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Israel Mulls Hard-Line Legislation After Attacks

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and ARON HELLER | Posted 01.23.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a move likely to further inflame tensions with Israel's Arab citizens, the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally ...

Israel's New Generation of Leaders Begins to Speak Up

Alan Elsner | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Alan Elsner

One of the unexpected results of last January's Israeli election was the emergence of 47 new members of parliament, 13 of them under the age of 40, who have taken their places among the 120 Knesset members.

Israel's Defense Minister Quits

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak abruptly quit politics Monday, potentially robbing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of a key al...

Israel's New Coalition: Much Ado About Nothing

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 07.10.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Rather than pat himself on the back for creating a strong coalition, Netanyahu should strive to create a strong Israel. That, however, would require peace. And peace requires ending the occupation. That will not happen under this prime minister.

WATCH: Israeli Knesset MP Chucks Water In Colleague's Face

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | World

(AP) JERUSALEM — Israeli politicians often pour cold water on each other's ideas, but rarely on each other. Anastassia Michaeli, a hawkish Israel...

The Assault on Israel's Vibrant Democracy

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 01.30.2012 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

There are many reasons why the recent spate of domestic legislation in Israel -- regarding non-governmental organizations, the media, Israel as a Jewish State, the Supreme Court -- is disturbing.

Avigdor Lieberman Should Be Judged On His Actions, Not His Words: Commentary

Israel Policy Forum | Jonathan Cristol | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The global Left wing media has widely and predictably reviled the elevation of Avigdor Lieberman to foreign minister. Robert Fisk, writing in The Ind...