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Posts Tagged: 19th Knesset

April 22, 2013 2:04 am

19th Knesset to Open Summer Session

Ynet - The 19th Knesset will open its summer session Monday, and is expected to focus on the budget, haredi draft and peace talks with...

April 22, 2013 1:58 am

Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid’s Son Engages With Protestors

Times of Israel - Ever since Finance Minister Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid) announced that the looming budget crisis would require a round of ...

March 18, 2013 12:06 pm

Netanyahu Presents New Government: We Have “An Amazing Opportunity,” But Face Many External Challenges

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented Israel's 33rd government on Monday, after six weeks of negotiations came to a conclusion late last week. In a speech to...

February 19, 2013 12:52 pm

Livini is First to Join Netanyahu Coalition, Will be Next Justice Minister

In the shifting world of Israeli coalition politics, Tzipi Livni, a longtime foe of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is expected to become the...

February 6, 2013 1:28 am

New MK’s Surrounded by Family at Knesset Swearing In Ceremony

Times of Israel - At 27, Stav Shaffir might be the new Knesset's youngest member, but she knows how to act like a veteran politician. During...

February 5, 2013 11:47 am

In Knesset Opening Ceremony, New Members Sworn In, Record Number of Women

The 120 members of the 19th Knesset were sworn in Tuesday in an opening ceremony presided over by Labor's Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, the senior-most MK...

January 23, 2013 9:56 am

What is Lapid’s Position on Jerusalem?

The big surprise of Israel's election is the rise of Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid (There is a Future) party, which won 19 seats in the...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


‘We Need to Clean This Up,’ Said Clinton Aide After Obama Comments on E...

In a March 2015 interview, President Obama said that he had learned about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...