Yeshayahu Leibowitz got it right even before 1967 when he warned that Israel was heading down a dangerous moral slope.
Israeli embassy unaware of any arrest warrants for Mofaz, but refusal of immunity makes visit riskier.
For a country that insists it’s done nothing wrong, Israel sure acts like it has something to hide.
Labor due to approve slate tonight; Eli Yishai on his way out of Shas; Lieberman does not rule out coalition with Labor.
Coalition Talks Enter Final Stretch Netanyahu Meets With Lapid, Bennett to Iron Out Final Terms of Coalition Agreement
Disagreements remain on subject of ultra-Orthodox military service; Lieberman outlines reforms to Israel's system of governance to be presented by new government; Mofaz's role in new coalition still unclear.
The three met Thursday in Ra’anana to unite forces against what they consider to be too lax a framework for drafting the ultra-Orthodox proposed by Likud as part of the coalition negotiations.
A Lapid-Livni-Mofaz move might still be possible. Israel's government hasn't yet been formed. The coming years haven't yet happened. The knockout blow hasn't yet been delivered.
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Shaul Mofaz's party just barely made it into the Knesset, but he might find himself defense minister.
Getting Kadima head Shaul Mofaz to join Likud will enlarge the ruling party's Knesset faction to 33 seats, and more importantly, will widen the gap between the Knesset's right-wing and center-left blocs to 63-57.
As the Knesset's biggest party heads for the garbage heap of history, this former general can do nothing but ponder where he went wrong.
In American politics they often cite the Democratic Party spokesman who was asked to comment on the defection of the controversial mayor of Los Angeles, Sam Yorty, to the rival Republican Party. In a single move, he said, Yorty improved the quality of both parties.
Mofaz plans to focus on what he termed Netanyahu's 'obsession' with attacking Iran.
Opinion polls released this week, after the unification of Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu for the election, gave Kadima three to five Knesset seats.