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Posts Tagged: Israeli elections 2019

July 11, 2019 11:08 am
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The Bottle Cap Challenge Kicks Off Israeli Campaign Season

CTech - In nine weeks, Israel’s citizens will once again trudge to the polls, just five months after April’s election ended in a stalemate. Israel’s...

July 7, 2019 9:14 am
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Three Scenarios for Israel’s Election Campaign

Election night drama usually ends in one victory speech and at least one gracious concession. In the hours after polls closed in Israel back on...

July 3, 2019 4:18 pm
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New Israeli Poll Shows Main Blocs Essentially Tied Ahead of Knesset Elections

A new Israeli poll looking ahead to the September Knesset elections shows the right and center-left blocs essentially tied, with 56 and 55 seats respectively. According...

June 27, 2019 12:36 pm
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With Ehud Barak Back in Politics, New Poll Shows Israel’s Center-Left Bloc Could Eke Out Electoral Victory

Following Wednesday’s announcement by former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak that he would return to politics as head of a new party, a poll showed...

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...

Culture

Mourning a Jewish Man of Laughter

He was a prankster who loved to wear purple. He was a devoted father of two young girls. His phone...

Food Scholar Adam Richman Shares Emotional Moment at the Western Wall

Jewish TV personality and food expert Adam Richman visited the Western Wall in...

Features

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

World

Trump Accuses US Jews Who Vote for Democrats of Being ‘Very Disloyal&...

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered some clarification but no remorse for his earlier comments accusing American Jews who...

Israel

Another Gaza Rocket Fired at Israel’s South, No Injuries Reported

A rocket was fired from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip into southern Israel on Wednesday. The Israeli news site Mako reported that warning sirens were triggered in the Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council,...

Middle East

Israeli Expert: Destruction of Iran-Connected Sites in Iraq ‘No Coinciden...

The destruction of several Iran-connected military sites in Iraq over the past few weeks were “no coincidence,” an Israeli expert...

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