Descendants of the men, who escaped Romania separately, found each other on Facebook.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he was still hopeful that a unity government would be formed. “The people don’t want another election,” he said.
The children of Ethiopian descent met in an auxiliary room with a separate entrance.
Joint List head Ayman Odeh said the rare step was necessary to prevent another term for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israel has become the only team so far besides host country Japan to qualify for next summer’s games.
An Iranian judoka confirmed what was suspected for decades — Iran told its athletes to throw matches so they would not have to face Israelis.
Why did the elections turn out how they did? Are voters tired of Netanyahu? Did the Israeli left blow a golden opportunity? Read on to find out.
Gantz was marked for greatness at a young age, but was an unexpected choice to be IDF chief of staff, much less run the country.
The three main broadcasters showed their Likud and Blue and White parties in a virtual dead heat — just like in April.
Israelis just had elections! Why again, so soon? What’s at stake? Who’s going to win? We’ve got you covered (except maybe on that last one).
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