Israel’s Basic Law

What’s undemocratic? Anything we don’t like!

Matthew Continetti
Aug. 17 2018 12:01AM

A defense of the law from one of its critics.

Aug. 10 2018 12:01AM

Whatever its flaws, it’s not one bit undemocratic.

Aug. 8 2018 12:01AM

A restraint on a runaway judiciary.

Eugene Kontorovich
Aug. 2 2018 12:01AM

Their real concern isn’t with equality, it’s with recognizing a Jewish state.

Bassam Tawil
Aug. 1 2018 12:01AM

A bulwark against judicial activism.

Emmanuel Navon
July 24 2018 12:01AM

Necessary for preserving Israel’s Jewish and democratic character.

David M. Weinberg
July 16 2018 12:01AM

Some positive signs.

Aharon Garber
March 7 2018 12:01AM

A matter of security as well as principle.

Nadav Shragai
Jan. 4 2018 12:01AM

How Israel’s supreme court has effected its own constitutional revolution—and thereby undermined public confidence in the rule of law.

Dec. 5 2016 12:01AM

Introduce a true system of primaries.

Emmanuel Navon
Sept. 9 2016 12:01AM

Refuting the latest canard about Israeli democracy.

Eylon Aslan-Levy
Feb. 18 2016 12:01AM

A modest change might do much good.

Binyamin Lashkar
May 29 2015 12:01AM

The court has power without parallel in any other democracy.

May 14 2015 12:01AM