Lawmaker Omer Yankelevich is the first ultra-Orthodox woman to be appointed to a ministerial position. But will she be Israel’s bridge to the Jewish world or an obstacle?
As he heads into the courtroom to face graft charges, Netanyahu now heads the most bloated government in Israel's history. Anshel Pfeffer explains. LISTEN FREE
In coalition deals with Netanyahu's Likud, Shas and United Torah Judaism ensured they would get key appointments in the cabinet and Knesset
Israel's newly-appointed ministers have already delivered on their main pledge: Uniting Israelis, albeit in revulsion and disgust
The prime minister wants to make his ministers a laughingstock and the Knesset as irrelevant as possible, ensuring that the Israeli political system serves only one man
Met with opposition heckling, Netanyahu said now is the time for anyone who believes in 'our rights in the Land of Israel to join a government led by me to bring about a historic process together'
Prime Minister Netanyahu's new government has 36 ministers and 16 deputy ministers ■ Benny Gantz set to replace him in 18 months
This may have been Israel’s longest-serving government by some distance, but its list of achievements was short. Indeed, its main purpose was to serve as the prime minister's own personal platform
Netanyahu 'chose a path that isn't right,' defense minister hours before new government is sworn in, with Yamina's Rafi Peretz as Jerusalem affairs minister
Gesher leader will take position as community development minister ■ Agreement with Netanyahu's Likud says she will support annexation
Last-ditch effort between Netanyahu and Bennett to include Yamina in coalition fails as both sides tell different stories
Transportation, Energy and Environment are usually considered to be second-string portfolios, but for the prime minister they are critical
No new elements justify investigation in cases Justice Minister Amir Ohana says undermine the public trust in Israel's state prosecution, watchdog argues
Netanyahu's party has 15 ministers in the outgoing government. In the incoming coalition, they'll have a bit fewer. These are the MKs hoping to get their hands on portfolios
Minister Ohana says Shai Nitzan illegally used official email account after being put on leave, but Nitzan says it is part of 'ongoing delegitimization campaign'
The decision to effectively keep Netanyahu in power has the leftist minority in disarray – but at least the country's highest judicial authority lives to fight another day
While it may look like the prime minister is galvanizing his proxies against Supreme Court President Esther Hayut, his campaign against her will very soon find someone else in its crosshairs
Haaretz report saying Mendelblit 'is convinced that Netanyahu will do everything to destroy the judicial system' is, according to the prime minister, 'fictional libel'
Avichai Mendelblit reportedly believes that Acting State Prosecutor Dan Eldad is drudging up an old case in order to discredit him
Outlook lowered to stable from positive, but agency retains A1 rating
Israel's health minister ends a decade on the job with appallingly low ratings after focusing largely on his own causes and doing precious little during the worst health crisis the country's ever faced
Yaakov Litzman, who contracted the coronavirus himself, said he is 'proud of the current state of the health system,' promising Israelis that 'it is strong and stable'
United Torah Judaism Chairman Litzman is eyeing the Housing Ministry in the Netanyahu-Gantz unity government now in the making
Likud, Kahol Lavan retreat on wholesale granting of portfolios to failed Knesset candidates for fear High Court would cancel it
Two decades ago, Prof. Shaul Kimhi, an expert in analyzing leaders’ personalities, sketched a psychological profile of the prime minister. Now he explains how Netanyahu is displaying these same traits during the coronavirus crisis