The Gillette commercial caused me to look again, more closely, at Netanyahu's Iwo Jima moment. That's when it struck me
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
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
Despite opposition from Netanyahu and the Likud, further restrictions on election propaganda is needed to safeguard democratic values
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
Ze’ev Engelmayer is one of Israel’s most famous illustrators. But once he dons a baby-pink bodysuit, yellow foam wig and scarlet court shoes, he becomes Shoshke, its most defiant protest artist
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
Despite attacks from Netanyahu's cronies, former Israel Defense Forces chief Benny Gantz is running neck-and-neck with the prime minister
Over a quarter of the 20th Knesset's lawmakers were female, but advocates are cautiously optimistic that the April 9 election could top that – with these 13 women all likely to make headlines
Likud voices objection to an appeal filed to Israel's Central Elections Committee that seeks to ban anonymous propaganda ahead of the April 9 vote
Social networks are not subject to the country's antiquated electioneering law, allowing for early campaigning online
At the swearing-in ceremony for new judges, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked accuses law academics of ‘toeing the line’ of judicial activist approach pioneered by Aharon Barak
Moshe Arens’ voice was unique, insistent and unsuited to the talking points of Likud and Netanyahu
The prime minister is exploiting the right-wing’s eternal sense of victimhood to blind it to the incriminating evidence collected against him
'I'm willing to do it on live TV,' Netanyahu says, claiming he has 'nothing to lose' and demanding to be confronted with witnesses in probes against him
The U.S.-educated former defense minister lost his American accent, but one Israeli characteristic he never quite mastered was pushiness
Arens was esteemed by many as the 'gentleman' of Israeli politics and was one of the top representatives of national, liberal and democratic Zionism
The prime minister proves at every opportunity that in the battle for his political survival, there are no limits. This is not how a premier behaves
Kulanu's Moshe Kahlon understands that the fate of his party is up to him, and is now turning to younger voters while hoping to partner with Gabi Ashkenazi
We’re finished raping you, dear Palestinians. Now let’s divorce. That’s fair. Isn’t it?
Hundreds of members leave party in light of chairman's conduct in breaking up Zionist Union alliance ■ Polls predict a steep decline in seats ahead of April 9 election
As army chief Benny Gantz fought for raising the defense budget and against bombing Iran’s nuclear facilities. But the halo of having been chief of staff isn’t sufficient to win the election.
Labor chief Avi Gabbay slams former partner Livni ■ Party members move to unseat Gabbay ■ Top Netanyahu challenger Gantz to deliver first campaign speech
The former military chief's newly established party would come in second in the elections behind Netanyahu's Likud, according to recent polls
According to new polls, Likud stays firm while center-left block takes a dive ■ Lawmakers divided after Labor leader Avi Gabbay's shocking move
Netanyahu won’t let a corruption trial happen no matter what it costs – war, casualties, threats or lies. Besides, Israelis no longer seek moral justification for their country’s actions
Why are secular Jews in Israel prepared to believe in Benny Gantz, but not in God, and why are religious Jews prepared to position him alongside the original God?