One issue that seems to appear periodically – with little actual action – is electoral reform.
Do any of the myriad proposals for reform have any chance in this Knesset? The need to change the electoral system is a constant shadow over the Knesset and has been expressed through a number of legislative attempts.
I have no doubt parliamentary democracy is the only system that suits the Israeli experience and has the ability to enable the country to deal with the burning topics that stand before it.
I am not certain that the coalition will be able to rally around a substantive change to the governmental system.
It would be better if the two big parties (which aren’t so big), Kadima and the Likud, will reach an agreement on key points and will bring any changes through the Kne…