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Posts Tagged: Israel Politicians

March 24, 2014 2:13 pm

Top Israeli Minister Under Investigation for Sex Offenses

Times of Israel - Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein is investigating allegations that a senior Israeli minister sexually assaulted or abused a woman who worked with...

October 14, 2013 3:39 pm

To Smoke or Not to Smoke: Israeli Politicians Admit to Marijuana Use

Reuven Rivlin, former Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, told Twitter followers on Monday, "If you were wondering, I hereby declare: I have never smoked marijuana....

March 18, 2013 7:56 am

All in Place: Line-Up of 33rd Israeli Government Finalized

Ynet - The line-up of Israel's 33rd government has been finalized hours before the cabinet will be sworn on Monday afternoon. Yuval Steinitz and Silvan...

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...

June 7, 2012 12:42 pm

An Interview With Naftali Bennett: Army Commander, Politician, and Businessman

One of the most intriguing personalities to recently throw his name into the Israeli political ring is 40-year-old Naftali Bennett.  A success story in various...


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...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Trump Booed at Charity Dinner for Attacks on Clinton

Well, that got awkward quickly. What began as the expected ribbing of presidential candidates at the white-tie Al Smith Dinner Thursday turned to boos as Donald Trump described Hillary Clinton as...


Israeli Security Services Thwart Major Palestinian Terror Plot - Israeli security officials revealed on Thursday that they had averted a major terrorist attack and arrested those who plotted to carry it out. According to a statement released by the Shin Bet,...

Middle East

Turkey Increases Offensive Against Kurds in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...