Upon the release of the findings of the international investigation of Operation Protective Edge, Prof. Amichai Cohen, a Research Fellow conducting research under the auspices of IDI's Amnon Lipkin Shahak Program on National Security and Democracy, warns that intervention by international bodies in the investigation of the events of Operation Protective Edge undermines the basis of the international demand to establish investigative mechanisms and weakens the Israeli legal system.
Ever since he was elected, President Reuven Rivlin has been under attack from the extreme right wing in Israel. Why should a right-wing President be under attack from the right? IDI Researcher Dr. Amir Fuchs explores the origins of the animosity towards Israel's liberal, right-wing President.
As the new government begins its work, IDI's Dr. Shuki Friedman has recommendations for Minister David Azoulay (pictured above) on how to keep the rabbinate relevant and improve its standing in Israeli society.
In advance of the appointment of the new Attorney General, Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer and Dr. Guy Lurie recommend ways to ensure that the Israeli Attorney General’s performance is evaluated on a regular basis.
In advance of the 2015 Knesset elections, IDI compiled a booklet of recommendations on how to reduce tension between religion and state in Israel for Israeli policy-makers, based on its extensive research over the years.