Few Israelis have heard of Dr. Ofer Cassif, the Jewish representative on the far-leftist Hadash party's Knesset slate. On April 9, that will change
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Taboola promoted negative articles on the closing of a company formerly chaired by Benny Gantz but later nixed the campaign claiming it does not publish political content
With a week remaining for the parties to finalize their slates, Gantz hits Netanyahu where it hurts
This pathology grows stronger in the face of the stability of right-wing rule, especially the imperial kind like that of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Netanyahu's rival Benny Gantz is continuing his bid to establish a strong slate for his party Hosen L'Yisrael
MK Ilan Gilon, MK Michal Rozin, and MK Esawi Freige retain place in top five of party ticket, while Ali Salalha, a school principal in a Druze village, will be fifth
A lack of trust and conflict between Hadash, Balad, Ra'am and Ta'al may lead the parties to stand apart in the face of the challenge of reaching the electoral threshold
The left-wing party should have been doing well in April’s election, but polls show differently – can Thursday’s vote save it from years of decline and an unpopular leader?
The ‘ultimate deal’ won’t be between Israel and the Arab world but between Netanyahu and his right-wing coalition partners; he will protect their settlements, and they will protect him as he fights possible indictments
In Netanyahu's eyes, the media, the military and the courts are all in on the plot against him
How is it possible to be so compassionate and so conscientious, and ignore absolute evil?
Hosen L'Yisrael chairman says the prime minister crossed 'a red line' and desecrated 'the holy of holies' by exposing Syria strike as war of words escalates
Meanwhile, Habayit Hayehudi announces that Yedioth Ahronoth journalist Yifat Erlich will be its number three
The votes were cast using paper ballots, but a recount was ordered due to irregularities. One tweet exposed the security breach
Voters in the Monday primary shared criticism of party chairman Avi Gabbay, but agreed that the old-time left-wing, social agenda of the party is still the only way to go
New Hosen L’Yisrael campaign videos slam Netanyahu for transferring money to Hamas, promise not to 'pay protection fees' to the organization
Campaign video promoted by PM accuses political rival Benny Gantz, a division commander at time of incident, of abandoning Madhat Yusuf, who bled to death near Joseph’s Tomb
The party would now win eight seats, according to a poll by Channel 13 News, or 14 seats if it ran on a joint ticket with the left-wing Meretz party
Ayelet Shaked also says she's confident Benjamin Netanyahu will lead next Israeli government, dismisses former IDF chief Benny Gantz as unqualified to lead country
Controversial lawmaker Bezalel Smotrich says his National Union party is in talks with other outfits to run together in the general election on April 9
Projected to go down to four or five seats, finance minister says he will recommend Netanyahu to be PM again, boasts he will give him majority
Labor has ceased to be a ruling party – and five other takeaways from Monday's primary
Arab lawmaker Aida Touma-Sliman, 54, freely admits she isn't in the Israeli parliament to make friends, but is willing to work with her biggest enemy if it advances causes such as women’s and workers’ rights
Labor’s diverse Knesset list is to Likud’s all-Ashkenazi male makeup as U.S Democrats are to Republicans, more or less
Gabbay should explain that the right is leading us to annexation of the territories, and therefore to the establishment of a binational state, which means an end to the Zionist dream
Netanyahu promoted a paid social media post falsely claiming that Gantz once left a border policeman 'to die.' Should the current commander of the West Bank forces now conclude that the government won't back him up?
Itzik Shmuli elected to first place, followed by Stav Shaffir, Shelly Yacimovich, Amir Peretz and Merav Michaeli
Remarks come after Bennett said 'Netanyahu's first phone call will be to Gantz... it's what he always does'
Justice Ministry says military investigation found Gaza airstrike in question killed militants, adding that Hague court lacks jurisdiction
With 10 days left to submit their lists of candidates, parties on left and right are feverishly contemplating mergers and acquisitions that could redraw the political map
Politicians, media, money and mafia-like conduct: An indictment in Case 2000 may include charges of bribery or breach of trust – but the corruption it represents goes much deeper
Public opinion polls forecast a grim future for Israel's founding party. This dismal horizon will have party newcomers scrapping for member votes, who appear to remain indifferent
While Merav Michaeli and Stav Shaffir campaign for Labor ahead of Monday's primary, both women already have their sights set on a post-Gabbay future
Treasury officials have been trading charges about who is responsible for allegedly cooking the books and why they did it
Contrary to the media propaganda against him, hated American president knows how to formulate new approaches that can change reality
As election nears and with the Joint List splitting up, why should only one Arab party behave responsibly while the other is free of that burden?
PLUS: Why the prime minister isn't guaranteed victory on April 9. Listen free.
The leader of Mizrahi ultra-Orthodox Shas party ended speculations over a joint run with its Ashkenazi counterpart in the April election
The diversity, not to mention the fragmentation, within the LGBT community is the reason it could benefit from a gay party
Our role on the left is not to compete in verbal radicalism or to argue over whether there will be another mass expulsion and whether it will devolve into mass murder; our role is to thwart such a horrific scenario.
Keeping it alive by artificial means will only humiliate the suffering patient and obscure its former greatness