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Posts Tagged: Israeli elections 2019

April 11, 2019 5:54 pm
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Israel’s Central Elections Committee Releases Final Results After Day of Delays, Computer Malfunctions

Israel’s Central Elections Committee released the final results of Tuesday's elections at midnight on Friday, following a day of delays, malfunctions, and recriminations. The returns were...

April 11, 2019 7:07 am
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How an Electoral Tie Represents a Landslide Victory for Israel’s Right

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a decisive electoral victory at the polls despite tying with main rival Benny Gantz, former chief of...

April 10, 2019 6:21 pm
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‘We Will Turn the Knesset Into a Battlefield:’ Lapid, Gantz Pledge to Stay United Despite Election Loss

New Israeli opposition leaders Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid pledged to keep their new Blue and White party together in order to “turn the Knesset into...

April 10, 2019 6:16 pm
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Jewish Groups Praise Israeli Democratic Process, Congratulate Netanyahu on Victory

Jewish groups around the world generally reacted with favor on Wednesday to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection, offering congratulations and, in one case, criticism...

April 10, 2019 2:53 pm
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Trump, World Leaders Congratulate Israel’s Netanyahu on Election Victory

Several world leaders congratulated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday for his election to a fifth term, including President Donald Trump. Speaking to reporters at...

April 10, 2019 11:14 am
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Israel’s Business Sector Weighs in on the Challenges Facing the New Government

CTech - In preparation for the day after the Israeli general election, Calcalist approached prominent Israeli business and tech veterans and asked them to weigh...

April 10, 2019 4:58 am
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Israeli Elections Results: Likud Tied With Blue and White, But Right-Wing Bloc Remains Larger, Handing Netanyahu the Victory

According to the near-final results of Tuesday’s general election in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won a narrow but decisive victory. Netanyahu’s Likud party...

April 9, 2019 9:29 pm
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With Final Results Still Unclear, Netanyahu Tells Supporters He’s Won ‘Enormous Victory’

Tel Aviv, Israel -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a victory speech to his supporters in Tel Aviv early Wednesday morning, though the results...

April 9, 2019 7:10 pm
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Gantz Addresses Supporters, Says He Will Form Next Government With ‘Great Love and Devotion’ for All Sectors of Israeli Society

With Israel's election results still unclear, Blue and White party chairman Benny Gantz delivered a triumphant speech to his jubilant supporters on Tuesday night, saying...

April 9, 2019 3:48 pm
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Israel Votes: Exit Polls Differ in Tight Race Between Netanyahu and Main Challenger Benny Gantz

Exit polls published by top Israeli media outlets as voting concluded on Tuesday night predicted differing outcomes for the 2019 general elections, suggesting a tight race between Prime...

April 9, 2019 11:21 am
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As Israel Votes, One Question Remains: How Come We Still Cast Paper Ballots?

CTech - With the Israeli general elections here, the use of archaic paper ballots in our electoral process seems, on its face, to be anathema...

April 9, 2019 11:06 am
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Vote Cute: The Jerusalem Biblical Zoo Is Hosting Its Own Election

CTech - The Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, also known as the Tisch Family Zoological Gardens, and the adjacent Israel Aquarium are holding their own mock election...

April 9, 2019 10:56 am
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Israeli Election Process Requires Multivariable Calculus, Says New York Times Editor

CTech - A Twitter political campaign is the modern-day equivalent of scaring the enemy with horns and drums hoping they just drop their weapons and...

April 9, 2019 5:59 am
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Anything Goes in New York Times Coverage of Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to coverage by The New York Times of Israel, literally anything goes. The latest case in point is yesterday’s completely...

Culture

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in...

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

US Carves out Exceptions for Foreigners Dealing With IRGC

The United States has largely carved out exceptions so that foreign governments, firms, and NGOs do not automatically face US sanctions for dealing with Iran's Revolutionary Guards after the group's...

Israel

Netanyahu in Passover Greeting: Story of the Jewish People ‘Has No Pa...

Newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a Passover greeting in a video published on social media on Friday,...

Middle East

Khamenei Names New Chief for Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

Iran's top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the head of the influential Revolutionary Guards Corps, state TV reported on Sunday, days after the United States designated the...

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