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Israel's Novice Lawmakers Feel Their Way

The Media Line | Linda Gradstein | Posted 04.22.2013 | World

By Linda Gradstein/The Media Line Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened his most recent copy of Time magazine, with its list of the 100 most inf...

American-Born Member Of Israeli Parliament On U.S. Speaking Tour

Beth Kissileff | Posted 06.12.2013 | Religion
Beth Kissileff

Though Lipman no longer holds an American passport, he says the values he learned in the U.S., such as "tolerance" and being able to "live at peace even if we disagree," have contributed to who he is today.

Netanyahu Reaches Deal To Form New Government

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.14.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a deal Thursday to form a new coalition government, but a last-minute snag over th...

Israel's Election: Sea Change, or Mood Swing?

Jim Sleeper | Posted 03.27.2013 | World
Jim Sleeper

It's a seemingly unbreakable and doomed logic -- Netanyahu's logic -- and most Israelis have been sunk in it since the massive wave of suicide bombings in the middle of the last decade.

Israel's Newest Political Kingmaker

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.24.2013 | World

It took many by surprise, but the centrist party Yesh Atid secured a record 19 seats in Israel's general election on Monday, positioning its rookie le...

Israel's Elections Results: It's the Socio-Economics, Stupid!

Avi Ben-Hur | Posted 03.25.2013 | World
Avi Ben-Hur

Whatever coalition government will be formed, there is no doubt that the socio-economic issues will have to be dealt with. It is the will of the people.

Netanyahu Scrambles To Keep His Job

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 03.25.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's election has put a suave former TV news anchor and political novice in the role of kingmaker, and he has signaled he will u...

Netanyahu's Coalition Loss May Usher in an "Israeli Spring"

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 03.24.2013 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud/Beitenu right wing slate limped across the Israeli electoral finish line, leaving a trail of lost Knesset seats in its wake and the loss of incalculable political fortune. It will surely represent a personal rebuke and a vote of popular no confidence in Netanyahu's leadership.