After a long and convoluted journey from indictment to courtroom, Avichai Mendelblit finally believes the prime minister's trial for corruption charges is an inevitability
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 IDF is expected to become the first organization in the world to reach 85 percent fully vaccinated or recovered. Meanwhile, Israel faces the great Purim test
Lapid’s candidacy for premiership takes blow from his former ‘brother’ Bennett ■ The Knesset's Kahanist guest of honor points his finger at a female Arab Labor candidate in a grotesque display fitting of the Purim adloyada
The Channel 13 News poll predicts pro-Netanyahu bloc to win 45 seats, and the anti-Netanyahu bloc to win 60 seats, one short of a Knesset majority. 'People don’t want to go back to an unstable government,' the premier says in a rare interview
Leader stresses 'importance of the participation of regional countries' in Iran negotiations, according to official Bahrain News Agency in the first response from a Gulf Arab leader amid Biden's attempt to revive negotiations
The attorney general is looking into the legality of the plan, which Netanyahu decided on without cabinet approval
Despite his humiliating public shaming by his former IDF colleagues, the man who would be prime minister could still be the kingmaker after March 23
Defense Minister Gantz, who is also the alternate prime minister, may quit the race or fail to pass the electoral threshold. That may allow Netanyahu to dismiss him and Kahol Lavan ministers from the transitional government
Defense team seeks to question Avichai Mendelbilt over his approval to open a probe against Netanyahu
Albert Bourla, Pfizer's CEO, has yet to respond, showing no signs of planning to change the date of his visit
Just as Trump normalized the Proud Boys, Bibi is normalizing the neo-fascist Kahanists and their anti-Arab hate. But instead of outrage from AIPAC and U.S. Jewish groups, there's apologetics, or silence
The next phase of Prime Minister Netanyahu's corruption trial will only start on April 5, and the court will meet three times a week
Opposition leader Lapid, speaking at a Brookings Institution conference, accuses Netanyahu of turning Israel into a partisan issue. Another Netanyahu challenger, Sa'ar, says on Iran talks: 'We can't compromise our security'
Trump bartered the Sahrawi people as a kickback to Morocco to normalize its relations with Israel. But Biden can challenge Rabat’s occupation - and help liberate the last colony in Africa
The International Criminal Court decision that it can investigate alleged war crimes committed by Israel is a vindication of the Palestinians’ legal strategy. Unless it backfires
A senior defense official when the sale of German submarines to Egypt was approved says Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak okayed the deal behind his back and despite his opposition. Barak denies this
If the two wannabe prime ministers had forged a common slate for the March 23 election, Bibi would be in real trouble right now
A year after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the three-fold crisis plaguing Israeli society threatens the basic contract between the state and its citizenry, and has led to a lack of trust in government leaders and institutions and an 'unparalleled degree of polarization'
'It’s important for Israel that we work together,' New Hope leader Gideon Sa'ar tells Yamina's Naftali Bennett, calling to end negative campaigning
Fresh from his ‘warm’ conversation with the U.S. president, Prime Minister Netanyahu decided to eulogize Rush Limbaugh – a man reviled by 99 percent of Biden voters and most American Jews
'He stood by us through thick and thin,' Netanyahu wrote of Limbaugh, the firebrand right-wing talkshow host, whose death was announced Wednesday
The two leaders discussed continuation of the peace process in the Middle East, the Iranian threat and regional security challenges in hour-long conversation, PM's office says
Two years ago, AIPAC and AJC howled at Netanyahu’s alliance with neo-Kahanists. This time, though, no comment. American Jews ‘won’t be particularly shocked or outraged by anything he does at this point,’ says Israel Studies expert Dov Waxman