By Paul Eidelberg

An American Political Scientist in Israel recounts the author's conferences with a few of Israel's political and highbrow leaders after he immigrated to Israel in 1976. His ebook unearths, for the 1st time, the fallacious mentality of those elites and the way this impacts their international coverage. As a political scientist and scholar of the America's Founding Fathers, he offers a certified critique of Israel's ideological and institutional flaws. Eidelberg additionally offers an in depth account of Israel's fiscal and technological contribution to the USA. opposite to traditional opinion, greenback for greenback, the USA gets extra from Israel than Israel gets from the U.S.! ultimately, Eidelberg bargains a treatment for Israel's woes. He first indicates that even though Israel, is a democracy from a sociological viewpoint, it isn't a democracy from a political-institutional point of view. not just does Israel lack a written structure with institutional exams and balances, yet individuals of the legislature aren't separately liable to the citizens in constituency elections. working in Israel isn't consultant govt rather a lot as multi-party cupboard govt ruled through the major minister. Eidelberg has as a result drafted a structure that empowers the folks and is in step with easy Judaic principles.

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