How despicable is a mob that calls for non-partisanship but is unwilling to listen to a voice that speaks for a majority of Israelis today?

It’s frightening that two years after that examination began, important aspects of the affair still have not been investigated. This is not an isolated incident, but rather evidence of systemic rot.

Israel’s system of local elections has been in place since the 1970s - but is it optimal? Prof. Gideon Rahat proposes reform to enhance the compatibility of the system to the characteristics and needs of different localities.

As Israel enters its eighth decade, Yohanan Plesner, President of the Israel Democracy Institute, reflects on the delicate balance between the state’s two dominant characteristics – Jewish and democratic – which has never been more contested.




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Statistical Report on Ultra-Orthodox Society in Israel 2017

Publication Date:
2018
By:
Dr. Lee Cahaner, Dr. Gilad Malach, Dr. Maya Choshen
Series:
English Policy Papers
Cover:
Online | 24 Pages
Center:
Center for Religion, Nation and State, The Ultra-Orthodox in Israel
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Reforming Israel's Political System: A Plan for the Knesset

Publication Date:
2016
By:
Yohanan Plesner , Prof. Gideon Rahat
Series:
English Books
Cover:
| 27 Pages
Center:
Political and Electoral Reform
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Israeli Democracy Index 2017

Summary
Publication Date:
2017
By:
Prof. Tamar Hermann, Chanan Cohen, Ella Heller, Tzipy Lazar-Shoef, Fadi Omar
Series:
English Books
Cover:
Center:
The Guttman Center for Public Opinion and Policy Research, Israeli Democracy Index

Jews and Arabs: Conditional Partnership

Publication Date:
2018
By:
Prof. Tamar Hermann, Mr. Chanan Cohen, Fadi Omar, Ella Heller, Tzipy Lazar-Shoef
Series:
English Books
Cover:
| 198 Pages
Center:
Center for Democratic Values and Institutions, Arab-Jewish Relations

Ultra-Orthodox Employment: Emerging Trends

Publication Date:
2017
By:
Yael Cohen, Dr. Gilad Malach
Series:
English Books
Cover:
| 20 Pages
Center:
Center for Religion, Nation and State, The Ultra-Orthodox in Israel
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The Benefits of Military Service to the ultra-Orthodox Sector in Israel

A Bridge to Employment
Publication Date:
1
By:
Dr. Asaf Malchi
Series:
English Books
Cover:
| 12 Pages
Center:
Center for Religion, Nation and State, The Ultra-Orthodox in Israel

NEET Among Young Arabs in Israel

Research Summary
Publication Date:
2017
By:
Dr. Sami Miaari, Nasreen Hadad Haj-Yahya
Series:
English Books
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Center:
Center for Democratic Values and Institutions, Arab-Jewish Relations
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2016 Israeli Democracy Index: Attitudes of Arab Citizens of Israel

Publication Date:
1
By:
Fadi Omar
Series:
Hebrew Books
Cover:
| 36 Pages
Center:
The Guttman Center for Public Opinion and Policy Research, Israeli Democracy Index
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The Skeptic in the Newsroom

Tools for Coping with a Deceptive World
Publication Date:
2016
By:
Zvi Reich, Yigal Godler
Series:
English Books
Cover:
Download only | 44 Pages