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Editorial Board

Adnan Abdelrazek

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Daniel Bar-Tal

Galia Golan

Gershon Baskin

Hind Khoury

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Moshe Maoz

Munther Dajani

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Lucy Nusseibah

Meir Margalit

Menachem Klein

Ali Abu Shahla

Ilan Baruch

Hanna Siniora

Yehudit Oppenheimer

Mossi Raz

Susie Becher

Frances Raday





ISRAEL'S RIGHT-WING LEGISLATIVE TREND
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Table of Contents

In Memoriam

  • Uri Avnery
         

  • Boas Evron
         

    Editorial
  • The Politics Behind the Right Wing Legislation
         
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

    Focus
  • Israel’s Anti-Liberal Legislative Trends: A Guide for the Perplexed
          The current anti-liberal legislative trend has been shored up by government rhetoric and administrative action which threaten to restrict the power of the media and the gatekeepers of the law enforcement system.
         by Frances Raday

  • The Jewish Nation-State Law Supporters Will Achieve The Opposite Of What They Wanted
          The Jewish Nation-State Law Supporters Will Achieve The Opposite Of What They Wanted
         by Ziad AbuZayyad

  • The Nation-State Law and Jewish Supremacy
          The law is a flagrant violation of human rights, as it legalizes discriminatory policies against the Arab Palestinian citizens of Israel.
         by Yousef Jabareen

  • Drawing New Lines: Israel’s Unilateral Policies to Reshape Jerusalem
          To improve life conditions for the Palestinians and other residents while attempting to salvage the two-state solution, we need to take into consideration four important trends.
         by Yehudit Oppenheimer and by Betty Herschman

  • The Israeli Anti-Democratic Legislative Trend: A Palestinian Perspective
         The racist Nation-State Law aims to delegitimize the rights of the Palestinian-Arab minority in Israel and to expel the Palestinians from the West Bank in order to legitimize the Israeli occupation and Jewish settlements.
         by Saeb Erekat

  • Israeli Annexation of the West Bank Would Violate International Law
          Annexation of parts or all of the West Bank would jeopardize Israel's prospects as a Jewish state and a democracy.
         by Peter Weiss and by Debra Shushan

  • Establishing the Ethical Basis for Ethno-Theological Sovereignty in Israel
         
         by Amal Jamal

  • From Creeping to Leaping: Annexation in the Trump-Netanyahu Era
         Annexation of parts or all of the West Bank would make Israel an international outlaw,yet opposition from the U.S. administration, which in the past had served as a bulwark against potentially catastrophic Israeli decisions regarding the West Bank, is missing in action.
         by Ori Nir and by Debra Shushan

  • Reinforcing Ethnic Hegemony: The Social and Expressive Harms of the Jewish Nation- State Basic Law
          The Nation-State Law’s impact on the social legitimacy and standing of Palestinians in Israeli society, rather than its strictly legal impact, may prove to be the real danger.
         by Fady Khoury

  • Will a Different Court Make a Difference for the Occupation? New Law on Judicial Oversight of Occupied Territories Further Blurs the Distinction Between Israel and OPT
         
         by Ronit Sela

  • The Nation-State Law: The End of an Era
         The Nation-State Law may mark a turning point in Jewish political thought beyond the nation-state frame, which may have democratic potential, if we can mobilize those new political possibilities.
         by Julie E. Cooper

  • Who the Hell Are We? On the Nation-State Law
         The Nation-State Law, with its clearly semi-fascist nature, demonstrates how urgent it is to decide who we are, what we want and where we belong.
         by Uri Avnery

  • The Black List: People Targeted by Amendment No. 27 of Entry Into Israel Law
         
         by Andrew Hebert and by Nissim Lebovits

    Interview
  • The process of de facto annexation is not new; what is new is de jure annexation. We’re seeing a stream of legislation by the Israeli parliament that is imposing its norms on the West Bank.
         
         by Michael Sfard

    Roundtable
  • Implications of the New Israeli Legislative Trends
         Roee Kibrik, Betty Herschman, Susie Becher, Hind Khoury, Osama Sa’adi. Moderated by Hillel Schenker and Ziad AbuZayyad

    Viewpoint
  • Medical Issues in Gaza: A Report from the Field
         
         by Charles Cowan

    Book Review
  • But Abu Ibrahim, We’re Family! by Lee Perlman, reviewed by Ari Roth
         

    Culture
  • A Visit to the Yasser Arafat Museum
         
         by Andrew Hebert

  • An American Martyr Mural in the Palestine Museum U.S.
         
         by Margaret Olin

    Documents
  • Tables - Israel’s “Creeping Annexation” Policies
         
         by Kristin McCarthy

  • Overview of Anti-Democratic Legislation Advanced by the 20th Knesset
         
         by Debbie Gild-Hayo

  • Direct Legislation of the 20th Knesset Imposed on the West Bank
         
         by The Association of Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI)


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