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††††† Israel 2.0

††††† Haaretz, November 15, 2023. PDF file

 

††††† A playbook for stopping Israelís demographic tidal wave

††††† Times of Israel, August 25, 2023. PDF file

 

From the 1970ís political pivot to the current political upheaval

For decades Israeli politics has been leading Israel straight toward the iceberg. Disconnected leaders are steadily mortgaging the countryís future by diverting scarce public resources toward sectoral and personal directions. This series focuses on the domestic changes that Israel has undergone and highlights the root problems that a nation choosing to survive must address.

Entire five part series in one PDF file

 

††††† 1. The unsustainable path of the start-up nation

††††† Times of Israel, March 9, 2023.PDF file

 

††††† 2. Israelís priorities pivoted in the 1970s. Israelis today are paying the price

††††† Times of Israel, March 12, 2023.PDF file

 

††††† 3. Be fruitful and multiply: illusions and facts about Israelís haredim

††††† Times of Israel, March 14, 2023.PDF file

 

††††† 4. Tackling an existential danger: Israelís neglected education system

††††† Times of Israel, March 15, 2023.PDF file

 

††††† 5. For a glimpse of Israelís future, look not at Poland nor Hungary but at Afghanistan

††††† Times of Israel, March 16, 2023.PDF file

 

††††† Surfing the Tsunami: Demography and Education in Israel

††††† Sapir Journal of Jewish Conversations, February 1, 2022. PDF file

 

††††† A vision to save Israel from the highway to hell

††††† Haaretz, May 6, 2021. PDF file

 

††††† Indicted prime minister? What's the problem?

††††† Haaretz, April 4, 2021. PDF file

 

††††† Wake-up time: Israeli societyís H-hour

††††† The Jerusalem Post, March 30, 2021. PDF file

 

††††† Israelís future rests on the electoral shoulders of Tel-Avivians

††††† Haaretz, March 21, 2021. PDF file

 

††††† Israelís elections and the three core domestic problems that need to top the agenda

††††† Times of Israel, March 16, 2021. PDF file

 

††††† Pandemic was the promo. The complete film will destroy Israel

††††† Haaretz, Feb. 5, 2021. PDF file

 

††††† "The buck stops here" Ė words that donít connect for Netanyahu

††††† Haaretz, Sept. 24, 2020.PDF file

 

††††† Wanted: A total change of mindset to eradicate COVID-19 in Israel

††††† The Jerusalem Post, July 22, 2020.PDF file

 

††††† Open letter to the next generation: the opportunity of calamity

††††† Haaretz, April 8, 2020.PDF file

 

††††† When Israelís "everything will be ok" mindset hits the fan

††††† The Jerusalem Post, March 31, 2020.PDF file

 

††††† Israelís Lethal Brew of Deficient Education and Demography

††††† The Jerusalem Post, December 6, 2019.PDF file

 

††††† Demography, Democracy and Delusions - Whatís on the line in Israelís upcoming elections

††††† Times of Israel, September 9, 2019.PDF file

 

††††† "Teach Your Children Well"

††††† Haaretz, August 7, 2019.PDF file

 

††††† Changing the discourse - A visual primer for Israelís 2019 elections

††††† Jerusalem Post, April 8, 2019.PDF file

 

††††† Israelís steady productivity retreat since the 1970s

††††† Haaretz, April 1, 2019.PDF file

 

††††† Israelís ďNaturalĒ Coalition Partners, and their Education

††††† Haaretz, January 8, 2019.PDF file

 

††††† The Israeli bar exam as a national parable

††††† Haaretz, October 26, 2018.PDF file

 

††††† The education system thatís endangering Israelís future

††††† Haaretz, Sept. 2, 2018.PDF file

 

††††† School vacations, Shabbat and thinking within the box

††††† Haaretz, July 26, 2017.PDF file

 

††††† You won. Now what?

