Opinion | Tunisian Elections: Between The Devil and Deep Blue Sea

By Nourjahen Jemaa Gara-Ali, Tunisia On the International Day of Democracy, September 15th, Tunisia had its Presidential Elections. Voters went to their polling locations to give their voices to the person they trust most. However, voter turnout reached only 45,02% despite 1 million people registering to vote in the months leading to the elections, according … Continue reading Opinion | Tunisian Elections: Between The Devil and Deep Blue Sea

Israeli Elections: The Fallacy of the Biggest Party

By Itamar Hauser, Israel For the first time in its history, Israel will go for a second election to parliament on September 17th, 2019, after the last elections’ results, from April 2019, and the following negotiations between the parties did not yield a 61-strong majority coalition in a 120 seat parliament. Personally, I used to … Continue reading Israeli Elections: The Fallacy of the Biggest Party

Élections israéliennes: Ni libres ni justes

Article écrit par Dvir Aviam, Israël  Les prochaines élections israéliennes sont un exemple de l'érosion continue de la démocratie dans la région. Bien que certains développements représentent un espoir pour la jeunesse, les élections ont mis en doute la prétention israélienne d’être la «seule démocratie du Moyen-Orient». Pour le lecteur non-informé, voici un bref résumé … Continue reading Élections israéliennes: Ni libres ni justes

Israeli Elections – Neither Free nor Fair

By Dvir Aviam Ezra, Israel   The upcoming Israeli elections are an example of the continued erosion of democracy in the region. While some developments represent hope for the young, the elections have cast into doubt the Israeli claim of being the 'only democracy in the middle east'. For the unaware reader, a short overview – … Continue reading Israeli Elections – Neither Free nor Fair

Working together by Noor Freg, Israel

Four years ago my dad was elected for the first time to be a member of the Knesset, which is similar to the congress. He was the 5th member of the party called “Meretz”. It was one of the happiest moments for him, his family, and his friends. He finally achieved what he was aiming  … Continue reading Working together by Noor Freg, Israel

Everything is going to be OK, by Tal Gur- Arye, Israel

It was November 8th and I was in an apartment belonging to an American friend residing in Tel-Aviv. We were watching the news for hours, changing the channels back and forth between CNN and Fox-News in a white night of politics and hopeful anticipation. That night, me and my friends were surprised to learn that … Continue reading Everything is going to be OK, by Tal Gur- Arye, Israel