Israel’s defense chief has been expressing moderate opinions on volatile issues over the past few months. And then came his Facebook post on Monday.
The new law plays into the hands of those who seek to destroy Israel and penalizes those who support its existence but oppose the occupation.
The exceptionally lenient sentence handed to Elor Azaria looks like it was tailored as a kind of political compromise, staining the fundamental norms that guide the military justice system.
There’s little standing in David Friedman’s way to the ambassadorship, but it is to be hoped that just as Trump reevaluated the relocation of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, he’ll also freeze this miserable appointment.
Bevy of reports from the past few days seems more appropriate to the annals of a dark regime than a state whose democratic pretensions are an avowed international asset.
What kind of leader is willing to work against the interests of his country just because he fears for his political life?
If the vote takes place, the majority of our lawmakers will raise their hands to approve a bill that will steal land from Palestinians.
One can understand Netanyahu’s desire to get closer to Trump, but there is a big difference between a graduated move toward closer relations and self-deprecation, flattery and improper conduct.