††††† A note to Israelís ultra-Orthodox and settlers

††††† Haaretz, July 2, 2017.PDF file

 

50 years after the Six Day War and 40 years after Israel's political turnaround

A Zionist Dream for the 21st century

Entire three part series in one PDF file

 

††††† A Zionist Dream Ė Part 1

††††† Haaretz, June 1, 2017.PDF file

 

††††† A Zionist Dream Ė Part 2

††††† Haaretz, June 8, 2017.PDF file

 

††††† A Zionist Dream Ė Part 3

††††† Haaretz, June 19, 2017.PDF file

 

††††† Jeopardizing Israelís beacon

††††† published on eve of Israel's 69th Independence Day

††††† Haaretz, May 1, 2017.PDF file

 

††††† Exasperating Israel's patients Ė A health system that has lost its way

††††† Haaretz, April 9, 2017.PDF file

 

††††† When the weak and the strong have equal voting rights

††††† Haaretz, March 13, 2017.PDF file

 

††††† The one-state solution: placing the Titanic on jet skis

††††† Haaretz, February 3, 2017.PDF file

 

††††† An election for changing outdated national paradigms

††††† published on eve of national elections

††††† Ynet, March 16, 2015.PDF file

 

††††† Some daylight on Western-style weekends in Israel

††††† Haaretz, June 6, 2014.PDF file

 

††††† The 'New' Politics and Economics

††††† Haaretz, March 30, 2014.PDF file

 

††††† Saving the Israeli Oasis

††††† Haaretz, July 8, 2013.PDF file

 

††††† Independence from benefits Ė to education

††††† In commemoration of Israel's 65th Independence Day

††††† Haaretz, April 17, 2013.PDF file

 

††††† Israel's Moment of Truth

††††† Haaretz, July 13, 2012.PDF file

 

††††† Sounding the Alarm (interview)

††††† Haaretz, August 5, 2011.PDF file

 

††††† Time for Likud, Labor and Kadima to Join Forces

††††† Ynet, November 22, 2010.PDF file

 

††††† The Worst Threat of All

††††† Haaretz, December 25, 2009.PDF file

 

††††† Academic Vision and Nightmare

††††† Haaretz, October 9, 2009.PDF file

 

††††† Itís the System, Stupid

††††† Haaretz, February 10, 2009.PDF file

 

††††† The Other National Debt

††††† Haaretz, January 28, 2009.PDF file

 

††††† A Tragic Truth of Modern Israel

††††† Haaretz, October 24, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† Learning the Education Basics

††††† Haaretz, September 21, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† Knesset Centrifuges

††††† Haaretz, July 30, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† Child Benefits and Common Sense

††††† Haaretz, June 6, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† Israelís Academia Ė The Bright and Dark Sides

††††† Haaretz, May 7, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† Israel's DNA

††††† In commemoration of Israel's 60th Independence Day

††††† Haaretz, May 2, 2008.PDF file

 

Crisis in Israel's Universities

series in Haaretz

 

††††† Canary in the Academic Mine

††††† Haaretz, March 11, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† Shutting off the Academic Oxygen

††††† Haaretz, March 18, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† Israel's Academic About-face

††††† Haaretz, March 26, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† The Third Tuition Option

††††† Haaretz, April 13, 2008.PDF file

 

On the brain drain from Israeli universities

two part Vox series

 

††††† An Academic Exodus

††††† Vox March 13, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† Academia in Israel and the U.S.

††††† Vox March 14, 2008.PDF file

 

††††††† Vox is a Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) policy portal aimed at "promoting research-based policy analysis and commentary by leading scholars."

 

††††† A State of Inequality

††††† Haaretz, January 7, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† Gaps in Income and in Understanding

††††† Haaretz, January 1, 2008.PDF file

 

††††† Science Fiction

††††† Haaretz, December 18, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† The Black Hole Called Education

††††† Jerusalem Post, December 18, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† The Educational Tower of PISA

††††† Haaretz, December 13, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† From 1948 to 2008

††††† Haaretz, November 22, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† A Lesson in Spin

††††† Haaretz, September 2, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† Who is a Jew?

††††† Haaretz, August 17, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† The Sicarii of the Third Temple

††††† Haaretz, July 26, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† 12 Months of National Emergency

††††† Haaretz, June 19, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† To the Boycotting Brits

††††† The Jerusalem Post, June 5, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† The Expensive Education Leadership Vacuum

††††† Haaretz, March 27, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† The Moment of Truth

††††† Haaretz, February 6, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† The High-Risk Roads of Israel

††††† with Avi Naor, founder and chairman of the Or Yarok Association

††††† Haaretz, January 16, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† The Education Minister and the Facts

††††† Haaretz, January 11, 2007.PDF file

 

††††† Education Reform Now

††††† Haaretz, December 24, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† Education Minister in Denial

††††† Haaretz, December 13, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† The Litmus Test for Governmental Reform

††††† Haaretz, October 16, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† The Systemís Broken and Needs Fixing

