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Posts Tagged: likud

January 23, 2017 2:30 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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....

March 17, 2015 5:58 pm
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Cost of Living and Security Among Leading Factors as Israelis Explain Voting Choices

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published reactions from Israeli voters to Tuesday's elections following the release of exit polls late in the day showing a tie...

March 3, 2015 7:10 pm
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After Congress Speech, Leader of Israel’s Shas Party Pledges Allegiance to Netanyahu

Aryeh Deri, the leader of Israel's Sephardic Ultra-Orthodox party, Shas said that they want Benjamin Netanyahu to be the country's next Prime Minister,...

February 22, 2015 5:02 pm
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Poll: Labor Party Leading in Israeli Elections

Arutz Sheva - A poll published Sunday by Nana 10 and TRI Strategic Studies indicated that if elections were held today, the Labor-Livni list would receive...

January 29, 2015 8:49 pm
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Analysis: Israel’s New Electoral Threshold Changes Political Alliances for the 2015 Elections

Since the passing of the Governance bill legislation in the Israeli Knesset on March 11, 2014, new alignments have been appearing in Israeli politics. The legislation...

January 28, 2015 11:40 am
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Likud Count Resumes After Supreme Court Ruling

Arutz Sheva - Hours after former minister Avi Dichter appealed to the Supreme Courtover the District Court's decision to freeze the recount in Likud's primaries, the Supreme Court on Tuesday...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

UN Commission Adopts Israeli Resolution Aimed at Ending Workplace Sexual Ha...

An Israeli resolution aimed at eliminating workplace sexual harassment has been adopted by consensus by the UN Commission on the...

Israel

Anti-Israel Groups Will Not Benefit From National Service, New Law Stipulat...

JNS.org - The Knesset finalized a law Wednesday preventing foreign-funded organizations that operate against Israel from enjoying the benefits of Israel’s...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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