It’s a painful ritual that we’ve experienced many times before. Or is this time different?
We seem to have become a country on strike.
Nevertheless if there were to be a war tomorrow, “even with this law I’d be the first to the frontlines. It’s not for the country, it’s for my land and my family,” Mourad said.
There are legitimate positions on all sides of these issues.
IDI President Yohanan Plesner said the practical impact of the bill was currently merely “symbolic and educational.”
This law is a nothingburger without a bun, or a patty, a plate or a pickle. It does nothing new and it says nothing new.
The Jewish nation-state law is upright, reasonable and required. It should be passed by the Knesset.
The conference will be broadcast in Hebrew on the Israel Democracy Institute website.
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein said the bill is “absurd” and should be blocked - the first time in five years as speaker that Edelstein has recommended such a thing.