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Dr. Shuki Friedman is the director of the Center for Religion, Nation and State at the Israel Democracy Institute as well as a professor of law at the Peres Academic Center in Rehovot.

ARTICLES BY: Shuki Friedman /

October 12, 2022 7:50 am

In a Contentious Election Season, Israelis Should Look to Our Shared Covenant - A lovely piyyut sung during the Yom Kippur evening service beseeches the Creator to “look to the brit (covenant) and not to the...

August 3, 2022 10:40 am

The Crisis With Russia Presents Israel With a Terrible Dilemma - Based on information coming out of Russia, President Vladimir Putin is clearly working to hobble Jewish and Israeli organizations in the country, particularly...

June 13, 2022 10:20 am

Israel and the US: Danger Just Around the Corner - A strong US relationship with Israel depends on broad support for the Jewish state among American citizens. At first glance, a survey published...

February 20, 2022 7:47 am

Poverty in the Haredi Sector Is Not Destiny - From the Kempinski Hotel where he is vacationing in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Shas Party leader Aryeh Deri has released a video accusing the...

December 30, 2021 11:45 am

AIPAC’s Gamble - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the pro-Israel lobby in Washington, recently announced that it would no longer confine itself to its...

October 13, 2021 11:00 am

Elect Judges, Not Party Loyalists - When Israeli Justice Minister Gideon Sa’ar published the list of candidates for the Supreme Court, ahead of the expected appointment of four new...

September 20, 2015 12:12 pm

From the Status Quo to the Present Day: Sabbath Observance in Israel - The illusion that the Orthodox Jewish standard of Sabbath observance is kept by the majority of Israelis is fading away. This “status quo” that...


Macron Emphasizes Content Moderation in Meeting with Musk

i24 News - French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said he had a "clear and honest" discussion with Twitter owner Elon Musk during an unannounced face-to-face meeting in New Orleans. Macron...


Tel Aviv Mayor Warns Israel ‘Transforming into Theocracy’

i24 News - The mayor of Israel’s secular, liberal city Tel Aviv on Friday warned that the Jewish state was becoming a theocracy as its incoming government is set to...

Middle East

Qatari Minister: LGBTQ+ Can Visit, but West Can’t Change Ways

i24 News - Members of the LGBTQ+ community can visit Qatar and attend the World Cup, but the West cannot “dictate” Qatari’s beliefs, the Gulf state’s energy minister told German...

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