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Corrective justice according to the “Democratic Constitution” is among the most important characteristics of democratic societies which in the past pursued policies of land and property...
We, the Israeli Jews among us, have to agree to afford the rights that should have been granted from the start, and we shall not make the accordance of said rights conditional in any way, since...
We, the Israeli Jews among us, have to agree to afford the rights that should have been granted from the start, and we shall not make the accordance of said rights conditional in any way, since...
Those who are called political prisoners are perceived as freedom fighters, those who resist foreign rule or a despotic regime. The opposition to classifying them as such reflects a deep-rooted,...
The Israeli Supreme Court’s ruling delivered in December 2006 on Israel’s policy of assassinations in the Palestinian territories occupied in 1967 has a strange outcome. Former Chief Justice of...
There is no debate over the fact that the Arab-Palestinian community in the State of Israel possesses its own unique culture, and that it therefore has the right to conditions that will enable it...
Portraying minorities in a negative light, making extensive use of prejudice and stereotypes, as well as blaming them for their problems, attributing fixed and negative roles to members of minority...
We celebrate today an event which fills the hearts of many of us, Arabs and Jews alike, with great joy: the tenth anniversary of Adalah. As I see it, Adalah is one of the most important...
In this lecture, I will briefly consider the possibilities and limitations presented by the sphere of Israeli jurisprudence as an arena for action toward achieving collective equal rights for the...
In an effort to avoid this and remain "clean and objective," I have actually decided to begin with a description of the history of the syllabus for the course entitled, "The Arab Minority in...
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...
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...