Publications

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It is true that discussion of the Jewish-Arab aspect was suppressed in the past, and that it appeared that the tension between Jewishness and democracy was only an internal Jewish problem. Today,...
Arabic in Israel is a unique case. It was the main language of the area until the establishment of the State of Israel, after which, because of the changing political circumstances, it became a...
The official recognition of linguistic, cultural and national plurality would be further enshrined with the passing of regional Statutes of Autonomy. Although the Constitutional prescriptions are...
On 7 November 2001, the Israeli Knesset (parliament) voted to lift the immunity of Member of Knesset (MK) Dr. Azmi Bishara, head of the National Democratic Assembly party. This move came at the...
Issued October 2006. During the period of 1 to 8 October 2000, Israel Police forces killed thirteen Arab youths in the Triangle and Galilee areas and wounded hundreds more during protests against...
In the last year, the Israeli Ministry of Education prepared a list of 100 “terms” which all seventh to ninth-grade students in Israel must study and be tested on. More than half of these terms...
Question 1: What are the implications of this verdict for future decisions of the Supreme Court regarding human rights issues? Question 2: How, in your opinion, should human rights organizations...
In this short article, I will discuss the rulings rendered in this case by the female justices of the Supreme Court in an attempt to understand whether their participation brought added value to...
In this short article, I will discuss the rulings rendered in this case by the female justices of the Supreme Court in an attempt to understand whether their participation brought added value to...
In any case, there is a strong connection between Cheshin's heteronormativity and the conclusion he reaches in the ruling: the concept of the family is limited in his ruling, including only the...
“Americans understand now what Israelis have felt for years.”2 In the days following 11 September 2001, it became quite common to hear statements like this one made by Moshe Fox of the Israeli...
An article written by Professor Nadim Rouhana was published in Adalah's Newsletter, November 2004, under the title of "Constitution by Consensus: By Whose Consensus?" In his article, Professor...
n the Supreme Court’s ruling on H.C. 7052/03, Adalah, et al. v. Minister of Interior, et al., delivered on 14 May 2006, which stretches over 263 pages and includes eleven separate opinions of the...
Arab prisoners – including Arab citizens of Israel such as myself – who have been convicted of offenses against the state's security and who are serving their sentences in prisons throughout...
In September 2005, the Sub-Committee on Planning Principles, under the auspices of the National Council for Planning and Building, approved the “Wine Route” Plan. The plan authorizes the...
In December 2000, just prior to the start of his term as Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon published an article in the journal Land entitled, “Land as an Economic Tool for Developing Infrastructure...
National planning in Israel, as articulated and mapped by a range of national master plans, contributes significantly to shaping the country’s character, spaces, economy and environment....
These elections were historic, to say the least. For the first time in modern Arab history, an incumbent government has been defeated at the ballot box and quickly accepted the results.
The parliamentary election triumph of Hamas surprised almost everybody, including the Hamas leadership, if the press reported correctly. The Bush Administration is blaming its intelligence services...