††††† Haaretz, September 21, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† Roadmap to Governance

††††† Haaretz, September 11, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† It's Not Personal, It's Governmental

††††† Haaretz, September 4, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† The Day After

††††† Haaretz, August 8, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† Separate but not Equal

††††† Haaretz, July 6, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† The State of Israel's Education

††††† Haaretz, June 20, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† Education or Interest

††††† Haaretz, June 12, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† Gaps in Education and in Understanding

††††† Haaretz, June 1, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† Draft Economics

††††† Haaretz, May 18, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† Convergence to a Common Toolbox

††††† Haaretz, May 10, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† The Impact of Policy

††††† Haaretz, April 10, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† Go and Learn - Again

††††† Haaretz, January 2, 2006.PDF file

 

††††† Go and Learn

††††† Haaretz, December 26, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† Route 6 and Levantine Capitalism

††††† Haaretz, November 26, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† The Real Political Big Bang

††††† Haaretz, September 25, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† On Avigdor's Lawn

††††† Haaretz, August 31, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† Netanyahu, the Market and the Jungle

††††† Haaretz, August 18, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† A National Security Grand Strategy

††††† Haaretz, August 4, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† The Grand-Master and His Dangerous Game

††††† Haaretz, July 5, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† On Values and Settlers

††††† Haaretz, June 9, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† The Jewish State and the Jewish People

††††† Haaretz, May 4, 2005.PDF file

 

Socioeconomic Threats and the Way to a Turnaround

The entire series in one pdf file

††††† The Economic Threat

††††† Haaretz, February 4, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† The Social Threat

††††† Haaretz, March 11, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† The Education Threat

††††††† with former commander of the Israeli Air Force, Maj. Gen. (res) Herzl Bodinger

††††† Haaretz, March 17, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† The Health Threat

††††† Haaretz, February 13, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† The Budget Threat

††††† Haaretz, March 21, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† Toward a True Socio-Economic Turnaround

†††††† Haaretz, April 28, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† Another Lesson in Educational Integrity

††††† Haaretz, January 3, 2005.PDF file

 

††††† The Ministry of Education for Values

††††† Haaretz, December 23, 2004.PDF file

 

††††† The Eyes of a Nation

††††† Haaretz, December 15, 2004.PDF file

 

††††† How a Nation's Future is Determined

††††† Maariv, December 5, 2004.PDF file

 

††††† Education in Israel: A Problematic Present and a Hopeful Future

††††† Haaretz, October 10, 2004.PDF file

 

††††† The Question of Questions

††††† Maariv, September 26, 2004.PDF file

 

††††† The Children of '86 and Israeli Democracy

††††† Haaretz, August 9, 2004.PDF file

 

††††† Herzl's State

††††† In commemoration of 100 years since Herzl

††††† Maariv, July 12, 2004.PDF file

 

††††† The Status Quo Isn't an Option

††††† with former Israeli National Security Advisor, Maj. Gen. (res) Uzi Dayan

††††† The Jerusalem Post, May 6, 2004.PDF file

 

Socioeconomic Roadmap

The entire series in one pdf file

English version of series originally published in Hebrew in Globes

Russian version of series (partial) published in Vremya Yiskat

 

††††† Israel's March of the Lemming

††††† The Jerusalem Post, January 29, 2004. PDF file

 

††††† Three Paths to the Precipice

††††† The Jerusalem Post, February 5, 2004. PDF file

 

††††† On Haze and Policy

††††† The Jerusalem Post, February 12, 2004. PDF file

††††† Vremya Yiskat, May 2004.PDF file in Russian

 

††††† A Tale of Two Countries

††††† The Jerusalem Post, February 19, 2004. PDF file

†††††† Vremya Yiskat, May 2004.PDF file in Russian

 

††††† Asleep and Drifting Toward the Falls

††††† Haaretz, March 22, 2002.PDF file

 

††††† Poverty, Growth and Education in Israel

††††† Haaretz, March 23, 2001.PDF file

 

Articles from "National Socioeconomic Priorities"

project for Prime Minister Ehud Barak

††††† Education

††††† Haaretz, June 11, 2000.PDF file

 

††††† Transportation Infrastructure

†††††† Haaretz, June 15, 2000.PDF file

 

††††† Disparity and Education

††††† The Jerusalem Post, September 29, 2000. PDF file

 

††††† On Long-Run Growth and Income Disparity Among Nations

††††† The Independent, London, November 23, 1997. PDF file

 

 

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