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.
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.
The new Basic Law was passed to fill a constitutional void.
It's a message Netanyahu pushed at the 2015 elections and continued to push this week.
“In contrast to the outrageous comments from the left attacking the Jewish state, I was touched by the sentiments of our brothers and sisters in the Druze community,” Netanyahu said.
So the question arises as to whether the nation-state bill is essentially just a declaration, and what – if any – problems does it generate?
This bill is superfluous and will do far more harm than good.