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Israeli President Criticizes Controversial Jewish Nation-State Bill

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

* Critics say new bill is racist, anti-democratic * President has rocky relationship with PM Netanyahu * Bill coincides ...

Shulamit Aloni -- I Cannot Imagine Israel Without Her Meretz

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 03.30.2014 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

The word 'Meretz' means energy in Hebrew, and Aloni's unique energy mobilized change in Israel on all human dimensions since its founding more than half a century ago.

Inside the Israeli Elections

Matthew RJ Brodsky | Posted 01.24.2013 | World
Matthew RJ Brodsky

What comes next in the political horse-trading necessary to create a governing coalition will be interesting and Netanyahu has many possibilities.

You Are Fed Old Wives' Tales

Stav Shaffir | Posted 12.29.2012 | World
Stav Shaffir

Our generation does not understand that if current Israeli government policies continue, we will have neither a pension nor public services. Where is the money? Look for it in Netanyahu's tax breaks for big corporations.

Reports: Israel's Likud To Merge With Ultranationalists

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 12.25.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister announced Thursday that he was joining forces with his hard-line foreign minister in upcoming elections, ins...

Dramatic Twist Could Influence Israeli Strike On Iran

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 07.07.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli president's office is confirming that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled early elections. In a statement ea...

Thank God for Ron Paul

Bradley Burston | Posted 03.11.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

What the Paul phenomenon can teach Israelis about themselves -- in particular Benjamin Netanyahu's Republican-allied Likud -- is what Republicans themselves have discovered to their horror in recent weeks and months.

The Future of J14 in Israel

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 01.08.2012 | World
Brent E. Sasley

J14 is important because of how it began and what it represents, but the key consideration now is how it will pursue its goals of social justice, raising the quality of public services, and changing Israel's socio-economic structures.

The Coming Storm: Obama and American Jewry

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Sunshine Jewish patriots who back Israel when convenient will be pitted against those who stand with Israel even when it means losing their invitation to the White House Chanuka party.

Labor Party Joins Netanyahu Coalition

Ha' | By Mazal Mualem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Labor Party Central Committee voted on Tuesday in favor of joining Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, despite vocal oppositi...

The Next Prime Minister's Domestic and International Challenges

Lazar Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lazar Berman

As Israelis go to the polls tomorrow, observers around the world will be watching the results eagerly. They will largely ask the same question: "How w...