Democracy is at risk when the responsiveness between the public and its elected representatives is severed. Without accountability, political extremism and populism will become more prevalent.

"If indeed a member of the Judicial Appointments Committee was swayed by bribes, this constitutes the deepest possible subversion of the system and its legitimacy".

Israeli society—its marketplace of ideas, its democratic institutions, the rule of law, the components of national identity—is caught in the turbulent vortex of a kulturkampf—a “culture war”.

Despite a solid decade with the same prime minister, other cabinet posts have switched hands at alarming rates.

The steady increase in the percentage of women in Israel's parliament has not been accompanied by a concomitant rise in their cabinet representation. In this article, IDI researcher Dr. Ofer Kenig argues that the new government that will be formed following the 2019 elections provides Israel with a golden opportunity to rectify this situation.




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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

The Israeli Democracy Index 2018

Summary
Publication Date:
2018
By:
Prof. Tamar Hermann, Ella Heller, Or Anabi, Fadi Omar
Series:
English Books
Cover:
Soft
Center:
The Guttman Center for Public Opinion and Policy Research, Israeli Democracy Index
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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
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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
New

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

NEET Among Young Arabs in Israel

Research Summary
Publication Date:
2017
By:
Dr. Sami Miaari, Nasreen Hadad Haj-Yahya
Series:
English Books
Cover:
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