At the moment of truth, he preferred the political comfort of curling up with his right-wing base to taking a political chance for the benefit of Israel’s future.
The prime minister's decision to give up the communications minister's post is simply for show. His control of policy in the sector will continue – along with his threat to press freedom.
From now on, responsibility for the nature of the policy and achieving the deal rests on Netanyahu alone.
The only realistic solution, which could end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict justly and morally, is the two-state solution. Any other proposal is a dangerous trap.
There's little standing in David Friedman's way to the ambassadorship, but it is to be hoped that just as Trump reevaluated the relocation of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, he'll also freeze this miserable appointment.
Israel must put a stop to its Pavlovian responses, which are guided by the idea that what is good for the Palestinians is by necessity bad for Israel.
The State of Israel cannot allow itself to be managed in accordance with the dictates of an extreme nationalist party, which wants to annex the occupied territories and turn Israel into an apartheid state.
Giving refugees a status that enables them to work and make a living improves their situation and that of the wider population.
Bevy of reports from the past few days seems more appropriate to the annals of a dark regime than a state whose democratic pretensions are an avowed international asset.
Netanyahu, by capitulating to the extreme nationalism of Bennett’s Habayit Hayehudi, is forcing the world to oppose Israel.