A minister is meant to outline a policy, not engage in assuring airtime for artists based on their ethnic origin, the language they sing in or their style.
The Pavlovian, right-wing response is interesting because of from where it derives. Transfer is the answer to every problem, be it Jewish-Palestinian, African refugees and now cats.
If this right-wing government continues to mark its ideological 'enemies,' it will eventually eradicate Israel's democracy.
Netanyahu’s few months as communications minister have proven to be dangerous for journalistic freedom and costly to the Israeli consumer.
MK Moti Yogev wants the Supreme Court to rule selectively: against Palestinians, and in favor of Jewish settlers; Justice Minister Shaked must loudly and clearly condemn his incitement.
As long as Israel's government cannot jumpstart a real peace process, the status quo is critical to preserve calm and prevent violence.
In the real world, outside the realm of speechmaking, Netanyahu is only ready to hold empty and aimless talks with the Palestinians.
A state intent on remaining viable cannot afford to lose control over critical economic apparatuses.
Netanyahu has made clear again and again that he has no intention of adding any substance to his declared readiness for a two-state solution.
Dery's leave from Economy Ministry after just six months exposes the government's weakness in the face of the tycoons, and its failure to protect the public interest.