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Preserving Israel’s Jewish character

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?

By AMIEL UNGAR
22/08/2018
Israel Border Police soldiers plant trees for Tu Bishvat, January 24, 2013.

My word: Not burned out but resilient

I could not identify last Saturday night with the 20,000 or so demonstrators in Tel Aviv who rallied against the Nation-State Law.

MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint List) at the Knesset August 8, 2018.

Israel’s Nation-State Law: Not unnecessary but defective

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.

By AVINOAM BAR-YOSEF
11/08/2018

On nationality: A good law

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.)

Protests against the nation-state bill in Tel Aviv, July 14th, 2018

Only Jews can stop this disgrace

There is only an Israeli problem, and Israelis are the ones who will have to stand strong against the annihilation of democracy here.

By MOHAMMAD DARAWSHE
06/08/2018

Netanyahu’s adviser to 'Post': Nation-State law critics are misinformed

The new Basic Law was passed to fill a constitutional void.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a weekly cabinet meeting in May 2018.

Netanyahu sows division again: It’s ‘us or them’

It's a message Netanyahu pushed at the 2015 elections and continued to push this week.

30/07/2018
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the cabinet meeting July 29, 2018

Netanyahu: Left criticism of Nation-State Law 'absurd'

“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.

29/07/2018

Nation-state bill strikes blow to minorities

So the question arises as to whether the nation-state bill is essentially just a declaration, and what – if any – problems does it generate?

18/07/2018
An Israeli flag is seen near the Dome of the Rock, located in Jerusalem's Old City

The nation-state bill is a constitutional abandonment of diaspora Jewry

This bill is superfluous and will do far more harm than good.

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