Halacha's Moment of Truth
Judaism has yet to rise to the challenge of a sovereign state.
Winter 5771 / 2011, no. 43
Law and Culture in Israel at the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century by Menachem Mautner
Spring 5769 / 2009, no. 36
The Jewish state has the worst labor problem in the industrialized world. Is there a way out?
Spring 5764 / 2004, no. 17
Judicial Activism, For and Against: The Role of the High Court of Justice in Israeli Society by Ruth Gavison, Mordechai Kremnitzer, Yoav Dotan
Summer 5762 / 2002, no. 13
The Supreme Court In Loco Parentis
The court’s outrageous ban on spanking one’s child.
Winter 5761 / 2001, no. 10
The Creeping Delegitimization of Peaceful Protest
A quarter million Jews assembling in prayer is more than many Israelis can handle.
Spring 5759 / 1999, no. 7
How the Government’s Attorney Became Its General
And now, for the Israeli judiciary's latest trick: Expropriating the attorney-general
Summer 5758 / 1998, no. 4
Is It Legitimate to Criticize the Supreme Court?
The Jewish State could use a debate on judicial activism right now. Why there isn’t one.
Winter 5758 / 1998, no. 3
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