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"There’s no question authoritarian leaders around the world have drawn inspiration from the fact that the president of the world’s oldest and most powerful democracy is shattering democratic norms."
The letter commends Corbyn for “his unflinching support for the Palestinian people”.
“Anyone who cooperates with the Palestinian Authority against Israel should ask themselves whether their rightful place is in the Palestinian or Israeli parliament,” Edelstein said.
The Nation-State Law caused a kind of earthquake.
By SHERI OZ
How can things seem so good in Israel while the conversation about Israel sounds so cranky?
By GIL TROY
I could not identify last Saturday night with the 20,000 or so demonstrators in Tel Aviv who rallied against the Nation-State Law.
By LIAT COLLINS
When basic laws are easily amended, where the legislature is composed of a single chamber, with government dominance in the legislation, there is a greater fear for abuse of constituent power.
By YANIV ROZNAI
Cast in the terms of modern political science, Israel’s nation-state law formally ends the period of nation building in Israel’s political history and inaugurates the period of state building.
By AVI BERKOWITZ
Nevertheless, please, read the law. I just reread it – and reject this sky-is-falling language. Democracy worked: The bill is better balanced after being repeatedly rewritten. Equality still reigns.
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
Don’t be blinded by the brouhaha over the Nation-State Law. Human rights in Israel are not in a catastrophic decline.
As we debate the pros and cons of the Nation-State Law and analyze whether changes should be made to it, we should take these traditional Jewish values to heart.
By DOV LIPMAN
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.)
By GILAD SHARON
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