The answer lies in whether it was right to appoint the Wharton School’s Amir Yaron to run the central bank
Judge Kaboub would have been the first Muslim and second Arab on the court. But he withdrew his candidacy when he realized the system wouldn't allow more than one Arab judge at a time
The role of the left in the propaganda of the Israeli right is similar to that of the Jew in anti-Semitic propaganda.
After we helped the well-connected folks to plunder public assets and receive astronomical salaries by means of the constitutional revolution, it is destined to go the way of all revolutions and disappear, to enable the new government to do now as it pleases.
A new book presents a wealth of views related to the religionization of the Israel's army and society – and they should disturb anyone who defines himself as Israeli.
Micah Goodman asks us to go back to Yehuda Halevy’s medieval treatise and read it in a different way: not as a book expressing Jewish supremacy, but as a continuing dialogue about universal, humanistic trends integral to Judaism.
Ferdinand von Schirach, grandson of a Nazi war criminal, has written a novel that debunks the belief that Germany's legal system underwent a true reform after the war, so that it was no longer possible to say, 'I was just following orders.'
Israelis like to think of themselves as benevolent employers, at least by regional standards, but they could learn something from the Jordanians.
For over a thousand years, the Aleppo Codex was revered as one of Judaism's most valued texts. Then it came to Israel. In his new book, Matti Friedman documents the book's extraordinary journey and sad fate.
There is no reason to be jealous of Italy's broken politics, but it's important to learn from it in the social field.
The left must raise the flags of the occupation and the growth of inequality at the same time, otherwise it does not have the right to exist.
The attempt to harm the spirit of the free man with a criminal terrorist attack at Hebrew University ten years ago failed miserably.
He was a conservative judge, but also an activist who broke with convention. Moshe Landau, the subject of a new biography, not only left his mark on the Israeli courts, but in effect shaped them. Three words he wrote were, nonetheless, to haunt him until his death a year ago: ‘moderate physical pressure.’
Instead of expressing remorse about the awful fact that until a person immolates himself no one listens to him, everyone is trying to hide the burning embers that Silman left behind.