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Netanyahu Won the Israeli Election by Stealing Conservative Votes, Not Liberal Ones

John A. Tures | Posted 05.24.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Conservatives believe that Israel's Likud defeated the liberal Zionist Union. But the evidence shows that's not the case. Benjamin Netanyahu was able to pick up 12 more seats, almost entirely at the expense of other conservative parties, with a shift to the right.

The Kingpin, the Capo and the Con Artist

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.11.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Bibi: Hi, guys, we've got to wrap up our plans; you know what the polls are saying.
Yvet: What the hell do I care what the Poles think?
Bibi: No, you idiot! The polls! The polls that just came out!

Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Parties To Unite Against Centrists

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | World

By Allyn Fisher-Ilan JERUSALEM, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Israeli Ultra-Orthodox parties said on Friday they would band together to fight for...

This Year, Celebrate Rosh Hashana With a De-Occupation Seder

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bradley Burston

The task of Rosh Hashanah is to help us find our way back to a moral path we have lost. That may be why De-Occupation starts at home.

Birthright Citizenship Under Siege in the Promised Land and the Home of the Brave

Eli Y. Adashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eli Y. Adashi

One cannot help but note an eerie similarity between the birthright debates raging in the US and the State of Israel. Both nations are badly in need of resetting their immigration policies in the face of a rapidly globalizing planet.

Avigdor Lieberman, Kingmaker Of Israel's Right, Courted By Rivals

The Independent | By Donald Macintyre in Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Both claiming to have won Israel's general election, foreign minister Tzipi Livni and Likud opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday each began ...

Israeli Election: U.S. Declares Support For Any Israeli Government Formed

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: 2pm The U.S. State Department said Wednesday it would work with whatever new government is formed in Israel, Haaretz reports. At a Washingto...