The Tel Aviv Labor Court's decision that a religious high school must pay compensation to a teacher fired for being pregnant while single should send a message to all those communities that enjoy broad autonomy in determining their lifestyle.
Rather than express 'concern' for the Palestinians by excluding them from Jewish bus lines, it would behoove the prime minister to immediately put a stop to this racist segregation.
The new policy being formulated by Israeli authorities, which would force Israeli citizens of Gaza wishing to enter the country to undergo invasive tissue-culture testing, must be stopped.
The Kahan report led to the removal of Ariel Sharon from his position as defense minister while hurting the careers of other officers in Military Intelligence and the IDF’s ground forces.
A complex, conflicted reality calls for critical, not mobilized, art. True, in some countries this is not the case. Israel must not become one of them.
What was the attorney general thinking when he barred the police from investigating allegations that a magistrates court judge beat his children, and did he remember that his chief responsibility is to the public, including children, and not to the judges?
The secret deportation of Sudanese migrants who were sent back to Sudan via a third country over the past few months cannot be defined as anything other than state-perpetrated smuggling.
The widespread use of libel suits and legal threats, including against ordinary citizens who protest or voice criticism, as documented by the Association for Civil Rights, is a serious blow to the already fragile fabric of democratic life in Israel.
The Palestinian issue must now be Israel’s first order of business, if it doesn’t want to deal with another intifada.
It would be a mistake to attribute the violence in the territories solely to an anniversary or to a hunger strike that has already garnered international attention.