Ayelet Shaked will be flexing her political muscles and Moshe Kahlon has the most to win or lose. Nathan Guttman offers a primer on Israel’s new cabinet.
Ultra-Orthodox leaders have convinced Benjamin Netanyahu to roll back laws that would have required all Israelis to serve in the military. Yeshiva students are celebrating their victory — as secular opponents fume over perceived injustice.
Firebrand Pamela Geller is vowing to push ahead with another event showcasing caricatures of the Prophet Muhammed — even after radical gunmen attacked the first one.
Once derided as a crackpot, Pamela Geller has a bulging budget and rising support for her anti-Islam message. After the weekend shootings in Texas, could she take center stage in a national debate over faith and freedom?