Tag archive for ‘Nationality Law’
Uri Avnery On Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Uri Avnery: Who the Hell Are We?

YEARS AGO I had a friendly discussion with Ariel Sharon. I told him: “I am first of all an Israeli. After that I am a Jew.” He responded heatedly: “I am first of all a Jew, and only after that More...

Nahum Barnea On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Nationality Law: The most anti-Israeli law

The authors of the Nationality Law were so busy thinking about their political base that they failed to realize who they were running over on the way. Like a driver who has had one too many drinks, they didn’t More...

Amir Alon On Sunday, July 29th, 2018

180 Israeli writers ask Netanyahu to nix Nationality Law, LGBTQ Surrogacy Law

Some 180 novelists, poets, playwrights, screenwriters and other literary figures on Saturday evening called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of Knesset to cancel the Nationality Law and amend More...

Ben-Dror Yemini On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

The Right Government against Israel

I was going to write a piece titled “Not so terrible” or “Not the end of democracy” in the wake of the downpour of legislation last week. That is also what I told the editors of the opinion More...

Moran Azulay On Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Israel passes controversial nationality bill into a law

Israel passed the nationality bill into law on Thursday to declare that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, something which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed as the realization More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Sephardic Jews Can Start Applying for Return to Portugal

Both Portugal and Spain recently announced that they would allow Jews who can prove that their ancestors were expelled from those nations at the end of the 15th Century to apply for a right of return of sorts More...

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