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Victory for Benjamin Netanyahu But Hardly a Mandate in Tight Israel Vote


His party shrunk, his opponents grew and his challengers multiplied. Benjamin Netanyahu survived the Knesset elections on Jan. 22 to serve another term as prime minister.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu Says Iran Is Biggest Challenge After Claiming Israel Vote Win

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in an election victory speech on Wednesday, said preventing a nuclear-armed Iran would be the primary challenge of the new government he intends to form.Read More

What Are Benjamin Netanyahu's Coalition Options After Narrow Israel Election Win?

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Benjamin Netanyahu may have eked out enough votes to win on paper. But putting together a viable coalition might be the toughest challenge yet for Bibi.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu Claims Narrow Israel Win

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Benjamin Netanyahu suffered shocking losses to center-left challengers in the Israeli elections. He claimed victory on Facebook, but there’s no telling if he can form ruling coalition.Read More

Exit Polls Show Very Narrow Lead for Bibi

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Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded for supporters to vote at the last minute as Israelis voted in surprisingly high numbers. Exit polls say a shock result could be brewing.Read More

Nechemya Weberman Gets 103 Year Sentence

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Nechemya Weberman, the unlicensed ultra-Orthodox ‘therapist’ convicted of molesting a young girl in his care, was sentenced to 103 years in prison.Read More

European Jewish Leaders Blame Greek Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn for Racist Killing


The head of the European Jewish Congress condemned the “racist” killing of an immigrant in Athens last week, saying it was a result of Greece’s tolerance of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party.Read More

Britain Warns Israel on Fading Hopes for Two-State Solution to Mideast Conflict

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Britain said on Tuesday prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are almost dead because of expanding Jewish settlement in occupied territory, and warned Israel it was losing international support.Read More

Israelis Enjoy Plenty of Election Choices Voting Under Sunny Skies in Holy Land

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Israelis voted under sunny skies as Benjamin Netanyahu vied with a smorgasbord of 32 parties from the marijuana legalisation Green Leaf party to ultra-Orthodox factions.Read More

Far-Right Pol Jeremy Gimpel Slammed by Anti-Defamation League Over Mosque Jibe


In rare criticism of an Israeli politician, the Anti-Defamation League called on Knesset candidate Jeremy Gimpel to apologize to Muslims for suggesting blowing up the Dome of the Rock mosque.Read More

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