Few here are as revered as women who have buried sons killed in combat. That’s understandable, but is it also unfair to women?
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Effusive reporters described Israeli primaries as a “celebration of democracy.” Others, like former Labor PM Ehud Barak, expressed their antipathy for the process. Are primaries good or bad for Israeli democracy? If not through primaries, then how ought Knesset candidates be chosen?
The rage and heartache of Ethiopian-Israelis came front and center as they protest police brutality and so much else. How are we – three white folks – ought to understand their pain and rage?
An appeal has been brought before the Supreme Court to overturn the Nation-State Law on the grounds that downgrading Arabic also discriminates against Mizrahi Jews. Is this the winning argument against the bill?
Historian Benny Morris, on his retirement from teaching, predicts that in a generation’s time, Jews will become a persecuted minority in Palestine, because Palestinians will never accept a Jewish state on this embattled land. What should we make of his dismal prediction?