The Kohelet Policy Forum strives to secure Israel's future as the nation-state of the Jewish people, to strengthen representative democracy, and to broaden individual liberty and free-market principles in Israel.
Kerry’s speech on the U.S. decision to abstain from a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements has triggered intense debate on the future of U.S. policy regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Kohelet's head of International Law department debated against the pro-Palestinian professor of Arab studies on WBEZ Radio We discuss President...
What about Russia in Crimea, Armenia in parts of Azerbaijan, or what Vietnam did in Cambodia?
This Article provides the first comprehensive, global examination of state and international practice bearing on Article 49(6) of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which provides that an “Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.” This provision is a staple...
During the 2015 Knesset elections, Benjamin Netanyahu committed to reform Israel’s voting system so as to free the prime minister from the permanent blackmail of his coalition partners. More than one year after the swearing in of the current government, this commitment seems to have been forgotten even though...
The first session of Kohelet's parliamentary training course celebrated its graduation with a debate panel on the best solution to solve/deal with the Israeli-Arab conflict
In recent decades, Israeli labor productivity is not closing the gap with more developed countries, and in many respects the gaps are even widening.
Prof. Eugene Kontorovich’s testimony examined how the Executive improperly ignored legislation pursuant to the Foreign Commerce Clause in implementing the Iran nuclear deal and also ignored restrictions on funding certain U.N. agencies imposed by Congress pursuant to its exclusive and fundamental power of the purse
Nowhere is criticism of the court more warranted than in the gas decision. Nothing in Israeli law bars such long-term commercial arrangements.
The AG holds exceptional powers in comparison to the government ministers thus undermining governance and the rule of majority. Kohelet's research paper calls for a fundamental reform to define the roles of the AGI concerning non-criminal matters