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Posts Tagged: likud

March 2, 2018 11:06 am

Likud Rallies Behind Netanyahu Amid Corruption Charges

JNS.org - The new revelation that a lawyer involved in a case investigating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the presiding judge were allegedly colluding has temporarily...

March 1, 2018 1:09 pm

Netanyahu Supporters Defiant Amid Corruption Charges

JNS.org - Some recent polls show that if Israel held elections today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party would likely win again, despite police...

February 25, 2018 12:37 pm

Amid Host of Corruption Probes, Netanyahu’s Likud Party Continues to Gain in Polls

JNS.org – Amid a host of ongoing corruption investigations potentially implicating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his close associates, Netanyahu’s ruling Likud party continues to gain popularity, Israel’s...

February 20, 2018 4:34 pm

Dysfunctional Politics and Disgraceful Behavior

The criminal charges recommended by the Israel Police against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the politicians’ and media’s reactions amount to perhaps the most scandalous...

January 2, 2018 8:51 am

Israel Changes Law to Make It Harder to Cede Jerusalem Control

Israel's parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal...

January 23, 2017 2:30 pm

Israeli Cabinet Delays Vote on Annexing Ma’ale Adumim; Amona Deal Stalls

JNS.org -- The Israeli cabinet decided to delay a vote on annexing the Jerusalem suburb of Ma’ale Adumim, which lies beyond the 1967 lines, until Prime Minister...

January 23, 2017 1:15 pm

Netanyahu Welcomes Trump’s ‘Change of Approach’ to US-Israel Relationship

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday revealed further details of his self-described “very warm” 30-minute telephone conversation with new US President Donald Trump the...

January 19, 2017 6:06 pm

Jerusalem Mayor Calls on Israelis to Thank Trump for Pledged Embassy Move; Says Obama ‘Surrendered to the Iranians and Radical Islam’

A day before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat called on Israelis to express thanks to the president-elect for his stated support of the...

May 19, 2015 3:01 pm

Proposed Knesset Bill Requires Israeli Police Officers to Wear Cameras During Arrests

A freshman Israeli lawmaker has proposed a bill that would require uniformed police officers to wear cameras to document arrests, Israel's Maariv newspaper reported on Tuesday. Knesset...

May 15, 2015 4:36 pm

Israel’s Likud and Zionist Union Say Unity Only Possible After Budget is Passed

Despite being at loggerheads, both of Israel's leading political parties, the ruling Likud and the opposition Zionist Union, haven't ruled out forming a national unity...

March 22, 2015 10:47 pm

Former Envoys Say Obama’s ‘Childish’ Attacks on Israel ‘Cause Significant Strategic Harm’

Two former Israeli ambassadors to the United States, Michael Oren and Danny Ayalon, have responded to the criticism directed by the Obama Administration against Israel...

March 18, 2015 4:51 pm

After Elections, Netanyahu Loyalist Says Israel ‘Delighted’ to Renew Palestinian Talks

Israel's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzachi Hanegbi (Likud) said yesterday in an interview that the new government is willing to return to the negotiation...

March 18, 2015 12:27 pm

Likud Officials Say ‘Kingmaker’ Kahlon Will Recommend Netanyahu to the President

After a strong victory for Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party in Israel's elections on Tuesday, negotiations are already underway to establish the next governing coalition. Netanyahu,...

March 17, 2015 6:26 pm

Netanyahu Declares Victory ‘Against All Odds’ After Publication of Exit Poll Results

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu and his ruling Likud Party declared victory this evening in the country's general election after the release of TV exit poll results....


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel

JNS.org - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Study: Latest Palestinian Textbooks Show Increased Indoctrination to Jihad and Martyrdom

JNS.org - In July 2017, the Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks for the...

Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State

JNS.org - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers

JNS.org - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...


Palestinian Authority President Abbas Calls US Ambassador to Israel Friedma...

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday criticized US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for his support of Israeli...

Middle East

On Eve of Trump-Saudi Meeting, Riyadh Calls Iran Nuclear Deal Flawed

Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi crown prince and US President Donald Trump who...