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June 14, 2021, 7:39 am
Bennett Sworn in as Prime Minister, Unseating Netanyahu After 12 Years in Power
Government approved 60-59; Yamina head heckled throughout his Knesset speech; Yesh Atid’s Yair Lapid becomes alternate PM; Netanyahu derides new PM and vows: ‘We’ll be back soon'.
May 11, 2021, 5:18 pm
Prime Minister Failed to Form a Government
Is it too early to declare the end of the Benjamin Netanyahu era?
March 18, 2021, 11:16 am
Israel’s March 23 Vote May Lead to Fifth Elections
This will be the country’s fourth election since April 2019.
December 22, 2020, 6:43 pm
Israel Headed to Fourth Election
The Knesset automatically dissolved at midnight Tuesday after failing to pass a 2020 budget.
December 4, 2020, 4:58 pm
Israeli Knesset Votes to Bring Down the Government
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition partners side with opposition in preliminary vote, possibly leading to fourth election in two years.
July 6, 2020, 7:04 am
Ready for Action and Hopeful for Change: Meet Blue and White’s 4 New Female MKs
3 attorneys and a journalist thought their dreams of entering the Knesset were over when they missed the threshold. But last month they got in after a new law reshuffled the cards.
January 29, 2020, 10:47 am
Netanyahu is Formally Indicted
This week, after withdrawing his request for immunity for charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, Netanyahu was formally indicted in three corruption cases.
August 7, 2019, 11:02 am
September Elections in Israel: All About the Math
Just about five months since Israelis went to the polls, they are heading back to voting booths Sept. 17 in what the country’s media are calling a “do-over” election.
April 17, 2019, 2:51 pm
Election Outcome Was No Surprise; Surprises Begin
No one who has followed Israeli politics can be surprised by the outcome of the recent elections.
April 16, 2019, 4:54 pm
After Israeli Election Comes the Dealmaking
The problem with writing about Israeli politics is that predictions have a habit of being disproved even as they’re being published.
April 16, 2019, 4:48 pm
Netanyahu Wins Again – Mr. Prime Minister
What a surprise I had when the election results were tallied.
Rabbi David Geffen
April 10, 2019, 6:08 am
Netanyahu and Gantz Both Declare Victory: Likud Party has the Edge
Likud and the Blue and White party were running about even, but parties likely to ally with Likud were faring better than parties that might ally with Blue and White.
April 3, 2019, 12:16 pm
Millions of Paper Slips Add Up to New Israeli Government
As this article was written, there were a record number of 42 parties vying for seats in the 120-seat Knesset, down from the 47 certified by Israel’s Central Elections Committee.
March 27, 2019, 1:04 pm
Issues of Importance to American Jews in Israeli Election
There is much to be fascinated about regarding this election, including whether Netanyahu will again serve as the prime minister, becoming the country’s longest-serving premier.
March 27, 2019, 12:56 pm
Israeli Election Scorecard
The run-up to the April 9 election of a new Knesset has been a balagan. A record 47 parties are contesting for the 120 Knesset seats.