Neglecting weak communities is a ticking bomb, which threatens not only the quality of human capital and Israel’s economic progress, but society’s stability and democracy.
Anyone who cares about Israel’s welfare, and not just reaping political capital, must support the agreement.
By retracting a prize to Breaking the Silence in the name of 'the consensus', Ben-Gurion University has made a dangerous capitulation to the forces that seek to suppress civil society.
The very fact that Dareen Tatour was indicted raises very tough questions about freedom of expression in Israel, and in any case, her continued detention until her case is decided in court is intolerable.
Unlike the British, Israel doesn’t need a referendum to declare its disengagement from Europe and the West. It's well on its way.
Even if Palestinians were throwing rocks as the IDF claims, it was unlawful for the IDF soldiers to open fire on a passing vehicle.
Agreement with Turkey doesn't absolve Israel of responsibility for 1.8 million people in Gaza.
Israelis are paying compound interest on Netanyahu’s war against Obama, to the point that it is undermining the strength and quality of the IDF.
Settler groups and their lawmakers have been pushing for more demolitions as part of their plan to annex Area C. It's not only Sussia and other villages that are at risk, but the possibility of a Palestinian state itself.
Indeed, it's hard to understand how advancing the settlement enterprise in isolated areas of the West Bank accords with advancing a two-state solution.