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Oct 31, 2022, 11:09 AM
If You Really Want, Things Can be Different!
In a relatively short space of time – just 15 months! – the Change Government has managed to address issues relating to the individual. In particular, it has applied reforms and taken significant steps which unequivocally surpass the achievements...
Oct 24, 2022, 11:17 AM
Friends, Come Down from the Roofs!
There’s nothing new under the sun. The State of Israel finds itself in a very complex situation. In less than 20 days, elections for the 25th Knesset will be held, and in the background, we can hear the endless...
Apr 10, 2022, 12:19 PM
One million apartments within three years
Creating an emergency plan to deal with the housing crisis is not an idea up for debate. There is an imperative need for such a plan, which must be put into action as soon as possible. Within approximately 10 years,...
Oct 19, 2021, 12:28 PM
From Freedom of Expression to License to Incite
Twenty-six years have passed since the horrific murder of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. The gaping wound that shook an entire nation has only grown into an ugly abscess. Since the murder, nothing has changed or been resolved. It’s clear and...
Jan 28, 2021, 4:13 PM
A wake-up call to the government leading us to ‘Yom Kippur War II’
In March 2020, I was interviewed by the media and reiterated my warning of pending doom, one that will more than likely hit us due to the government’s flawed management of the coronavirus crisis. The decision to deal with...
Jan 30, 2020, 9:12 PM
The man who incited now rejoices
Those who called Rabin a traitor for his peace initiative now cheer one that's similar - except that this one is doomed to failure
Nov 5, 2019, 2:33 PM
My Speech at Rabin Memorial 2019
Twenty-four years ago, on a night that began here in Kings of Israel Square (Kikar Malkhey Yisrael) with great joy and hope and ended in deep sorrow and despair at Ichilov Hospital, I stood a few minutes from here,...
Oct 31, 2019, 11:44 AM
The Current Political Landscape Ushers in the Political Spring
Twenty-five years ago, the late Yitzhak Rabin ushered in the political spring by signing a peace treaty with Jordan and opening a channel of dialogue with the Palestinians. These days, the political spring is coming from a different angle...
Aug 22, 2019, 5:11 PM
There’s Something New Under the Sun – a Social Iron Dome in a Secular State
The Israeli political discourse is steeped in cynicism, and most of the ridicule is currently pointed at chapter two of the upcoming elections, stating that "there is nothing new under the sun." In other words, the Israeli public no...
Jun 18, 2019, 2:43 PM
The Failure of the Election Cannot Be Blamed on the Electoral Threshold
When an election campaign fails or a political party does not keep its promises to the public and to its supporters in particular, there is a tendency to justify this failure by blaming the electoral threshold. However, the electoral...
Shimon Sheves was General Director of the Prime Minister's office under the late Yizhak Rabin. He is currently the Founder and Chairman of HolistiCyber, which provides nation-state level cyber security solution.