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Posts Tagged: United Torah Judaism

December 12, 2017 8:52 am

Hundreds of Thousands in Israel Mourn Death of Prominent 104-Year-Old Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi

Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews crammed into the streets of a Tel Aviv suburb on Tuesday to mourn a 104-year-old rabbi who had significantly...

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...


A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the dietary laws...


Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third...

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...


Netanyahu: Israeli Intelligence Helped Australia Stop Airliner Attack

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Israeli intelligence services had prevented the downing of an "Australian airliner" as part of wide-ranging international intelligence-sharing but gave no details. His comments, during a...


Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day whirlwind tour of the Jewish state and told them that they should...

Middle East

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed... - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily...