The Israeli Knesset passed one of the world’s toughest curbs on bank executives’ salaries to try to narrow a big gap between bosses’ and workers’ pay.
Moshe Kahlon’s Kulanu party is set to join the new Israeli government coalition. But whether the politician has sticking power remains to be seen.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said he will appoint Moshe Kahlon as the country’s finance minister.
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.
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.
Yair Lapid is so 2013. For the 2015 elections, Israelis think they’ve found a new and improved version in Moshe Kahlon. But how closely are they looking at his record?
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?
Polls only show what would happen if the Israeli election were held today, not how unexpected events might influence voters. The shifts can be dramatic, J.J. Goldberg reports.
The Netanyahu government’s most left-wing member, environmental defense minister Amir Peretz, quit the cabinet on Sunday and declared war on the prime minister, vowing to work for a new government committed to peace and economic justice. Peretz, a onetime Labor Party chairman and defense minister, is a member of Tzipi Livni’s Hatnuah party.