One of the great Jewish philosophers of the 19th century was Samson Raphael Hirsch (1808-88), a German Orthodox rabbi.
Lion acknowledged the presence of each as well as of city council members Hagit Moshe and Laura Wharton, who had been a thorn in the side of Lion’s predecessor, Nir Barkat.
A constitutional amendment that aimed to assert Israel’s Jewishness has stirred up a political hornets’ nest while seeking to offset the Jewish state’s judicial revolution
The hoary two-state solution assumes that there will be a Muslim Arab state ethnically cleansed of Jews and then there will be another state but comprised of whom?
I could not identify last Saturday night with the 20,000 or so demonstrators in Tel Aviv who rallied against the Nation-State Law.
The Israeli Nation-State Law is not unnecessary, but it is defective. It ignores the value of equality for every newborn, for every human being.
A crowd forms around Rabin Square in Tel Aviv as the second consecutive protest against the Nation-State Law begins
It should be abundantly clear that Israel honors those who make sacrifices for it (perhaps that will convince anyone who is unwilling to carry a stretcher on their shoulder to change their ways.)
There is only an Israeli problem, and Israelis are the ones who will have to stand strong against the annihilation of democracy here.