When will the Israeli Government deal with the Palestinian Issue?

In the past couple of months, Israel has gone through the most significant changes almost since the establishment of the State. Slowly but surely, democratic principles and procedures are being restored and the State and its government are step-by-step, returning to how a State and a government should work in

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Education in Israel

The Israeli education system was subject of three stories in the news this week and they should have every parent with school-age children worried, both from an educational as well as a moral view. The first two stories describe the worries and protests of parents at two different schools in

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The Sephardi-Ashkenazi Divide in Israel

The Zionist dream was born in Europe more than a hundred years ago under the cloud of increasing anti-Semitism. The dream of a country where Jews could live as Jews, in freedom and prosperity, without the fear of being prosecuted, denigrated and discriminated against for the simple reason that they

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Democracy or Politics?

Oded Goldreich. A name that probably doesn’t mean anything to most Israelis.Either because they never heard of him or have already forgotten. But Oded Goldreich, a professor in mathematics and computer science at the Weizmann Institute of Science, has become a symbol of how politics has taken over democracy as

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Corona, Again!

Just when we thought we had won. Just when we believed we had beaten it. Just when we went back to “regular” routine, the “delta” variant of the Corona virus appeared and reshuffled the cards and showed us that we may have won one battle, but the war is still

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Artem Dolgopyat, Olympic Hero but Second-Class Citizen

With the Olympics in Tokyo dominating many television screens the world over, also in Israel the hopes are high for success and the medals that come with. And with only one gold metal ever won in the past, the gymnast Artem Dolgopyat became an instant hero, and his name became

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