Jerusalem Post editorial in support of JPPI’s campaign
An editorial published by the Jerusalem Post on Tuesday this week did not remain indifferent to the campaign led by the Jewish People Policy Institute calling for compromise.
New Subjects in the Field
Israeli Politics is Undergoing Tectonic Change
Many people, including those who voted for the current government, are starting to ask themselves what it is that they really support, and their answer is some form of liberal democracy.
As Judicial Plans Rock Israel, Secret Talks Seek Compromise
Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to restrict judicial independence have divided Israel. But a small group of academics has met privately with lawmakers in a search for middle ground.
Opinion: Engage Moderate Religious Zionists on Israeli Judicial Reform
Beneath the sound and fury of the conflict between contending sides for or against the “reform” of the justice system, Israeli politics and society may be undergoing a tectonic shift.
Do not alienate those who disagree with you politically
Compromise is necessary to preserve solidarity between us.
Dialogue should prevent Israel’s slide into civil war
If legal experts with differing opinions could just hash everything out, we might see real, consensus-based reform
Neither side can win on judicial reform
Although the legislative process is well on its way, it is still not too late to seek dialogue and reach a compromise to prevent a schism in Israeli society and preserve our solidarity
Listen: The Judiciary Debate and the Future of Israeli Democracy
Host David Makovsky is joined by Prof. Yedidia Stern, president of the JPPI and Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, the recently retired deputy president of its Supreme Court.
The time for dialogue is now!
The current crisis can be an opportunity to rectify the constitutional vacuum through broad compromise on the rules of the game