How did Benjamin Netanyahu wind up in the front row of the Paris anti-terror march? His aides knew to use sharp elbows once the cameras started rolling.
More than half of all Israelis would likely support any peace agreement Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu submitted to a referendum, a poll carried out Wednesday found.
Heading the agenda was the election of Israel’s new chief rabbis, slated for next month (the election is carried out among a large group of rabbis and public representatives). Two private bills related to this issue will soon be submitted to the Knesset.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s popularity may be declining in American public opinion, but a sweeping majority of Israelis think his treatment of this country is friendly and fair, according to a Haaretz-Dialog poll conducted this week.
The Labor Party’s coalition negotiating team demanded Monday that the party be given chairmanship of the Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, which Likud has already promised to Yisrael Beiteinu. Labor says it wants said committee in order to use it as an instrument for “guarding the justice system.”