hearing on the planned Dead Sea-Red Sea Canal, and were astonished by the harsh criticism.
But the future of the Palestinian youngsters who are sitting in jail, far from their families, is tied up with the future of Israeli youth who are about to take the bagrut exam in Civics.
Ever since the students went on strike in 1998 they have been demanding an increase in the number of scholarships and porgrams that exempt them from tuition fees in return for contributing to the community.
We, eight Israelis, had come in response to an invitation from Rabbis for Human Rights to help Palestinians in Kalil, a village near Hawara, harvest olives.
In a country that sanctifies memory, erasing Palestinian history is not only immoral, it is also foolish. We will not be able to build a future worthy of the name here if we erase and deny the memory of thousands of Palestinian refugees.
Here in Israel, people from one group have more rights than those from the other group. Perhaps instead of saying that we will never talk about the right of return, we should try to talk with the Palestinians about our rights and theirs.