In his debut speech at the AIPAC Policy Conference, Labor leader Avi Gabbay refrained from attacking Netanyahu or pushing for a peace process.
Deri, the Interior Minister and Shas party leader, linked a conversion bill to what he called the African “infiltrator problem.”
Britney Spears’s planned July concert in Tel Aviv has led the Israeli Labor Party to delay a leadership vote scheduled for the same day.
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.
Netanyahu’s last-minute outcry to save Israel from Arab votes arguably won him the election. But it opened a deep rift in society that will take ages to heal, J.J. Goldberg writes.
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.
A group of young Jewish Israelis is speaking out against separate bus lines for Palestinians — and asking American Jews to ensure segregation never becomes a reality.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his allies insist that Israel must maintain military control over the Jordan River. But why?
The Israeli left has often argued strongly for freedom of expression and open debate. But it seems that open-mindedness is not universal.
Those who read my Friday blog post about the Israel-Diaspora deliberations going on in Jerusalem this week might have noticed that I mentioned a paradox in the way the discussions are going, but I never detailed the substance of the paradox. The sun was setting over the Mediterranean before I had a chance to finish my thought. So let’s try it again.