In response to the action of the Likud Elections committee that bumped me from the 20th to the 36th spot on the Likud Knesset list, I have received numerous phone calls from attorneys urging me to appeal to the Israeli Supreme Court.
Jewish Law is democratic in the sense that it belongs to all of the people, a principle reflected in the Talmudic position that each individual can approach G-d in prayer without priestly intercessions.
There is a great scene in "Fiddler On The Roof" where a donor gives a beggar one kopek.
"Why only one kopek?" asks the beggar.
"I had a bad week," replies the donor.
"If you had a bad week," responds the beggar, "why should I have to suffer?"