The harsh reaction to a Jerusalem councilman who gloated after an Arab peddler's wares were confiscated was heartening, but most humiliations against the community fail to raise a similar protest
Idit Shafran Gittleman
Idit Shifran Gitelman is a postdoctoral fellow in law at Tel Aviv University.
'It’s worth clarifying if there is a connection between the picture that the prime minister and others seek to instill in our consciousness, and reconciling oneself with the deaths of more than 60 people on the Gazan border'
On the occasion of International Women’s Day we should devote some thought to the impact the IDF chief of staff's remarks on feminism have on young women who are about to be drafted
A new textbook for state religious elementary schools is infuriatingly simplistic in its treatment of the events leading up to Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination
Pupils received books with material explaining things like when a Jewish soldier can sleep with a non-Jewish female captive, and how to demand something from non-Jews that belongs to us
The public support for a soldier being prosecuted for shooting a disarmed terrorist indicates how far Israel's security mantra is eroding basic humanitarian and democratic norms.
As much as male opposition to integrating women into key religious roles is annoying, the fact that many women identify with this opposition is far more infuriating.
The education system should strive for uniformity in its textbooks and other teaching materials - not because there are no differences between the religious and secular sectors, but because we all live in one society.