JERUSALEM (JTA) – The Israeli political scene has always been one of stark contrasts between the two most iconic, if not always most successful
Netanyahu publicly proclaims to support a more right-wing agenda while privately working to moderate both actions and expectations.
Netanyahu is caught up in a tangle of intertwined crises that can’t be disentangled. Chief among them: a bill that would legalize illegal settlements.
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.
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.
With two months to go before Israelis go to the polls, the Labor Party opened a statistically significant lead over Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud for the first time since its mid-December alliance with Tzipi Livni’s Hatnuah.
Yair Lapid is so 2013. For the 2015 elections, Israelis think they’ve found a new and improved version in Moshe Kahlon. But how closely are they looking at his record?
A major Israeli corruption scandal has struck right-winger Avigdor Lieberman. J.J. Goldberg explains why it could prove a huge — and unexpected — blow to the resurgent Labor Party.
With the Israeli elections three months away, J.J. Goldberg puts his ear to the ground. Can any of the new marriages of convenience oust Benjamin Netanyahu?
As Israel’s vote draws nearer, the electoral map is changing faster than Taylor Swift’s outfits. What if Benjamin Netanyahu’s party merged with right-wing wunderkind Naftali Bennett?