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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....

Culture

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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