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Posts Tagged: Israeli government

March 28, 2017 6:35 am
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Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly sent signals that he might disband the current Likud-led government and call for...

March 10, 2017 10:17 am
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Netanyahu Seeks Putin’s Reassurance to Keep Iran From Presence on Israeli Border

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Moscow on Thursday seeking reassurance from Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country’s presence in Syria would help Israel block...

March 6, 2017 12:32 pm
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Israeli Government Votes to Decriminalize Recreational Marijuana Use

JNS.org - The Israeli government has voted in favor of decriminalizing recreational marijuana use, joining several European countries and US states in adopting similar measures. According to...

January 9, 2017 12:20 pm
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Israeli Security Cabinet Orders Demolition of Truck-Ramming Terrorist’s Home

JNS.org - Israel’s security cabinet approved several measures in the wake of Sunday's truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem, which claimed the lives of four Israeli soldiers and...

December 29, 2016 8:52 am
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John Kerry’s Harsh Rebuke of Israeli Government Criticized by Lawmakers From Both Parties

US Secretary of State John Kerry’s rebuke of the Israeli government on Wednesday set off a wave of criticism from lawmakers in both parties. Republicans...

December 4, 2016 12:01 pm
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Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Responsible Solution’ to Illegal Outpost Issue

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect the settlement enterprise and the...

August 3, 2016 12:55 pm
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Israeli Knesset Committee Recognizes Armenian Genocide

JNS.org - An Israeli Knesset committee has announced that it recognizes the Armenian Genocide, encouraging the Israeli government to formally adopt the move. "It is our...

June 30, 2016 5:02 am
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Isaac Herzog’s Shameful Deceit

Zionist Union Chairman MK Isaac Herzog is the scion of one of Israel’s most distinguished families. His late father Chaim served with distinction as president,...

June 21, 2016 3:19 pm
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Israel to Bolster Evacuated Gaza Jewish Communities’ Infrastructure

JNS.org - The Israeli government will provide 24 million shekels ($6.2 million) to build public infrastructure in southern Israel for communities who were evacuated from the...

May 23, 2016 5:36 am
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Despite Anger Over the Political Shenanigans, We Must Rally Behind Netanyahu’s New Government

The recent shenanigans that preceded the expansion of the government sickened even those reconciled to the reality that, since the Menachem Begin era, there exists...

January 26, 2016 10:44 am
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Survey of Israeli Arabs Finds Feelings of Alienation, Susceptibility to Extremism

JNS.org - A new survey has found that a large majority of low-income Israeli Arabs feel deeply discriminated against and alienated, making them susceptible to growing...

January 7, 2016 9:02 pm
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Israeli Official Blasts Abbas for ‘Perplexing’ Leadership, ‘Many Contradictions’

A senior Israeli government official blasted Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for comments he made during a televised speech from his Bethlehem office on Wednesday...

December 24, 2015 11:02 am
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Shin Bet Claims Jewish Terror Cell Working to Overthrow Israeli Government

Israel's Shin Bet intelligence agency made a second rare public statement on Thursday responding at "slander" attempts they say are meant to discredit and disrupt the...

September 4, 2015 11:04 am
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Israeli President Hopes Pope Francis Can Be a ‘Bridge’ for Peace

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met with Pope Francis on Thursday at the Vatican, where Rivlin praised the pontiff’s ability to bring people together and...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

Visiting Knesset Member to American Jewish Critic: Protecting Israel’...

During a town hall meeting near Boston on Wednesday, four Israeli Knesset members -- from across the political spectrum --...

Middle East

Former Lebanese Presidents, Prime Ministers Arouse Ire of Hezbollah for Let...

Five former Lebanese presidents and prime ministers aroused the ire of Hezbollah and its supporters this week for penning a...

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