The prime minister's response to social protests that have swept up Israel is a case study in mismanagement.
The prime minister sounds truly committed to tackling the issues brought up by the protesters, writes Yossi Verter, but that doesn't mean he likes the protest leaders themselves, whom he thinks wish him ill.
Netanyahu to put forward plan that will 'change the face of the country'; main points of plan to break monopolies that are preventing competition and to slash indirect taxes.
Social justice is about to make the comeback of its life. But in the end, the question is: who gets it?
With the housing protest gaining momentum, the prime minister is facing largest domestic crisis since he took office; he now has the opportunity to come up with a new agenda, will he rise to the occasion?
The middle class rebellion, spreading like wildfire throughout the country, is undoubtedly the most acute crisis the second Netanyahu government has had to deal with.
Netanyahu is not satisfied with his finance minister, but he will not fire him. Steinitz is not a terrible finance minister, but he is devoid of political and public standing.
Leftists, settlers join forces in bid to portray Israeli war effort as failure.
Netanyahu isn’t even pretending to keep his cool in light of the housing protest. It’s a strategic threat, and he wants to be the one who solves it.
Events this week showed that junior MKs are dictating the national agenda and the settler tail is wagging the dog in the Knesset.