What kind of state do we want to live in – one that reflects the spirit of Gadi Eisenkot and Yitzhak Rabin, or one embodying racist, messianic rabbis?
It’s not by chance that Netanyahu is personally promoting two bills over which a black flag flies.
If an abominable apartheid exists in the education system, at least let free, non-religious education be in free and humanist hands.
Knowledgeable and generous in describing the Orthodox approach, Dafna Meir presented her egalitarian and feminist position without being coercive or judgmental.
Any of the four moderate Knesset members from Kulanu could bring down the Netanyahu government, could stop the madness, by voting against the budget.
Prayer is not what's in the mind of extremist rabbis who encourage their flock to visit the Temple Mount.
Alsheich is a brilliant theologian. The wise men who were his superiors in the Shin Bet feared his ideological influence, were he to become head of the organization.
Words meant to comfort us when Jews were weak and victimized have become tools of vengeance now that we have power and weapons.
When a left-wing artist says a scrap of a sentence against Israeli policy, the government mob attack goes wild. When a pop singer incites against Arabs, he is invited to the PM's residence to sing the national anthem.
The time for repressing is over: Most of Orthodox Judaism in Israel is being taken over by a violent, racist, messianic theology.
If Kahlon doesn’t have the guts, then two of his people must do it instead, and join a vote of no-confidence that will put a stop to the dangers of Netanyahu.
Netanyahu’s continued rule is turning a country of people who fled racism into the country of a leader with his own media, legal system and police.
The Kurds must get a state, as must the Sunnis in Syria and Iraq. And don’t forget the Palestinians.
The leader of Kulanu must build an axis with Zionist Union over socioeconomic issues and avoid joining Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition.
If Meretz supporters switch to Zionist Union at the last moment 'to save the homeland,' the homeland will suffer.
If Lapid prevents a government of Herzog, Kahlon and the Haredim, the system will once again align itself – unwillingly – in favor of Netanyahu.
There is only one person to blame for turning Sara into a lightning rod for blame and object for incitement - her husband.
The campaign Netanyahu is leading against Herzog and Livni is nothing short of calling them 'traitors.' Last time he did that, a prime minister was murdered.
Israel needs leadership that is perceived as humanistic and progressive, the kind that is committed to the promises written in Israel’s Declaration of Independence – equality, freedom, and human rights.
And an upheaval must have an historic, democratic and equitable foundation.
To form a government that can reverse the country's direction, personal egos must be set aside - and the example must be set by Yair Lapid.
Israel can either become mired in racist apocalyptic messianism, or once again be a humane and rational country with borders.
The man who led the anti-Rabin demonstrations that preceded the assassination was none other than Benjamin Netanyahu. The only goal that should be pursued now is for him to go home.
With the redrawing of borders in the Middle East, Israel faces a once-in-a-century opportunity. But Israel's leaders are doing nothing.
A pragmatic policy could help secure Israel’s position in the region
The choice of a messianic, racist, Jewish society is not yet accepted by most Israelis - so Netanyahu has made the tactical decision to conceal present his actions as a prolonged reprisal action.
The issue highlighted by the Unit 8200 letter was less one of human rights than the fundamental issue of why the army is perpetuating the occupation.
Prime Minister Netanyahu is sacrificing his country's most prized possession: an open, revolutionary and humanist culture.
The elimination of the curse of colonial borders imposed on Iraq, not to mention other countries, is of utmost urgency.
The premier has sought, and found, ways to undermine prospects for peace.