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ARTICLES BY: Mati Tuchfeld / JNS.org

October 5, 2020 5:15 am

Is COVID-19 the Only Thing Holding Israel’s Government Together?

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have aspired to limit anti-government protests during the pandemic, but the bill seeking to curtail the demonstrations has...

March 29, 2020 9:02 am

Gantz’s Personal Independence Day

JNS.org - It took Benny Gantz a little over a year from the time he entered Israel’s political arena to show that he has a...

December 16, 2019 11:31 am

Netanyahu Needs to Reinvent Himself

JNS.org - The road to Israel’s 2020 general election runs through the Likud Party primaries. An Israel Hayom poll released on Friday that predicted Israeli...

November 11, 2019 6:50 am

Political Logjam Has Lieberman in a Panic

JNS.org - Yisrael Beiteinu leader Avigdor Lieberman is in a panic. His attempt to force a national unity government has failed, and with no new...

October 2, 2019 6:00 am

Unity, a New Election, or a Last-Minute Surprise?

JNS.org - In an intense political arena such as Israel, politicians’ biggest enemy is a deadline. If the law didn’t stipulate how long a prime...

January 3, 2019 6:08 am

In Israeli Elections, the Mudslinging Is Only Beginning

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other Likud ‎officials’ sharp criticism of former Habayit Hayehudi leader ‎Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked...

January 2, 2019 9:00 am

Lost Votes Could Sink the Israeli Right

JNS.org - The departure of Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked from Habayit Hayehudi has left the religious Zionist party confused and reeling, but it’s not the only...

January 1, 2019 8:12 am

Bennett Swings for the Fences

JNS.org - Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked felt they were up against a glass ceiling. That the Habayit Hayehudi party, which had welcomed them to...

December 27, 2018 9:45 am

Left-Wing ‘Threat’ Could Benefit Netanyahu

JNS.org - To pose a viable alternative to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government in the April 9  Knesset election, the left-wing parties must form a bloc....

December 26, 2018 9:38 am

With Early Elections, Netanyahu Seeks Public Acquittal

JNS.org - On Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the heads of the coalition parties decided to call an early election, citing the divisive...


Israeli Rugby Team Disinvited From Tournament After Facing BDS Pressure

The Tel Aviv Heat, Israel’s first professional rugby team, said on Monday that...

Brooklyn Jewish Community Center Hosts Job Fair for Thousands of Ukrainian Refugees

Thousands of Ukrainian refugees who recently fled their war-torn country amid its ongoing...


Republican Congressman Slams Biden Administration for Giving Palestinians M...

Congressman Ronny Jackson (R-TX) slammed the Biden administration Friday for giving the Palestinians more aid in the wake of Palestinian...


Netanyahu Leads Tu Bishvat Tree-Planting Ceremony in Honor of Jerusalem Ter...

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led a tree-planting ceremony on Monday to mark Tu Bishvat in the Neve Ya’akov...

Middle East

Israel Sends Rescue, Medical Teams to Turkey, Syria Following Deadly Earthq...

Israel on Monday began sending humanitarian aid teams to Turkey and Syria, where a devastating earthquake has killed thousands and...


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