As Israel approaches the election of its 10th president, Dr. Ofer Kenig surveys the results of past presidential elections and asserts that although the role of the Israeli president is largely ceremonial, the race for the position is partisan and political.
The March Peace Index poll covers Israeli public opinion on the peace process, the Defense Minister's criticism of American foreign policy, European involvement in the peace process, and a potential Turkish-Israeli reconciliation.
MK Meir Sheetrit presents his views on the institution of the Israeli president and describes what he would bring to the job, in the first of a series of articles by the presidential candidates of 2014.
While sign language is accepted as a language throughout the Western world, until recently, people who communicate through sign language were forced to marry in a different way than other people in Israel. Now available in both Hebrew and English, this responsum by IDI's Rabbi Dr. Benny Lau changed that reality.
87% of Israelis Think Chances Are Low for Framework Agreement in Coming Months. Majority of Israeli Jews Back Defense Minister’s Criticism of US Foreign Policy But Say It Should Not Have Been Made Public.