A mainstream Israeli political party is finally willing to openly promote marijuana legalization. Will Israelis soon be getting high legally?
Before every election, Israel’s greatest politicians flock to Blich, a seemingly ordinary high school in a nondescript suburb. Lior Zaltzman, who attended the school, explains why.
Like most of us, Israeli satire show ‘Eretz Nehederet’ found Benjamin Netanyahu’s ‘Bibi-Sitter’ ad campaign truly mockable. So they came up with their own version. Introducing Miri Poppins.
Israel’s two ultra-Orthodox parties are in a crisis after the victory of a strong centrist and secular constituency. Will they be able to hold on to their political power?
The recent Israeli election revealed a strain of homophobia in the country’s political elite. Is it time for the LGBT community to get political?
Israel’s general election on Jan. 22 could see a left-wing coalition matching the rightist bloc’s projected 46 seats, according to the last poll before voting.
Jay Michaelson looks at the approaching Israeli elections and asks what Israel’s sharp rightward turn will mean for the allegiances of American Jews.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party is set to win a parliamentary election on Jan. 22 although the popularity of a far-right party opposed to Palestinian statehood is growing, polls showed on Friday.
Two leaders of Israel’s social protest movement made it into the top 12 slots on the Labor Party’s list for the 19th Knesset.
Center-right commentator Shalom Yerushalmi at Maariv argues that the rockets from Gaza seem likely to turn the upcoming Israeli elections once again into a referendum on who has bigger guns, meaning a Likud reelection. Sadly, he says, that would again bury the election that seemed to be shaping up, the one that Israel deserves, the one that’s typical in normal democracies, over the country’s intolerable social and economic inequities.