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Posts Tagged: Likud party

November 29, 2017 12:54 pm

Israeli Political Parties Resolve Coalition Crisis Over Work on Shabbat

JNS.org - A crisis within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition ended on Sunday with the prime minister's Likud party and Israel's haredi parties striking a...

November 7, 2017 6:13 pm

Leonard Cohen Was a Zionist – I Know Because He Told Me So

A year has now passed since the death of the great poet and singer Leonard Cohen. He’s been remembered no doubt for his music, but...

August 10, 2017 9:34 am

Amid Corruption Investigations, Likud Holds Netanyahu Solidarity Rally

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party held a solidarity rally for its leader on Wednesday, amid ongoing probes into Netanyahu’s conduct. "In the past...

July 24, 2017 6:51 pm

Netanyahu’s Likud Party Set to Oppose Palestinian State

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party is set to oppose the establishment of a Palestinian state, in a proposal due to be passed...

June 14, 2016 3:23 pm

Netanyahu: Arab Peace Initiative Could be Relevant With Changes on Borders, Refugees

JNS.org - At a meeting of Likud party ministers on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced questions regarding the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002, two...

May 14, 2015 8:44 pm

Israel’s New Government Sworn in Amid Raucous Debate

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new governing coalition was sworn in on Thursday evening amid a raucous Knesset session. The Knesset voted 61-59...

May 6, 2015 4:46 pm

Likud and Jewish Home Strike Coalition Deal Hours Before Deadline

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party narrowly formed a coalition agreement Wednesday with the help of the religious Zionist Jewish...

December 26, 2014 10:27 am

Likud Official Disqualifies Netanyahu From Leadership Race

Jerusalem Post - Shai Galili, Likud's comptroller, disqualified Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for running for the party leadership in the December 31 primary, a move...

October 27, 2014 10:06 am

Date Set for Likud Party Leadership Elections

Arutz Sheva - Likud party Central Committee head MK Danny Danon has ended weeks of speculations and announced that elections for the party leadership of Likud will take place...

March 28, 2014 2:41 pm

Netanyahu: Likud Can’t Become Like Malaysian Plane

Israel National News - "We must make sure that the Likud does not become like the Malaysian plane," Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at week's...

March 11, 2014 10:28 am

Israeli Government Official Blasts Opposition for Boycotting Controversial Votes

Israel Hayom - Likud Deputy Minister Ofer Akunis called opposition parties "childish" on Sunday after they announced they would be boycotting the vote on three...

January 14, 2014 9:27 pm

American Friends of Likud Expresses ‘Vigorous’ Support for Ya’alon, Says Comments Were ‘Refreshing’

American Friends of Likud (AFL), an educational charity with ties to Israel's ruling Likud party, expressed "vigorous and unwavering"  support for Israel's Defense Minister Moshe...

June 26, 2013 1:47 pm

Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon Elected Head of Likud Convention

Times of Israel - Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon was elected head of the Likud convention by a landslide late Tuesday in a show of...

January 25, 2013 10:56 am

Yair Lapid and The Elections in Israel

I am pleasantly surprised by the results of the latest elections in Israel. Not because anything has significantly changed, but precisely because, other than superficially,...


BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...


How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

Europeans Violently Protest Jerusalem Changes as Netanyahu Visits Continent

JNS.org - Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic demonstrations pervaded Europe last weekend as Israeli Prime Minister...

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Middle East

Two Islamic Jihad Members Dead in Gaza Blast, Israeli Military Denies Invol...

Two Palestinian Islamic Jihad members riding on a motorcycle in the Gaza Strip were killed in an explosion on Tuesday, health officials...