The government fight against the anti-Israeli boycott movement is pushing the police to do more than their job in a manner both dangerous and illegal.
It is up to us to keep our government in line and ensure political freedoms for all.
The fear that Avichai Mendelblit will seek to protect the prime minster who appointed him does not add to the public’s faith in his decisions.
It appears that Israel is in an endless loop in which violence and terrorism lead to more violence and terrorism, with no end in sight.
The court said the state may confiscate East Jerusalem property held by West Bank residents. That reflects intolerable harm to property rights in a democratic state.
The very fact that the government is discussing the illegal outposts after the High Court has ruled undermines the most basic principles of the rule of law.
The question that remains is: Does this lack of confidence stem from the electoral system that brought to the Knesset representatives who have lost the public's confidence, or could the same system have produced more worthy representatives if they had been chosen based on a different value system?
The boycott bill is an imposition of the views of the majority on the minority, essentially shutting the latter up.
Even if the government has the authority to sanction the outpost from a legal point of view, is it possible from a diplomatic point of view?
Three years after Gilad Shalit's kidnapping, the reality of his captivity harms the collective consciousness of mutual responsibility.
The pleasant surprise in the battle for the ?House of Contention? is the willingness of the law-enforcement authorities to assist and support a Palestinian who had been unjustly stripped of ownership.
Weakening the public's faith in the democratic character of Israel, both at home and abroad, will ultimately also damage the legitimacy of its Jewish character.
The purchase of an asset by Israelis in the heart of a Palestinian population is not only a controversial matter in Israel, but is also seen by the local population as a provocative act.