If the Arab representatives announce in advance that they will always sit on the opposition benches, there is no point to their being in the Knesset
Israel Election 2019
According to a report, Walla owner Shaul Elovitch passed on messages from a Netanyahu associate to Walla CEO Ilan Yeshua, and the three cooperated to undermine Bennett
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Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit is widely expected to refuse Netanyahu’s request
Gantz's new election campaign video, featuring footage of Gaza's destruction, cites official Israeli government statistics. But even the Israeli Foreign Ministry and IDF admit that there were less militants and more civilians
Four of the prime minister's lawyers met with Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit to discuss Netanyahu's request to delay announcement to avoid influencing voters
Madhat Yusuf was shot and bled to death in the town of Nablus in October 2000 ■ Netanyahu defended Gantz on several occasions after the incident
The prime minister is aiming to raise questions among the public about Mendelblit, but his strategy is blatantly transparent
Israeli cyberwarfare expert Gabi Siboni, known as a serial worrier, is concerned that the country is unprepared for the 'cybernetic era'
'The centrist camp is depressed now. It doesn’t have the team spirit that Likud people have. It’s perplexed and confused,' PR manager says
When the debate is dispersed, politicians can’t control the agenda and deliver the messages they want. But it may not be enough to save Israeli media
Central Election Committee chair says the Education Ministry produced a 'propaganda-like' video using public money, constituting 'prohibited electioneering'
The Tel Aviv launch of Yisrael Beiteinu’s election campaign reflected Lieberman’s unique mix of bullying, cynicism and a surprising degree of self-awareness
The prime minister seeks to silence any criticism by the justice minister and the media
In a series of short videos, former IDF chief of staff takes pride in the assassination of Hamas military chief, bombing thousands of Gaza targets and killing 1,364 terrorists. He also expresses hope for peace
Likud claims responsibility for sign that originally appeared without party logo, a day after Netanyahu publishes video targeting AG regarding decision on corruption probes
As the April 9 election approaches, new parties are forming and veteran ones are splitting up. Let's see how well you're keeping up with the news
Poll still has Likud in first place with 32 seats, with the possible alliance between Yesh Atid and Hatnuah receiving 17 seats
An anti-media campaign is a new low in the politics of the prime minister and his fellow Likud members
Prime minister also slams attorney general's decision to grant media interview, saying it 'raises serious questions'
The billboard, displaying photographs of leading journalists who regularly report on Netanyahu's corruption cases, carries no sign of who's behind it ■ Matching Facebook page launched as country readies for April 9 election
Senior justice official says indictment expected in case involving suspicions that Netanyahu intervened with regulators to help a friend in exchange for favorable media coverage
The Gillette commercial caused me to look again, more closely, at Netanyahu's Iwo Jima moment. That's when it struck me
According to new polls released Wednesday, 31 percent of Israeli prefer Benny Gantz to Benjamin Netanyahu as PM, while 42 percent favor Netanyahu
Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin, Hilik Bar and Eitan Broshi announce they will not run for reelection in the Labor party primary ahead of April 9 general election
Agudat Yisrael and Degel Hatorah to sustain cooperation as United Torah Judaism ■ Following departure of Bennett and Shaked, Habayit Hayehudi considering scrapping primaries to save money
Druze Protest Nation-state Law Outside Israeli Party Leaders' Homes; Politicians Vow to 'Fix' Legislation
Protesters seek commitment to amend contentious legislation that enshrined country's Jewish character
A parliamentarian with an independent streak and a social-welfare agenda, Orli Levi-Abekasis and her new Gesher ticket are showing well in the polls, but it's still hard to define what she actually stands for
Including those who cite illness as an excuse for not voting, unless suffering from heart attack, brain seizure or permanent death
Central Election Committee chair says amendment which requires transparency in online election propaganda would make it harder for foreign countries to influence upcoming Knesset election
Despite opposition from Netanyahu and the Likud, further restrictions on election propaganda is needed to safeguard democratic values
If Benny Gantz’s predecessor as chief of staff, Gabi Ashkenazi, joins the slate, he is expected to receive the No. 2 slot, or at least join the cabinet if the party enters the government
The former chief of staff’s pledge to amend the nation-state law embodies the choice between patriotism and nationalism that awaits Israelis on April 9
All of Israel’s recent governing coalitions have included a civil libertarian component. We can only hope that the next coalition will contain at least one party that will take up the liberal center-right banner
Bezazel Smotrich, the youthful face of unrepentant Jewish extremism, has been elected to lead one of Israel’s oldest parties, marking a generational changing of guard in the settler movement
Bezalel Smotrich, considered the Knesset's right-wing bellwether, is expected to lead Habayit Hayehudi after Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked broke off to found their own party
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Former military chief to crowd of Israeli Druze protesters: 'You're fighting for your home, keep going' ■ Former Mossad chief: 'I believe in Gantz as a leader' ■ Bennett and Shaked's new party: 'He's teamed up with the left'
I hereby announce with regret, mixed with relief, that we must adopt the words of Ecclesiastes: 'There is nothing new under the sun'
The current government shouldn’t wait for its successor - Netanyahu and Kahlon must fix what they have broken
As a new right wing emerges, two of Israel's three religious parties may not make it through the next election cycle: 'There is definitely reason for optimism'
Livni is reportedly prepared to join with Yesh Atid without gunning for number one slot on a unified Knesset roster ■ Lapid concludes he needs to boost strength within center-left bloc after failing to court center-right
Yigal Unna warned of assaults on state facilities in October, three months before Shin Bet head Nadav Argaman said foreign country intends to interfere in upcoming election