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Posts Tagged: United Torah Judaism

March 12, 2015 8:08 am

Tens of Thousands of Charedim March in Show of Political Strength

Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rallied on Wednesday evening in Bnai Brak in a display of their community's political strength ahead of the elections...

November 29, 2013 11:59 am

Poll: Israeli PM Netanyahu Boosted by Firm Position on Iran Nuclear Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's firm stance on the recent Iranian nuclear deal has boosted his governing  Likud-Beitenu coalition in a new poll, Israel's Globes...

July 1, 2013 9:57 am

Israeli Party Yesh Atid Pushing Bill to Raise Election Threshold

Times of Israel - Israel has seen 33 governments in 65 years, with governments that often last barely half as long as their legally...

March 18, 2013 12:06 pm

Netanyahu Presents New Government: We Have “An Amazing Opportunity,” But Face Many External Challenges

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented Israel's 33rd government on Monday, after six weeks of negotiations came to a conclusion late last week. In a speech to...

February 28, 2013 10:58 am

Report: Netanyahu to Offer Yesh Atid, Jewish Home Place in Government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to form a coalition government with the Yesh Atid and Jewish Home parties, the Israel daily Maariv reported...

February 25, 2013 9:03 am

Poll: More Than Half of Israelis Want Gov’t Without Ultra-Orthodox

Times of Israel - A majority of Israelis would like to see Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu form a wide coalition of parties from the...

January 25, 2013 10:28 am

Wheeling and Dealing Continues as Speculation About Next Israeli Government Gains Traction

Speculation continues as to what the next Israeli government will look like as reports surface and are just as quickly denied. Early Friday...

January 23, 2013 9:29 am

Day After Elections, Coalition Building Begins for Netanyahu

With the election behind him, the real difficulties begin for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he tries to build a broad coalition, a task...

January 18, 2013 5:13 pm

Netanyahu Wants Haredim and Lapid in Government, Sources Say

With just four days to go before Israelis go to the polls, the ruling party is sending a clear message on the preferred makeup of...

November 22, 2012 1:03 pm

After Ceasefire New Poll Shows Significant Drop in Support for Netanyahu, Rising Right Wing

A new Israeli poll released this morning, and conducted following the cease-fire with Hamas, announced yesterday after 8 days of fighting, shows a significant drop in public...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


British Jewish Leaders Outraged by London University Anti-Israel Protest Wh...

Leaders of Britain's Jewish community expressed outrage on Friday after a lecture on Thursday night by a former IDF soldier at a London...


Shimon Peres’ Tombstone Unveiled; Netanyahu Announces Nuclear Facilit...

Israel marked 30 days since the death of former President Shimon Peres with a traditional Jewish 30 day memorial ceremony...

Middle East

UN: ISIS Using Hostages as Human Shields in Mosul

Islamic State fighters have taken “tens of thousands” of men, women and children hostage in the city of Mosul, and executed at least 232 people on Wednesday, according to the...