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May 28, 2023, 1:33 PM
The Big Economic Lie of the Judicial ‘Reform’
My biggest concern about this "Reform" is that too many Israelis don't realize what is going on below the surface, and one major factor is the horrific ramifications of the recent budget. Last week Yisrael Eichler, a Knesset Member from...
May 16, 2023, 2:19 PM
The Arnona Law is sham that will harm All of us
Over the last few days there has been a lot of drama surrounding the Arnona Law proposed by Finance Minister Smotritch. The law aims to transfer municipal tax income collected from non-residential properties to a public fund, whereby the...
Apr 9, 2023, 12:09 AM
The Coalition is NOT supporting Mizrachi Israelis
As I wrote about before, my biggest fear is that too many people are turning a blind eye to the major underlying issues and ramifications of the Judicial “Reform” in Israel. One of the reasons for this is that the...
Apr 6, 2023, 11:02 AM
The ‘Reform’ Will Codify the Subjugation of Women
My biggest fear from what is going on Israel is that too many people in Israel are ignoring the serious implications this "Reform" will have on their own lives. People are losing sight of the major underlying issues of...
Mar 19, 2015, 2:27 PM
Bibi’s Win by Default – the Data behind the Elections
In the days and weeks following any election, pundits go wild explaining the results, offering assessments and theories. Here in Israel, following the unforeseen results of the election this week, punditry is rampant. Some of this is insightful and...
Feb 22, 2015, 5:03 AM
An Open Letter to Asaf Zamir – Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv in charge of Education
Dear Asaf, We haven’t met yet, but I have a feeling we would probably get along well. A number of people that I respect respect you. Therefore, when I read your long posting on Facebook concerning the recent decision to...
Sep 7, 2014, 9:20 AM
The Economics of the Settlements
I recently posted my thoughts on the economic implications of maintaining the current administrations settlement policy. After the posting a number of people noted that my piece did not adequately address the economic contributions of the settlements, and only...
Jul 28, 2014, 9:14 AM
This Is Your Future
Wars are intensely emotional. They bring out the rawest gut reactions like sadness, despair, fear, panic, or revenge. These emotions are immediate and urgent, but they cloud or perceptions, entrenching us in base ideologies about the situation. Naturally it is...
Yoav Fisher lives and works in Israel.