Was it right to pass a nation-state law?

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In 2014, like in 2018, the media exposed the Israeli public to a barrage of spin regarding the Basic Law: Israel – The Nation-State of the Jewish People. Like all spin, both rounds spawned shallow and superficial debates. In 2015, when the issue was shelved, as part of Marginalia’s Defining Israel Forum I laid out the primary arguments against the Basic Law and evaluated them on their merits or lack thereof. At the time my hope was to preempt the inevitable hand-wringing when the issue inevitably returned to the public agenda and perhaps raise the level of discussion on the...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDefining Israel; the Jewish State, Democracy, and the Law
Number of pages10
StatePublished - 2018

RAMBI Publications

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  • Nation-state -- Israel


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