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Posts Tagged: Israeli Elections

November 30, 2015 11:38 am
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Netanyahu Aims to Allow Absentee Ballots for Israelis Living Abroad

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday that he plans to spearhead several electoral reforms, including one that would allow Israelis living abroad to...

April 9, 2015 10:51 am
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The Palestinian Statehood Idea Begins to Crumble

A sea change began within hours of the Israeli election returns. Thomas L. Friedman, who has devoted much of his life to promoting Palestinian statehood, declared...

March 20, 2015 4:26 pm
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Major Jewish Groups Condemn New York Magazine Comparison of Netanyahu to Arafat

Major Jewish groups expressed outrage on Thursday over a comparison between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former Palestinian leader and arch-terrorist Yassar Arafat that...

March 20, 2015 10:08 am
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Syrian Rebel Group Leaders Congratulate Netanyahu on Election Win

Jerusalem Post - Various Syrian rebel group leaders have sent congratulatory messages to newly re-elected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to an Israeli Druse who...

March 20, 2015 10:06 am
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Boehner to Meet With Netanyahu in Israel, Official Says

JNS.org - Speaker of the US House of Representatives John Boehner (R-Ohio) will travel to Israel later this month to meet with newly re-elected Israeli...

March 19, 2015 7:11 am
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Abbas Says He Will Talk With Any Israeli Government That Recognizes Two-State Solution

JTA - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he will talk to any Israeli government that accepts a two-state solution as the basis for negotiations. "It...

March 18, 2015 9:22 pm
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After Netanyahu’s Electoral Victory, Haaretz Columnist Says the Israeli People Must be Replaced

Are the Israeli people sick? According to Haaretz Columnist Gideon Levy, who was unsurprisingly not pleased with the results of Tuesday's elections in Israel, the...

March 18, 2015 5:44 pm
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World Leaders Including Canada’s Harper and India’s Modi Congratulate Netanyahu

Leaders and officials from around the world have been extending their congratulations to Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his re-election to office, after his...

March 18, 2015 12:41 pm
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Palestinians’ Erekat: PA to ‘Intensify’ International Criminal Court Effort After Likud Win

JNS.org - In the wake of the sweeping win by the Likud party, headed by current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in the Israeli elections...

March 18, 2015 12:27 pm
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Likud Officials Say ‘Kingmaker’ Kahlon Will Recommend Netanyahu to the President

After a strong victory for Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party in Israel's elections on Tuesday, negotiations are already underway to establish the next governing coalition. Netanyahu,...

March 18, 2015 10:06 am
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Netanyahu Visits Western Wall, Thanks Israeli People for Election Victory

Jerusalem Post - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday headed to the Western Wall in Jerusalem to celebrate his win. Accompanied by his wife Sara, Netanyahu...

March 18, 2015 10:02 am
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‘Religious Zionism Rallied to Save Netanyahu,’ Jewish Home Party Says

JNS.org - Despite dropping from 12 Knesset seats to eight seats in Tuesday's Israeli election, the religious Zionist party Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home) took...

March 17, 2015 9:01 pm
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With Ballots Counted, Netanyahu Scores Dramatic, Decisive Victory in Israeli Elections

With almost all the ballots counted for Israel's general election held today, the ruling Likud party of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has scored a dramatic...

March 17, 2015 6:26 pm
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Netanyahu Declares Victory ‘Against All Odds’ After Publication of Exit Poll Results

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu and his ruling Likud Party declared victory this evening in the country's general election after the release of TV exit poll results....

Features

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...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Human Rights Legal Expert: Unanimous Passage of Senate Antisemitism Bill to...

A newly passed US Senate bill advancing the fight against antisemitism will have a “ripple effect” on educational institutions, the head of...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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