It may be true that all votes are counted equally, but in the final analysis, there might be only one that really counts. J.J. Goldberg explains why.
The battle for Israeli voters is red hot. J.J. Goldberg says the real debate is over the Zionist Union’s odds of forging a coalition — and the surprising partners who could put it over the top.
In this seaside city once ruled by the Greeks and Phoenicians but now largely populated by Russians, the talk in the caviar-stocked delis and jewelry stores is of upcoming elections and Israel’s powerful Russian vote.
Just two days after Israel election season officially opened, campaigns are already getting dirty. J.J. Goldberg breaks down the latest polls — and scandals.
With two months to go before Israelis go to the polls, the Labor Party opened a statistically significant lead over Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud for the first time since its mid-December alliance with Tzipi Livni’s Hatnuah.
J.J. Goldberg explained last week what the World Zionist Congress is about, how the American delegation is elected and why anyone should care enough to vote. Well, the polls are open.
Israel’s foreign minister called Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan an “anti-Semitic bully” in a meeting with Israeli ambassadors on Wednesday and said Europe was being cowardly in not taking him on.
A secret Israeli report predicts a growing rift between Europe and Israel. J.J. Goldberg explains why Benjamin Netanyahu’s stance after the Paris terror attacks may make things worse.
A major Israeli corruption scandal has struck right-winger Avigdor Lieberman. J.J. Goldberg explains why it could prove a huge — and unexpected — blow to the resurgent Labor Party.
As Israel’s vote draws nearer, the electoral map is changing faster than Taylor Swift’s outfits. What if Benjamin Netanyahu’s party merged with right-wing wunderkind Naftali Bennett?