The vote last week in the Knesset to raise the electoral threshold from 2% to 3.25% has been interpreted by some as an effort to exclude small Arab and Jewish left-wing parties in which 12 Arabs currently sit as MKs. Whether this is true or not, the bill raises the issue, once... read on
March 20, 2014 | 7:43 pm
“What are you doing earth – in heaven?
Tell me – what are you doing – silent earth?”
I recalled this two-line poem by Giuseppe Umbaretti (1888–1970) recently because in the last two... read on