Stav Shaffir is a Zionist Union MK and head of the Knesset and OECD transparency committees.
Yehoshua’s plan for escaping the despair – establishing a binational federation – is the mirror image of the right thing to do
Haaretz columnist Yossi Verter went out of his way to portray me as a bully who intimidates the delicate, vulnerable coalition members. This is my answer to the Zohars and the Verters.
The first person in the world, outside of the U.S., expected to react to such events like those in Charlottesville is the prime minister of Israel – the state of the Jewish people. So where the Israeli government keeps quiet, we speak out
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ignored the social protest’s demands. We face an ongoing housing crisis, a collapse of social services and a soaring cost of living.
The minute the state is run without a real planned budget with clear, written goals, every day becomes a day for shady deals. With the Arab community, too.
Labor MK Stav Shaffir writes that only when the budget process is made transparent will the government stop catering to special interests.