The Criticisms of Israel's Nation-State Law Are Very Strange

Some of the people who now criticize the law were for it only a few years ago.

October 31, 2018 | Moshe Koppel,Eugene Kontorovich
About the author: Moshe Koppel is a member of the department of computer science at Bar-Ilan University and chairman of the Kohelet Policy Forum in Jerusalem. Eugene Kontorovich is a professor at George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law, director of its Center for International Law in the Middle East, and a scholar at the Kohelet Policy Forum in Jerusalem.
This is a response to Why All the Outrage over Israel’s Nation-State Law?, originally published in Mosaic in October 2018

Yuval Diskin, the former director of the Shin Bet, giving a speech against the new nation-state law. Gili Yaari/NurPhoto via Getty Images.

We are grateful to all four respondents to our essay in Mosaic on Israel’s nation-state law. Since each of them addresses a different aspect of the issue, we’ll reply individually in the order in which they were published.

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