Avigdor Liberman, Bibi Netanyahu’s foreign minister and perennial rival, has ended his alliance with the Likud over his spurned demands for harsher strikes on Hamas.
An ex-Labor lawmaker was disinvited from a conference of the Israeli Left because she works with NGO Monitor, which ‘battles delegitimization’ — and regularly bashes the Left.
If Benjamin Netanyahu decides to forge a peace deal, he will have the support of Israel’s Knesset but not his party. Going ahead may depend on his upbringing as much as anything.
Shock now, irony later: The latest Siena poll shows Republican businessman Robert Turner leading Democratic state assemblyman David Weprin in the race to succeed Anthony Weiner in New York’s 9th Congressional District by a healthy 50%-44% margin.