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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 booklet unearths, for the 1st time, the unsuitable mentality of those elites and the way this impacts their international coverage. As a political scientist and pupil of the America's Founding Fathers, he presents a qualified critique of Israel's ideological and institutional flaws. Eidelberg additionally presents an in depth account of Israel's fiscal and technological contribution to the us. opposite to standard opinion, buck for greenback, the USA gets extra from Israel than Israel gets from the USA! ultimately, Eidelberg bargains a treatment for Israel's woes. He first exhibits that even supposing Israel, is a democracy from a sociological point of view, it isn't a democracy from a political-institutional standpoint. not just does Israel lack a written structure with institutional assessments and balances, yet participants of the legislature aren't separately responsible to the citizens in constituency elections. working in Israel isn't really consultant executive rather a lot as multi-party cupboard govt ruled by means of the leading minister. Eidelberg has consequently drafted a structure that empowers the folks and is in keeping with simple Judaic principles.

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