Leadership has a duty to fight isolation, alienation and hostility between the two parts of the Israeli population. Lack of response indicates encouragement for feelings of hatred toward Israeli Arabs.
It’s easy to rally public support against artists and cultural institutions by depicting them as 'traitors' who endanger the state’s existence.
Sarid was a principled and courageous man, determined and humble, yet one who recognized his own worth. He wanted a just society that for its own good must free itself of the burden of ruling another people.
Home demolitions are legally and morally unacceptable.
Instead of giving in to incitement and violence, police must do their duty to protect the organization.
Israeli leaders used to accuse their Arab interlocutors of doublespeak; Netanyahu has upgraded his diplomacy to triplespeak.
Time after time the state passed bills seeking to mistreat asylum seekers, and time after time these were struck down by the High Court. It's time to put a halt to this farce.
Only Benjamin Netanyahu can truly fly the flag of November 29, a day that will live in the consciousness of Israelis and Palestinians alike.
This week marks the end of the second month of the most recent wave of violence, but are the Palestinian knife attackers and car-rammers Israel's biggest problem?
The same sober, realistic army that knew there was no military solution to the occupation is offering a band-aid solution that will ultimately bring the responsibility for the situation onto its own head.