PM claims Kahol Lavan is trying to establish coalition backed by Joint List, which would pose 'historic danger to Israel's security' ■ Gantz meets Rivlin for consultations
Magazine suggests politician's rise all the more extraordinary in light of greater obstacles faced by non-Jewish politicians in Israel
The prime minister’s assault kills minority government option and undercuts Joint List efforts to ally with the Jewish center-left
Chances of a unity government have supposedly become greater after the killing of an Islamic Jihad commander – but it's far from a done deal
Within the space of days, I witnessed the dark, disturbing gap between U.S. Jews' egalitarian embrace of Israeli Arabs - and their invisibility in Israel's public square, and exclusion from government
Earlier Thursday, Yisrael Beiteinu leader Avigdor Lieberman went after the Joint List, calling the alliance a 'fifth column' in a radio interview
Lieberman, who emerged kingmaker again after Israel's September election, charges that 'the Joint List doesn't represent the Arabs of Israel'
Joint List head says that while Balad did not recommend Gantz to the president to form a government, 'neither did all the heads of the right-wing parties, and he spoke to them'
Joint List leaders and members are saying that they would support a Gantz government from the opposition. But they have their apprehensions
Joint List chairman Ayman Odeh said that while progress was made in the three-hour meeting, 'it is far from satisfying the will of Arab citizens'
Bezalel Smotrich attacks Israeli Arab lawmakers for being absent from Knesset inauguration in order to demonstrate against violence in Arab society
Joint List chairman calls on Jewish Israelis to join nationwide demonstrations, saying 'society without weapons is a joint civil and social goal,' while Yamina’s Smotrich doubles down on Twitter attacks, saying ‘murderous’ Arabs are ‘here just for now’
Mayors, Knesset members and religious leaders joined in massive protest in northern town of Majdal Krum, where three were killed in a brawl this week
Public security minister agrees to meet on the issue with Joint List lawmakers, who will boycott the swearing-in ceremony for the new Knesset on the day of the strike
Joint List lawmaker Ahmad Tibi says his alliance would support a government 'from the outside,' which means it would not actually be part of a ruling coalition
Israel Election: Kahol Lavan MK Asked Arab Leaders to Ensure Netanyahu Gets First Crack at Forming Government
Joint List leader Ayman Odeh says he was contacted by Ofer Shelah, who asked him to ensure that only 10 of 13 lawmakers endorse Gantz — handing Netanyahu a majority
Racism isn’t the exclusive province of the right. Racism is the state.
For years, Arab politicians were shunned by Zionist parties — and vice versa. In the space of five short months, that has all changed
Israel Election Results: Rivlin Stalls Decision on Who Forms Government as Gantz, Netanyahu Teams Begin Unity Talks
Negotiations teams representing Likud and Kahol Lavan convened a day after the party leaders met, in what President Rivlin described as 'a significant step'
What appears as an ideological rift within the alliance of Arab factions may in fact have been coordinated with Benny Gantz's party
Opinion Israel’s Arab MKs Don't Expect Gantz to Become a Palestinian-lover. Just Not a Netanyahu-clone
The Joint List's Arab MKs who endorsed a former IDF chief - accused of war crimes against fellow Palestinians - for prime minister are risking everything to oust Netanyahu. Now Gantz must reciprocate
Israel Election Results: Netanyahu, Gantz Made 'Significant Steps' in First Meeting to Negotiate New Government, Rivlin Says
PM and Kahol Lavan met at Rivlin's residence, locked in stalemate as both insist on being first to serve as PM in rotation deal ■ Netanyahu got 55 recommendations, Gantz 54 – including the backing of Israeli Arab party
It only remains to be seen whether Gantz and the State of Israel are prepared to view Arab citizens and their representatives as legitimate partners who can help set the national agenda