One Year of Government 34 of Israel: Leading Parties’ Positions on Key Issues

17 Pages Posted: 28 May 2016

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Ilia Zatcovetsky

Samuel Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology

Asya Entov

Ariel University Political Science Department

Konstantin Yanovskiy

Shomron Center for Economic Policy Research

Date Written: May 27, 2016

Abstract

The paper explores the leading Israeli parties' positions (the right-wing mainly) on the key issues. The set of "key issues" is our choice and contains Judicial (legal system) reform, Judea and Samaria status, 2nd amendment right and self-defense, other security issues, economic policies. The paper is focused primarily on the most important issues like Kfar Duma arson case (investigation was accompanied by grave violation of suspected persons' rights), terror wave, Gas deal, new legislation weakening real estate owner's rights for the developers' benefit and more.

The principal issue of the paper is the parties' commitments to their pre-election promises and informal mandates.

Keywords: Party political platform, consistent position, Right-Left cleavages, ideology

JEL Classification: D72, D73

Suggested Citation

Zatcovetsky, Ilia and Entov, Asya and Yanovskiy, Konstantin, One Year of Government 34 of Israel: Leading Parties’ Positions on Key Issues (May 27, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2785661 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2785661

Ilia Zatcovetsky

Samuel Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology ( email )

Technion, Haifa 32000
Israel

Asya Entov

Ariel University Political Science Department ( email )

Israel
97297920592 (Phone)

Konstantin Yanovskiy (Contact Author)

Shomron Center for Economic Policy Research ( email )

Kley Shir 8
Karney Shomron, 44855

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