Our accumulated experience should teach us a lesson that is the opposite of 'A nation that will dwell alone and not reckon with the nations.'
Israel’s government will be committing a crime against its citizens if it lets slip away the opportunity presented by the upcoming visit of United States Secretary of State John Kerry.
Riki Cohen, as a representative of the Israeli middle class, is the majority of the population in Israel. She is the spine of the economy and society and the only way to help is by stabilizing the entire body.
A High Court ruling on dealing with asbestos waste is a welcome move that significantly reinforces the 'polluter pays' principle.
Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz must put an end to using the IDF for the benefit of illegal settlements.
The flow of natural gas from the Tamar offshore field exemplifies the potential fruits of a partnership between the state and private entrepreneurship, but also its risks.
The unbearable ease with which the IDF, police and Border Police arrest small children shows that Israel is blatantly flouting both UNICEF’s report and its own laws.
Even if it’s difficult to prevent a politician - not to mention a defense minister - from demanding a helicopter, the army must insist on clear criteria in allocating its resources and stick to them. A helicopter is not a private resource.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid needs to make it clear to the public that if he gives in to populists and gives up on the cuts, the deficit will be too high and the economy could deteriorate to the point of a real financial crisis.
As fighting in Syria occasionally leaks across the border, Israel must not make hasty decisions.