Mehdi Meklat. wikipedia

The Titanic of the French Left

Dr. Emmanuel Navon ז' אדר התשע"ז | 5 March 2017

The “Meklat Affair” not only exposed, once again, the moral bankruptcy of the French left. It also confirmed its stubborn refusal to face the fact that there is such...

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich debates against Prof. Rashid Khalidi on UNSC resolution

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich כ"ח טבת התשע"ז | 26 January 2017

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....

עמונה. ויקיפדיה. צילום יעקב

Israel’s Settlement Regulations Bill and International Law

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich כ"ב כסלו התשע"ז | 22 December 2016

The proposed “Regulation Bill” raises the legal issues within Israeli and International Law regarding Israel's conduct in Judea, Samaria, the Golan Heights and East Jerusalem. Prof. Kontorovich...

Tevi Troy on disaster management in the U.S. and other places

kohelet י"ד כסלו התשע"ז | 14 December 2016

Tevi Troy,  the CEO of the American Health Policy Institute and the author of  “Shall We Wake The President? Two Centuries of Disaster Management From The Oval Office” spoke in...

Kohelet Forum conference 2016 – Legal consulting in the civil service

kohelet ב' חשון התשע"ז | 3 November 2016

On October 26 the Kohelet Policy forum held it's annual conference on the status and authority of the Attorney General

Israel's path to prosperity 2016

Israel’s path to economic and social prosperity

Dr. Michael Sarel, Itamar Yakir כ"ח תשרי התשע"ז | 30 October 2016

UN Security Council

At the U.N., Only Israel Is an ‘Occupying Power’

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich, Penny Grunseid ט"ז אלול התשע"ו | 19 September 2016

What about Russia in Crimea, Armenia in parts of Azerbaijan, or what Vietnam did in Cambodia?

Occupied territories throughout the world

New study on the international practice bearing on Article 49(6) of the Fourth Geneva Convention

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich י' אלול התשע"ו | 13 September 2016

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...


The Electoral Reform Netanyahu Should Promote

Dr. Emmanuel Navon ד' אלול התשע"ו | 7 September 2016

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...

קורס הכשרה פרלמנטרית קהלת

First session of parliamentary training course celebrates graduation

kohelet י"ד אב התשע"ו | 18 August 2016

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

kohelet forum on productivity

Recommendations and findings on labor productivity in Israel

Dr. Michael Sarel, Dr. Asher Meir כ' סיון התשע"ו | 26 June 2016

In recent decades, Israeli labor productivity is not closing the gap with more developed countries, and in many respects the gaps are even widening.

Israel Supreme Court

Is it wrong to critique decisions by the Israel Supreme Court?

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich כ"ג ניסן התשע"ו | 1 May 2016

Nowhere is criticism of the court more warranted than in the gas decision. Nothing in Israeli law bars such long-term commercial arrangements.

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Legal Advisers and the Government: Analysis and Recommendations

Dr. Aviad Bakshi כ"ג ניסן התשע"ו | 1 May 2016

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...

New NGO Bill

Israel’s New NGO Bill will Reveal Hidden Agendas

Dr. Emmanuel Navon כ"ט טבת התשע"ו | 10 January 2016

In recent years, the extent of European meddling in Israeli politics via supposedly “non-governmental” organizations has reached unprecedented levels. Both the European Commission and European governments donate dozens of...

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Europe Mislabels Israel

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich א' כסלו התשע"ו | 13 November 2015

This week the European Commission announced guidelines suggesting that Israeli products from areas that came under its control in 1967 be labeled “Israeli Settlement” products and not “Made in...


The Weyl-Levitsky Double Standard Theorem

Prof. Avi Bell כ"א חשון התשע"ו | 3 November 2015

Last week, Professors Glen Weyl and Steve Levitsky caused a stir with an op-ed in the Washington Post calling for a boycott of the Jewish state, thus endorsing a...

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The Academics Boycotting Israel Are Misguided

Dr. Emmanuel Navon ט"ו חשון התשע"ו | 28 October 2015

The arguments used by the British academics who clled for boycott on Israel are demonstratively false: Israel does not illegally occupy “Palestinian land,” and Israel does not resist a...


Challenging the EU’s Illegal Restrictions on Israeli Products in the World Trade Organization

Prof. Avi Bell, Prof. Eugene Kontorovich ה' תשרי התשע"ו | 18 September 2015

The EU’s treatment of Israeli goods from “settlements” contrasts with its treatment of other countries in similar situations, as EU reports have themselves admitted. This violates the core GATT...

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An Informed Vote on the Iran Deal

Adv. Jerome Marcus י"ז אלול התשע"ה | 1 September 2015

The principal question about the Iran nuclear agreement is whether U.S. negotiators really got what they needed to prevent the Islamic Republic from joining the nuclear club To opponents,...

נוויל צמברליין

Iran deal and 1938: Israel’s leaders have it all wrong

Dr. Emmanuel Navon ו' אב התשע"ה | 22 July 2015

Israeli reactions to the nuclear deal with Iran have been herd-like and along party lines. Now that the deal is a fait accompli (notwithstanding the slim possibility of gathering...

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