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Posts Tagged: Israeli politics

February 17, 2017 2:55 am

Rift on the Right on Sovereignty (Cont.)

"Sovereignty extended over territory confers citizenship to all residents of that territory. Sovereignty applies equally to all the residents of the area — Israeli and...

December 23, 2016 7:01 am

Amona — A Strategic Defeat for Zionism

"To lose our country by a scrupulous adherence to the written law, would be to lose the law itself, with life, liberty, property and all...

November 25, 2016 3:06 am

Bibi vs. Ben-Gurion: The Good, the Bad and the Remarkable

"When you compare his [Netanyahu’s] lack of actual achievements compared to Ben-Gurion, whose record he’s eclipsed, it’s embarrassing." -- Jeff Barak, "Reality Check: An empty record," The Jerusalem...

October 26, 2016 7:15 am

‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Explains Israel’s Electoral System to Talk-Show Host Jimmy Kimmel

Famed Israeli actress Gal Gadot contrasted the Israeli and American electoral systems during an interview on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday night, saying that the US process is "not...

September 28, 2016 11:23 am

Israel Mourns Passing of Elder Statesman Shimon Peres -- Israel mourned the death of former president Shimon Peres Wednesday, as leaders from across the country's political spectrum paid tribute to the last of the Jewish...

August 15, 2016 7:15 am

Baseless Israeli Self-Hatred

On the eve of Tisha B'Av, which marks the destruction of the First Temple by the Babylonians and the Second Temple by the Romans, most...

January 27, 2015 1:18 pm

Former Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz Retires From Politics - Kadima party leader and former Israeli defense minister Shaul Mofaz announced on Tuesday that he is retiring from politics and will not run in March's...

January 6, 2015 5:34 pm

Poll: 49 Percent of Israelis Want Netanyahu to Remain Prime Minister

A Channel 1 poll released on Monday revealed that 49 percent of Israeli voters believe current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should keep his...

January 5, 2015 11:00 am

Study: IDF is Israeli Public’s Most Trusted Institution - The 2014 Israeli Democracy Index study, which was published Sunday and submitted to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, showed that the Israel Defense Forces...

December 30, 2014 1:54 pm

‘Slaughter The Jews’ Amulet Stolen From Controversial College Art Exhibition

Officials at Sapir College in Sderot are investigating the possible theft of an amulet from a provocative art display, Israel's NRG News said Tuesday. "The...

December 26, 2014 10:22 am

Report: Israeli Police Investigating Major Political Corruption Charges

AP - Israel's police said Wednesday they are investigating dozens of public figures and politicians in a major corruption case that could impact upcoming elections. Police...

December 22, 2014 1:09 pm

Haaretz Commentator Gideon Levy Arrested for ‘Spitting’ at Israeli Soldiers”

Israeli police on Monday arrested Gideon Levy, the well-known columnist for the left-wing Haaretz newspaper, for allegedly spitting at and cursing Israeli soldiers at a...

December 15, 2014 3:49 pm

New Poll Shows Netanyahu Opening Strong Lead Over Rivals as Election Battle Intensifies

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pulling ahead of his main rival, Labor Party head Yitzhak Herzog, according to a new poll on the country's...

December 5, 2014 2:59 pm

Israel’s ‘Hair’ Star Rips Haaretz After Criticism of His Support for IDF Troops (VIDEO)

Israeli stage actor, Oz Zahavi, set to lead in an upcoming remake of the iconic musical, "Hair," has slammed an op-ed in the left-of-center...


Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

US-Israel Cybersecurity Ties Grow as Common Enemies Take Battle Online -- New legislation brokering American-Israeli collaboration in cybersecurity has further cemented the Jewish...

In Surprise Discovery, Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave - In a surprise discovery, Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 12th cave that...


Iranian FM Warns US, Israel, Saudi Arabia Against Getting Themselves Into ...

The US, Israel and Saudi Arabia should be “prudent enough not to get themselves into serious trouble” by confronting Iran...


Arab-Israeli Indicted for Planning ISIS-Style Attacks in Jewish State - An Arab-Israeli man was indicted Monday for his alleged links to the Islamic State terror group and his plans to orchestrate attacks in Israel. Anas Haj Yehiye, 35, was arrested in...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia, Israel Unite Against Iran as US Seeks to Impose New Sanctions

Saudi Arabia and Israel both called on Sunday for a new push against Iran, signaling a growing alignment in their interests, while U.S. lawmakers promised to seek new sanctions on...