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orna-b-raz's picture
I heard on  National Israeli Radio that a member of the Knesset (our parliament),  an Arab Christian, had sent an official request to the Speaker of the house asking him to place a Christmas tree at the entrance to the Knesset building before the holiday, the Speaker refused. Granting a...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
JERUSALEM — Israelis like to point out that theirs is the only democracy in a Middle East otherwise dominated by repressive regimes. Given the performance of legislators in the parliamentary session that just ended here, you might be forgiven for asking: with democracy like this, who needs...