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Posts Tagged: Israeli Elections

November 30, 2015 11:38 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Campaign Manager Admits: ‘We Are Behind,’ Reiterates Camp...

Donald Trump's campaign manager pitched Sunday his new call to "drain the swamp" of Washington, even as she admitted Donald...


Palestinian Authority Releases Four Men Arrested for Attending Sukkot Event...

Four Palestinians arrested late last week for attending a sukkot holiday event in a West Bank settlement were freed on...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...