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.
Naftali Bennett, leader of the right-wing Jewish Home Party, condemned Jewish extremists and affirmed his support for the Shin Bet security service in its investigation of the firebombing of a Palestinian home.
Israel’s Council of Higher Education will vote on a call for proposals to establish a college for Arab-Israelis in an Arab town, the nation’s education minister said.
Tear gas grenades were thrown into a Palestinian home on Tuesday in what Israeli police believe was an attack by Jewish militants angered by the detention of comrades suspected of killing a Palestinian toddler and his parents in July.
Rabbi David Lau’s condemnation this week of Naftali Bennett’s visit to the Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan was shortsighted and inaccurate in many ways.
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.
Forget SNL — J.J. Goldberg says the best joke of the week came from John Boehner. The GOP leader thinks it’s really mean of President Obama to ‘put pressure’ on Benjamin Netanyahu.
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.
Benjamin Netanyahu is frantically seeking to placate right-wing voters amid reports he accepted the 1967 borders as the basis for talks with the Palestinians, J.J. Goldberg reports.
Young and ambitious, with a ready smile and a quick wit, Israeli far right leader Naftali Bennett is on a mission to prevent the creation of a Palestinian state.