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.
Until the passing of the basic law on Israel as a nation-state, the court had no constitutional basis to reject anti-Zionist petitions and to protect Israel’s Jewishness. Now it does.
Is the American embassy move a positive step? Will it set a precedent for other countries to follow? Does it contradict a notion that Jerusalem is a shared space?
It was Justice Aharon Barak who came up with the creative solution to let the law against the import of non-kosher meat pass. Despite the fact he himself deemed the law unconstitutional, the Knesset, he suggested, should amend the basic law on freedom of occupation by adding an...
The new U.S. Embassy straddles the ‘Green Line,’ refusing to dignify claims of Israeli ‘occupation.’
A new study documents the widespread role of some of the world's largest companies in supporting settlement enterprises in the occupied territories. It is an essential companion to the UN human rights council's efforts to seek accountability for such activities.
Trump must soon decide whether to move the embassy. Doing so would help promote peace
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 a thing as Muslim anti-Semitism.
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...
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 addresses the main arguments against the bill