Israeli democracy

Congratulations to Mahmoud Abbas on the eleventh year of his four-year term!

March 23 2015 12:01AM

His election-day remarks may have been ill-advised, but they didn’t change anything.

Jonathan Tobin
March 19 2015 12:01AM

Can Israel continue to be both Jewish and democratic? According to Evelyn Gordon, that depends on your definition of democracy. The answer is emphatically yes,. . .

Feb. 10 2015 12:01AM

A recent survey by the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI) finds a precipitous drop in the proportion of Israeli Jews who assign equal value to the. . .

Jan. 20 2015 12:01AM

A recent survey of Israel’s Arab minority suggests that the majority have positive attitudes toward the Jewish state and its institutions. Evelyn Gordon writes:

Jan. 12 2015 12:01AM

Proposed legislation in Israel to give legal status to its identity as the Jewish state has been roundly condemned as racist, undemocratic, and reactionary. Such. . .

Dec. 10 2014 12:01AM

A bill currently before the Knesset declaring Israel the nation-state of the Jewish people is threatening to topple the ruling coalition. Although its critics have. . .

Nov. 25 2014 12:01AM

For decades, Christians have suffered from persecution at the hands of Palestinian Muslims. It’s Israel that grants them safe harbor.

Pierre Rehov
Sept. 30 2014 12:01AM

In an effort to expand its voter base, Israel’s leading religious-Zionist party will now welcome non-religious members and support their candidacy for national office.

Yair Rosenberg
Sept. 16 2014 12:01AM

Remembering their heroes, Israeli children are taught both that the survival of their collective is crucial—and that each of their individual lives is precious.

Ruthie Blum
May 6 2014 12:01AM