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Posts Tagged: Israel Politics

July 7, 2016 6:16 am
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Is an Election Brewing in Israel?

JNS.org - At the annual Herzliya Conference in Israel last month, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced a seemingly unprecedented barrage of attacks from a number of...

December 17, 2014 10:37 am
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The Crass Self-Promoting Motivations Behind the ‘Anyone But Bibi’

The "Anyone but Bibi" frenzy, now moving into high gear, highlights the absence of genuine discourse or debate over issues confronting the nation and demonstrates...

December 11, 2014 11:47 am
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In Israel, Ex-Pats Perplexed by Political Musical Chairs

JNS.org - There are two kinds of olim (immigrants) these days in Israel: those who are living through their first sudden call for early...

February 19, 2014 4:30 pm
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EXCLUSIVE: Poll Shows Israeli Public Holds Negative View of Former Israeli PM Olmert, Future Political Success Unlikely

The results of a new poll, published exclusively by The Algemeiner, reveal that the Israeli public has an overall negative view of former Israeli Prime...

February 14, 2014 3:19 pm
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Poll Numbers Show Israel’s Lieberman as Strong Contender for Prime Minister

A new Israeli poll showed Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman gaining traction with state-wide multi-party support as a national leader in Israel, according to Israel's Globes business...

October 23, 2013 8:59 am
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Beit Shemesh Politics Betray Culture Clash

Ynet - A sign that was plastered around Beit Shemesh in preparation for Israel's municipal election may well contain the gist of the city's turbulent elections...

June 21, 2013 10:05 am
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UEFA President Heaps Praise on Israel Following Under-21 Tournament

The president of UEFA had nothing but praise for Israel, the host of this year's UEFA Under-21 championship tournament, at a press conference earlier this...

June 13, 2013 12:41 am
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Likud Leadership Elections Set for June 30th

Jerusalem Post - The Likud's election committee worked out a compromise between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his party rivals on Wednesday regarding how to...

June 11, 2013 12:11 pm
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Israeli Knesset Member’s Sultry Facebook Picture Creates Stir

Well this is one way to make a name for yourself. After a late night Knesset debate Yesh Atid newbie MK Boaz Toporovsky decided to get...

March 19, 2013 8:16 am
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Israeli Ministries Celebrate Changing of the Guard

Times of Israel - A day after being sworn into office, Israel's incoming ministers on Tuesday celebrated a series of changing-of-the-guard ceremonies at...

March 18, 2013 7:56 am
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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...

March 13, 2013 7:43 am
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Netanyahu to Lapid: Sign Deal or I’ll Negotiate With Religious Parties

Times of Israel - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued an ultimatum to Yair Lapid Wednesday afternoon — either sign a deal to join ...

March 8, 2013 9:12 am
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Bennett: Hold off on Celebrating a New Government for Now

Times of Israel - With time running out on coalition talks Friday morning, some Israeli political leaders sought to temper assessments that a...

February 19, 2013 12:52 pm
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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...

Culture

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, by Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Report: Donald Trump to Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday. The 64-year-old veteran oil...

Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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