Yossi Verter (Haaretz)


55% of Israelis Back Peace Deal With Palestinians

By Yossi Verter (Haaretz)

55% of Israelis Back Peace Deal With Palestinians
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.Read More


Unholy Alliances Grow in Israel Chief Rabbi Fight

By Yossi Verter (Haaretz)

Unholy Alliances Grow in Israel Chief Rabbi Fight
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.Read More


Haaretz Poll: Most Israelis See Obama as Fair, Friendly

By Yossi Verter (Haaretz)

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.Read More


Labor, in Coalition Talks, Wants Post Promised to Yisrael Beiteinu

By Yossi Verter (Haaretz)

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.”Read More



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