Even AIPAC broke its usual silence after Netanyahu legitimized followers of the infamous Rabbi Kahane, who was a household name in America before setting foot in Israel
Benjamin (Binyamin) Netanyahu is the prime minister of Israel. Netanyahu was born in Tel Aviv on October 21, 1949, to Tsilah and Benzion, a renowned historian. His older brother, Yonatan (Yoni), was killed in action while commanding the special forces rescue operation of Israeli hostages in Entebbe, Uganda.
Benjamin Netanyahu is married to Sara, with whom he has two sons. He has been married twice before and has a daughter from his first marriage. In 2009, he became a grandfather for the first time.
On February 14, 2018, Israel Police announced that there was sufficient evidence indicating Netanyahu took bribes in two separate cases and acted "against public interests."
The public opinion surveys were done fast and furious Thursday, but the Gantz-Lapid alliance surprised on the upside, always a good sign
Avichai Mendelblit expected to make his long-awaited decision known on condition that it isn't final in order to avoid claims he is attempting to influence the election
Whoever wins the election, the degeneration is coming to a head. Meir Kahane is at the gates of the Knesset, and more race laws will be passed
Far-right party accuses U.S. Jewish lobbying group of hypocrisy: 'They have never come out against figures on the Israeli left who want to cancel out the Jewish state'
'What hypocrisy and double standards by the left,' Netanyahu says of denouncements that came after he endorsed a merger between Habayit Hayehudi and Otzma Yehudit
After Natalie Portman's embarrassing snub last year, Netanyahu associate Kraft seemed like a trouble-free pick for the foundation. But things didn't go as planned
After Netanyahu brokered party merger that could lead to Kahanists taking seats in the next Knesset, U.S. lawmakers are concerned the premier is legitimizing racist platforms
Pro-Israel lobby group is latest in slamming Otzma Yehudit, the party Netanyahu convinced to join forces with Habayit Hayehudi to increase their chances of winning seats
To win, it won't be enough for Benny Gantz or Benjamin Netanyahu to emerge as the leader of the largest party
We U.S. Jews said during the Women's March controversy we'd never tolerate a Farrakhan or his fans in our community: there would be an immediate, unqualified denunciation. This is our Farrakhan moment
Netanyahu wants the right to look at Mendelblit’s signature on the indictment and see Rabin’s signature on the Oslo Accords, to look at the center-left camp and see Hamas
The leaders of Hosen L’Yisrael and Yesh Atid have shown political maturity in setting aside their egos to run together
The veteran Jewish organization originally told Haaretz it won’t comment on internal Israeli politics, but later released a strong statement against Otzma Yehudit’s racist views
Netanyahu is sowing fear that his rivals will give back land to Palestinians and thrust Israel back to the days of suicide bombers, but this election is actually all about his own survival
There is no other political glue uniting this new venture, and in case of failure it will be summarily dismantled
Netanyahu touts Israel's diplomatic and economic standing, warns against 'left-wing generals pretending to be right wing'
Benny Gantz calls for 'national reconciliation instead of incitement' in first press conference since announcing merger with Yair Lapid to form Kahol Lavan
Netanyahu's Trump-inspired Embrace of Racist Right Is Repulsive, but Gantz-Lapid Threat Means You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
For all his achievements, the prime minister is doomed to go down in history as the leader who corrupted his country’s soul to stay in power
Arab-majority parties Hadash and Ta'al agree to run on joint slate ■ Habayit Hayehudi's number 3 quits after party joins forces with Kahanists
Netanyahu is backing Israel’s KKK for naked domestic political gain. And that's not all the damage his frenzied, odious political maneuver has caused
Netanyahu lost his moral compass years ago, but his electoral deal with Israel's most extreme racists is a moment of crisis, and a test, for American Jews. Don't fail it
Joint slate will be named 'Blue and White.' Gantz will be prime minister for two and a half years before handing over reins to Lapid, who would serve as FM ■ Ex- IDF chief Gabi Ashkenazi joins unified roster ■ Likud blasts union: 'It's either their left-wing gov't or us'
The party that considers itself a bastion of morality has turned itself into the door through which despicable racists and violent nationalists will enter the halls of power
The prime minister has again proved that there is no level to which he will not sink to preserve his power and avoid an indictment
Leaders say Netanyahu’s move will hurt Israel’s image and create rift with Jewish Americans, warn that future MKs could be denied entry to U.S.
Levi-Abekasis blasts Gantz, will go it alone ■ Green Leaf won't run ticket for first time in 20 years
Ashdod has been a bulwark of support for the prime minister and his Likud party, but on a recent visit Haaretz discovers growing discontent toward the country’s long-serving leader
Likud sources say the prime minister canceled the meeting in Moscow as main rival Gantz in talks with Yair Lapid to merge
Hosen L'Yisrael's chairman understands the chances of ousting Netanyahu are slim, and is focusing on fighting for the leadership of his bloc