Israeli Election Too Close to Call–AGAIN! Will Unity Gov’t Emerge?

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Neither Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party nor former IDF chief Benny Gantz’s Kachol v’Lavan party appears able to form a majority coalition without the support of Avigdor Liberman, leader of the midsize Yisrael Beitenu party. Photo Credit: Flash 90 As the … Read More

Israel goes back to elections as Netanyahu fails to form coalition

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with the press following the vote for Knesset dispersal.. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM) Exactly one month after the 21st Knesset was sworn in, a majority of the Knesset voted late Wednesday night to disperse … Read More

Israel Passes Controversial Jewish Nation-state Bill After Stormy Debate

62 lawmakers vote in favor of the bill after a stormy debate ■ Arab lawmakers tossed out after they tear bill in protest, call it ‘apartheid law.” Coalition members standing together after the nation-state bill passed on July 19, 2018.Olivier … Read More

Death Penalty for Terrorists Sparks Fierce Debate in Israel

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Israel’s Knesset on Wednesday voted 52-49 in favor of a bill that would enable both military and state courts to sentence convicted terrorists to death. Technically, Israeli courts can already sentence convicts to death, but only via the unanimous decision … Read More

What does today’s German Election mean for Israel?

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–Netanyahu sets policy: We won’t meet diplomats who meet with Breaking the Silence –Jewish groups: Fire German official who called pro-Israelis ‘traitors’ An objective observer can fathom why German elections matter for Israel.  German and Israeli national flags . (photo … Read More