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.

On anti-BDS laws, antisemitism and freedom of speech

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich 20 Tammuz 5779 | 23 July 2019

Why the anti-BDS laws legislated in 27 states are not only permissible but also just and do not contradict freedom of speech

Is Israel’s Security Fence legal?

kohelet 7 Tammuz 5779 | 10 July 2019

Prof. Avi Bell, senior fellow at the Kohelet Policy Forum and an international law expert spoke on Al-Jazeera about the legality of the security fence, the ICJ's hypocrisy and on what the Palestinians ought to do if they ever want to reach reconciliation with Israel

Is government spending in Israel low by international standards, and should it be increased?

Dr. Michael Sarel, Nisan Avraham 5 Tammuz 5779 | 8 July 2019

Understanding the institutional and demographic differences between countries is important for the media and public discourse in Israel, which often call for increased government spending based on a simplistic comparison with other countries. Such understanding is especially important when these calls ignore the possible negative effect of increased government...

Take the Palestinians’ ‘No’ for an Answer

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich 27 Sivan 5779 | 30 June 2019

They’ve rejected every peace initiative. Their no-show this week in Bahrain should be the last

Where’s the real threat coming from in 2019?

Adv. Jerome Marcus 21 Nisan 5779 | 26 April 2019

Iran is a far greater danger to Jews, the Jewish state and Western civilization than a gaggle of rednecks wearing bed sheets over their heads.

On the narrative change regarding Judea & Samaria

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich 20 Nisan 5779 | 25 April 2019

Why Shirts Are Cheap and Groceries are Expensive: Consequences of Trade Barriers in Israel

Dr. Ori Katz 23 Shevat 5779 | 29 January 2019

In contrast to the cost of clothing which is low compared to other countries, the cost of food in Israel is relatively high. This pattern developed after the textile industry was opened up to imports

Not everything can be decided in court

Dr. Aviad Bakshi 22 Shevat 5779 | 28 January 2019

The ruling by Justice Alex Stein is a recognition of the limits of the Supreme Court's authority to intervene in government policy

Is UNRWA’s hereditary refugee status for Palestinians unique?

Uri Akavia 8 Shevat 5779 | 14 January 2019

UNRWA’s claim that their hereditary refugee status for Palestinians is not unique is simply untrue. There is no parallel and no precedent, even in protracted conflict situations, for the manner in which UNRWA transfers the “registered refugee” status, automatically, through the generations, while refusing to take any actions that...

Basic income in Israel

Dr. Michael Sarel, Dr. Ori Katz 28 Kislev 5779 | 6 December 2018

The concept of “basic income” has been garnering a lot of attention in recent years, due to increasing concerns regarding inequality, economic growth, technological unemployment and the bureaucratic burden of the current welfare systems throughout the world.

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