After redefining 'Jew' and 'anti-Semitism' to fit his political objectives, Israel's PM is now rewriting the Holocaust, whitewashing Polish and Hungarian involvement in the murder of Jews to cement his political alliances
Bibi is the contrarian nationalist leader who has proved you can get away with it and the likes of Italy’s Matteo Salvini want some of that aura – but at what price to the Jewish state?
Opinion Netanyahu’s Attempt to Smear Rival’s Wife Shows He Still Doesn’t Understand His Religious Allies
It’s not rare for religious politicians to act in a non-religious way in their private lives. Did Netanyahu actually think he would gain votes by revealing that Naftali Bennet’s wife had worked in a non-kosher restaurant?
The media festival made out of what is just another stage in an operation suggests this may actually be Operation Netanyahu Shield
If Netanyahu wins the coming election, which all the polling currently indicates he will, he will use that as vindication for his legal position
From Qatar to Iran, none of the countries participating in the MED2018 conference seemed really interested in the Palestinians. Normalization with Israel, on the other hand, was all the rage: ‘It’s a total change in paradigm’
Israel’s democracy, a marvel compared to its neighbors, is imperfect, tenuous and besieged. In Rome, visiting the most iconic symbol of Jewish exile and captivity, I doubted for the first time that Israel would survive a serious test of its freedoms
It’s deja vu all over again — Dery, Lieberman, Netanyahu and high-tech on hyperdrive — but remember that in 1998, the opposition got its act together
Bennett wanted to resign, but he couldn't take the pressure against bringing down a right-wing government and repeating the 1992 trauma that brought the 'Oslo disaster'
Netanyahu's statement Sunday was his first election speech of the 2019 campaign. And taking on the defense portfolio was a crucial step toward having a shot at winning
The next Knesset election could conceivably take place anytime between February and November, but the prime minister’s party is one of the few looking to delay it as much as possible
Many U.S. Jews were shocked by Netanyahu’s ludicrously sycophantic praise for Trump the racist inciter after Pittsburgh. Their shock was misplaced. Israel will always choose national interests over Jewish solidarity
Explained Defense Minister Resigns, Firing First Salvo of Israeli Elections. The Timing Couldn't Be Worse for Netanyahu
By resigning now, Lieberman is sticking the failure of Gaza on Netanyahu and signaling Israel's election campaign has begun
Ultra-Orthodox communities are increasingly divided, with a small but growing number of young people openly defying their rabbis and voting for non-Haredi candidates – with major implications for the Diaspora
Analysis Why Netanyahu Will Do Almost Anything for a Gaza Cease-fire (And It Has Nothing to Do With Peace)
A cease-fire in Gaza fits in perfectly with Netanyahu's strategy: Bullying the Palestinians until they give up, then pushing them off the political agenda
A myth linking Armistice and Kristallnacht - one that began with falsifying the war record of the 100,000 German Jews who fought for the Fatherland during World War I – still exists today
Long-standing incumbents in some of Israel’s biggest cities could be ousted Tuesday, with the ultra-Orthodox bloc divided and Likudniks going against the wishes of their leader. Is it the shape of things to come in 2019?
While the past six years have seen a number of lethal attacks on Jews in Europe at the hands of Muslim immigrants, the Pittsburgh shooting shows we have returned to the real and present threat of far-right racism
Who's the least damaging candidate I can vote for? Bibi's carpetbagger, a far-right political hack, a professional in hock to ultra-Orthodox rabbis or a rank amateur?
Though interesting, ‘The Lobby’ fails to ask the only important question: Why is the State of Israel, with its fabled intelligence services, begging a bunch of amateurs for intel?