The moment that a 'fear' is sufficient for imposing restrictions, we are distancing ourselves from democracy in the direction of tyranny
While the fight for LGBT equality gained impressive and exciting public support this week, the magnitude of the support seems to be matched by a sneering attitude on the part of some of this paper’s writers
Its ruling denying a petition against the Israeli army's rules of engagement on the Gaza border is misguided, since it believes the IDF will learn lessons from the high number of casualties and look to use more nonlethal methods
A victory for diversity or for propaganda? Can we look at this subject in a manner a little less polarizing, a way that doesn’t choose only one side in this story?
Israel breaches the border whenever it wants to. But when a Gazan approaches the fence, he can find himself shot to death by the Israeli army
In Carolina Landsmann's topsy turvy world, the very fact that Mizrahim and gays have meager representation means the exclusion of heterosexual Ashkenazi men
The government treats Africans as asylum seekers who cannot be deported to their home countries, while at the same time treating them as ‘infiltrators’ who must be jailed and deported
The government's position on LGBT parenthood issues attests to the hypocrisy of pinkwashing
There is a clear bias in the new academic code in favor of the status quo, which is not perceived as political, but as neutral, which it isn’t
Opposing the bill doesn’t mean negating Israel’s history, only recognizing that a democratic state cannot identify itself with only part of its population
Right-wing politicians pushed a Knesset law to legalize illegal West Bank outposts. They might have triggered the International Criminal Court to question the legality of every single Israeli settlement.
Not only does Israel have a southern border wall to keep outsiders out, it also bars entry to people from some of the countries named in President Trump’s executive order.
Not least among the resolution's immediate repercussions is that it may give impetus to The Hague to pursue full-blown investigation of settlement construction.
Two important things were missing from the memorial event marking the 21st anniversary of Yizhak Rabin's murder: Palestinians, and recognition of the true problem underlying Israeli society.
As opposed to the rapid and resolute response to racism by a lonely film critic, the response from the governing coalition to rabbi's remarks on gays were mostly flaccid.
When it comes to a peaceful march for granting equality to the LGBT community, the police let the people making threats win.
Claiming that Israeli law doesn’t recognize bereavement rights for LGBT families is a conservative interpretation of the law, which flies in the face of all recent legal rulings and could do more harm than good.
The health ministry needs to adopt a holistic approach to nutrition.
The state has commandeered the gay community for propaganda. The gay pride parade must therefore include the struggle for democracy, equality and freedom for all.
If the bill allowing harsher punishments for anyone convicted of desecrating the national flag becomes law, it would still be subject to judicial review.
All such tactics have the same goal: To divert discussion from the injustices that left-wing organizations expose into a debate over the organizations themselves.
Right-winger Ayelet Shaked has expressed a desire to appoint more conservative justices, but she might have to do some compromising.
The bill which allows 90 MKs to suspend their fellow lawmakers from parliament is yet another attempt to impose tyranny of the majority.
Proposed law requiring heavily foreign-funded NGOs to wear tags in Knesset is further attempt to terrorize anyone dealing with human rights.
Supreme Court's approval of a class action against the exclusion of women from a Haredi radio station serves as a milestone in the fight for gender equality.
Two rulings this week serve as cracks, although not yet wide enough, in the court’s long-standing tradition permitting destruction of terrorists’ homes regardless of harm to families.
The draft of new legislation regarding detention of asylum seekers is intended to break their spirit, make them leave the country and deter others from coming – purposes declared invalid by the last court ruling.
The May Peleg case isn't just a dispute between a secular and religious way of life or a dispute between a person’s wishes and those of his or her family.
There is no evidence that the northern branch was involved in terrorist activities; banning the organization will serve to radicalize Israeli Arabs.