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Posts Tagged: Israeli Elections

April 27, 2017 9:21 am
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Infighting Between Israel’s Netanyahu and Finance Minister Kahlon May Be Precursor to Early Knesset Elections

JNS.org - Infighting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the country's finance minister over tax reforms may be the precursor to early government elections. The prime...

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...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

Trump Backs Down, Signs Order to End Family Separations at US Border

US President Donald Trump backed down on Wednesday on an immigration policy that sparked outrage at home and abroad, signing an executive order to end the separation of children from their parents...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Warns of Cyber Risks That Can Down Fighter Jets

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on governments worldwide on Wednesday to join forces to defend against cyber threats that he said could even bring down military and civilian aircraft. Cyber...

Middle East

Lebanon Minister Moves to Calm Dispute Over Iranian Passport Stamps

Lebanon's interior minister tried on Wednesday to calm a dispute over a change in rules for entering the country, which some politicians feared reflects deepening influence of Iran and its...

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