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Posts Tagged: Israeli politics

December 23, 2016 7:01 am
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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
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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
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‘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
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Israel Mourns Passing of Elder Statesman Shimon Peres

JNS.org -- 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
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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
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Former Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz Retires From Politics

JNS.org - 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
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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
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Study: IDF is Israeli Public’s Most Trusted Institution

JNS.org - 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
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‘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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

October 15, 2013 8:49 am
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Choosing the Next Mayor of Jerusalem

Jerusalem is one of the most colorful and contentious cities in the world. It is the spiritual heart of the Jewish people. It is a...

Culture

In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

JNS.org - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take...

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector

JNS.org - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this week, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism...

World Nations Glean Emergency-Response Expertise From Israel’s Magen David Adom

JNS.org - Amid the rise in global terror attacks, countries around the world are...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Paris Peace Confab Like ‘Marriage Counseling With Neither Husband Nor...

The international diplomatic conference held in Paris on Sunday was “like having marriage counseling with neither the husband nor the...

Israel

Search Underway in Tel Aviv for ‘Nice, Friendly’ Monkey Who Fle...

Searches continued throughout Monday in the greater Tel Aviv area for a small monkey who escaped from the safari in Ramat...

Middle East

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Rene...

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead...

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