We are standing on the cusp of a tidal wave of return, one that will see countless Jewish descendants reconnect with Jewry. Let’s embrace this opportunity.
The general picture produced by the Democracy Index is of a manic-depressive society.
Ze'ev Elkin is currently pushing for an amendment to be made to the Basic Law to change the capital's borders.
There is a tendency to ignore the flaws and inequalities in American society and to prefer the US over Europe.
“Israel is changing before our eyes,” he said. “There is no clear majority and there is no clear minority.”
The Democracy 2030 is a project of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, an international body for lawmakers, examining the past, present and future of democracy.
Israel's life expectancy, it noted, is higher than the OECD average. Without increses in the retirement age, the report argued, people will be spending in retirement will increase 1.5 times by 2055.
Today's population of 8.4 million is forecast to reach 15.6 million by 2059 and 20.6 million in a high case scenario.
In Israel, we are afraid of the other, of those that are different than us.
The deputy foreign minister says “Israel has to return to its vision of ingathering of the exiles."