Op-ed: Israel should cancel elections and call a constitutional convention
By 23 July 2019
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Our political system is broken.
While we may not be standing on the tennis court in Versailles pledging ourselves to bourgeois revolution, we are certainly slouching toward Philadelphia in search of a written constitution. Like the US in 1789, we need to replace the patchwork of legal and extra-legal arrangements that currently undergird our national political system – the so-called basic laws and especially the mostly fictitious status quo agreements – with a formal and detailed binding political document that will order and organize our polity. And we need to do so now.
Read the full article here: The Jerusalem Post