Has the Israeli right guaranteed Israel’s future as a Muslim state?

Banksy graffiti in Bethlehem, Palestine by Michael Rose

The Israeli right seems to have won, at least for now, and settlements are increasingly entrenched in territories previous Israeli governments have been prepared to withdraw from to secure peace with the Palestinians. Avi Issacharoff’s article titled “The end of the two-state solution” paints an alarming and seemingly probably picture of Israel’s future and it’s…… Continue reading Has the Israeli right guaranteed Israel’s future as a Muslim state?

“Narrow, fragile, and right-wing-Orthodox …”

Prime Minister and Defense Minister at Weaponry Display (2011)

Israeli politics fascinate me far more than I understand the dynamics (which I barely do). Times of Israel’s editor, David Horovitz, has an interesting op-ed piece titled “Netanyahu promised a ‘better, more stable government.’ And we got this?” which has me wondering if estimates of our return to the polls for another election in 2…… Continue reading “Narrow, fragile, and right-wing-Orthodox …”