Israel’s prime minister forgot that unsentimental nationalists don’t make friends easily.
The groups that vote in disastrous, incompetent leaderships time and time again, primarily lower income and less educated, are the ones who pay the heaviest price for the consequences, in resources and often in lives.
Left-leaning Israeli voters are joining Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right wing Likud party by the thousands with the hopes of influencing it from within.
Israeli voters of the ruling right wing Likud party are fans of Donald Trump, while Zionist Union voters on the center-left prefer Hillary Clinton, a new poll has found.
As Israeli opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog deliberates over whether to join the right-wing governing coalition, he risks losing a passionate cohort of the party: the youth.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was declared the leader of Likud after the party canceled its primary due to the lack of a challenger.
Haredi Orthodox lawmakers skipped the Knesset swearing-in of Amir Ohana, the first openly gay lawmaker from the Likud party.
A Tel Aviv attorney will be the first openly gay person to serve as a Knesset lawmaker for the right-wing Likud party.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s dilemma is pretty clear, J.J. Goldberg writes. If his shaky coalition falls, he’s back to Square One. If it survives, it could make Israel an international pariah.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, claiming victory for his Likud party in a close-call election on Tuesday, said he had invited other rightist politicians to join him in a coalition government “without delay.”