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Posts Tagged: Knesset election

March 31, 2015 11:23 am

Israel’s Knesset Welcomes New Members in Festive Swearing-In Ceremony

Ynet - Two weeks after the end of a stormy election season, the Knesset convened Tuesday for a festive swearing-in ceremony, during which the lawmakers...

March 19, 2015 7:11 am

Netanyahu Aiming for New Right-Wing Government by Israeli Independence Day

Jerusalem Post - Israel will have a new government in place in time for Independence Day celebrations, sources close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said...

March 17, 2015 10:04 am

Record Number of Israelis Vote in First 3 Hours of Election - More than 45 percent of eligible Israeli voters cast their ballots by 4 p.m. Israel time on Tuesday, with an estimated 13.7 percent voting in the first...

December 31, 2012 11:39 pm

Israeli Elections: The Blanket Can Only Cover So Much

Do you know the feeling, on those cold winter nights, when you and your partner mindlessly pull the shared blanket in opposite directions, and a...

November 4, 2012 4:44 pm

Merger With Yisrael Beiteinu Won’t Change Likud, Netanyahu Says

The Likud Central Committee on Monday officially approved by a large majority the merger with Yisrael Beiteinu ahead of the coming Knesset election. Before the open...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Trump Booed at Charity Dinner for Attacks on Clinton

Well, that got awkward quickly. What began as the expected ribbing of presidential candidates at the white-tie Al Smith Dinner Thursday turned to boos as Donald Trump described Hillary Clinton as...


Israeli Security Services Thwart Major Palestinian Terror Plot - Israeli security officials revealed on Thursday that they had averted a major terrorist attack and arrested those who plotted to carry it out. According to a statement released by the Shin Bet,...

Middle East

Turkey Increases Offensive Against Kurds in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...