Category: Party Politics in Israel

Multiple choices for 5780

Sep 27, 2019

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A pre-Rosh Hashana political quiz: Calculate what Israeli and Jewish future you need to be prepared for in 5780…

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Revenge is wrong

Sep 20, 2019

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The diplomatic, security, societal and economic challenges ahead necessitate a national unity coalition in Israel. Ten commandments for forming and running Israel’s next government.

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An ‘enlightened’ secular democratic state of the Jews

Sep 13, 2019

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Freedom of and from religion is what we’ll get if a defiantly secular, left-of-center Israeli government is formed later this fall, comprising Blue & White, Israel Beytenu, Labor-Gesher, the Democratic Union and the United Arab List. Just imagine…

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Snub the anti-religious scallywags

Sep 6, 2019

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Incitement against religious Jews and religious parties disfigures this election campaign. It’s hunting season on Jewish tradition, the traditional Jewish family, Jewish scholarship, displays of religious belief, the Rabbinate, rabbinical courts, Shabbat legislation, even religious cultural events.

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Election fibs and frauds

Aug 30, 2019

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With 18 days to go, I say that Israelis deserve better than the empty invective and detached sloganeering served-up by its politicians in this election campaign.

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Democracy in Israel: Alive and well

Aug 16, 2019

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Israeli democracy is not “shattering” nor are we facing the “darkest days Israel has known.” These are venal, absurd claims – spewed from the mouths of desperate politicos on the extremist fringe.

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Ehud Barak’s bluster and plunder

Jul 12, 2019

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His violent discourse disqualifies him from leading this country again, not to mention his pillaging of Jerusalem.

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Say nyet to Yvette

May 31, 2019

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Avigdor Liberman cynical use of the haredi draft issue to torment Netanyahu has nauseatingly forced Israel into another utterly unnecessary election campaign; a campaign that means months more of deadlock in government policymaking and tons of hateful election rhetoric and divisiveness.

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Halt the delegitimization of Netanyahu

May 10, 2019

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Reasonable disagreements are degenerating into demonization and double standards applied to the prime minister.

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Post-election-itis

Apr 12, 2019

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The core cause behind Netanyahu’s fifth electoral win is contempt for the failed Oslo Accords and the disastrous Gaza disengagement.

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