Losing the ability to compromise.
Changing rhetoric about checks, balances, and judicial reform.
Some 40,000 non-Jewish immigrants from Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Sudan now live in Israel. How did they get there, why did they come, and what obligation, if any, does Israel have to them?
The dangers of refusal to serve.
The violence underscores the case for judicial reform.
Combining a sense of Jewish brotherhood with a newfound civic responsibility.
Trivializing Judaism’s greatest sorrows.
In fact, it is bound to emerge strengthened by the current crisis.
Instead, it should affirm the strength and constancy of American support for Israel.
Hundreds of reservists are currently participating in a massive exercise. Not a single soldier refused to show up for duty.
Even if the right wins, it still loses.
An arrangement involving eliminating the Grandparent Clause but recognizing patrilineal descent for purposes of the Law of Return just might be feasible.
Underneath the checked boxes, Israeli politics isn’t so easily captured by markers of identity.
Understanding the West Bank’s most solvable problems.