Students attending the lecture by Dan Meridor, who served in Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet for four years, said they were threatened by protesters.
The final deadline passed this afternoon for Israel’s political parties to register for the March 17 Knesset elections. Several last-minute decisions will substantially affect the map in the weeks ahead:
To understand why Shelly Yachimovich was booted out as head of the Israel Labor Party after just two years on the job, it helps to note that Labor has had a bad habit, ever since Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination in 1995, of changing leaders every time it holds a primary.
Chuck Hagel visit to Israel has yielded some interesting fallout. Not least is the apparent puncturing of his distorted image as a sworn enemy of Israel.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s deputy for intelligence and atomic affairs on Thursday broke with the Israeli prime minister’s call for Iran to be confronted with a “red line” beyond which its disputed nuclear programme would face military attack.