The prime minister launched a preemptive strike against both the submarine affair that threatened to drown him and against the firefighting failures that quickly surfaced.
It's better for Meretz voters to at least strengthen the Labor Party, which will definitely be a part of the coalition formed by Yair Lapid, if he wins the next election.
Israeli journalists have been in Syria and Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan, but not in Gaza, an hour’s drive from Tel Aviv.
Politics is first and foremost the art of story-telling and image, and those who would replace Netanyahu need to be more radical and more thuggish than Netanyahu himself.
Because hell hath no fury like a Donald scorned and because his election could dismantle the pro-Israel bloc in Congress.
The current strategic reality is the best Israel has ever experienced, but there are questions marks on the horizon - particularly as regards the Palestinians - that need to be answered.
Peace is not going to come before Israelis know about and understand how it all began.
Nothing has been forgotten and no one is adopting Barak as the left’s old-new redeemer, but he can still do good by ruining Netanyahu’s image as the nation’s guardian and savior.
If we stop believing that someone else will solve our problems for us, perhaps we’ll be able to do it ourselves.
Poland needs to allow historians free access to and interpretation of its past. Only then can unfair and negative stereotypes, such as those used by Shlomo Avineri regarding the Polish underground Home Army, be refuted.