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Posted on: November 14th, 2012Special Features → Israel Elections 5773
On Tuesday night, around 100 English speaking Likud members and supporters got to hear MK Tzipi Hotoveli, MK Gila Gamliel and Jerusalem City Council member Yair Gabai address some of the major issues of the day, in English. The event, which was held at the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem, and lasted over two hours, was […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Two months ago the Likud announced two major victories, yet since then, neither has made it over the finish line.
Posted on: November 13th, 2012Special Features → Israel Elections 5773
Eldad described a vacuum on the right, and a need for an ideological right-wing that will say things "that have been forgotten."
Posted on: November 5th, 2012News & Views → Israel
The hype over a potential independent Knesset bid by popular Likud Communications Minister Moshe Kahlon has been quashed with news that Kahlon is putting his name behind prime minister and Likud chief Binyamin Netanyahu and announced that he will not abandon the party.
Posted on: November 5th, 2012Blogs → Knesset Jeremy
Weekly poll average: Likud-Beitenu at 38 seats; Labor at 22; the Right wing parties a little over 66 seats and the left has just under 54. The Jewish Home-National Union list rose to 9 seats while Kadima continues its decline into oblivion.
Posted on: November 1st, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
This morning, it appears that Bibi's worst nightmare is about to be realized, and this one could be a sea-change that would make the Likud Beitenu move seem like a parlor trick. According to Makor Rishon, retiring minister Moshe Kahlon has made a decision to return to political life after a two-week exile, and that he is about to announce very soon, maybe even today, Thursday, the creation of a new party.
Posted on: October 30th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
The conventional burial sites permit the burial of some 70 persons per acre, as opposed to as many as 600 in the new system.
Posted on: October 29th, 2012Special Features → Israel Elections 5773
Netanyahu said that the decision to run together won't change the Likud, but it would allow the Likud to change the State of Israel. But the new joint list will receive only 42 seats in the next Knesset elections next January, a Channel 2 News poll found on Sunday. It means that the parties will retain their current power.
Posted on: October 28th, 2012News & Views → Israel
The merger of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and the Yisrael Beiteinu party of Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Thursday has left-wing parties scrambling for a solution to the sudden show of solidarity on the part of the pro-nationalist camp.
Posted on: October 28th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Over at the Likud, many appear unimpressed by their party leader's bold move, which is expected to be voted on at the Likud conference on Monday. Several Likud ministers are weighing a vote against the union. Minister of Improvement of Government Services Michael Eitan has so far been the most vociferous against the move, saying he fears that Likud would suffer from this rightward turn.
Posted on: October 25th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
A new survey commissioned by Israel Beiteinu chairman Avigdor Liberman shows a near-tie between the Likud under Benjamin Netanyahu and a party led by former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, bolstered by Tzipi Livni.
Posted on: October 23rd, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Now, suddenly, there’s been a reconciliation at the helm of the National Religious Party.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2012News & Views → Israel
The Central Elections Commission approved a budget for the upcoming elections on Sunday.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Should the Yacimovich proposal be accepted in a procedural vote at the party conference by the end of the month, it will guarantee both sectors only one Knesset seat, in place of the two seats which traditionally have gone to them. According to the kibbutz movement leadership, such a move may result in their abandoning the party with which they have been strongly identified over the years.
Posted on: October 18th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Last Sunday, Netanyahu told Likud ministers he plans on adopting part of the report without relating to broad legal interpretations, to avoid international criticism. Still, the proposal will add legal flexibility and remove bureaucratic obstacles, making Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria considerably easier.
Posted on: October 18th, 2012News & Views → Media
The poll also shows that the Likud-Liberman-Haredi bloc would maintain its majority in any possible scenario, no matter what combinations of left and center parties it faces.
Posted on: October 17th, 2012News & Views → Israel
The method of the primaries for the Likud's Knesset list was drafted by the Likud's Constitutional Committee last night and is set to be approved by the party's Central Committee this evening in Ganei HaTa'aruchah in Tel Aviv. The scheme does not include the reserving of secure spots on the list - spots within the number of seats Likud is certain to win - for candidates chosen by Prime Minister and Party Chairman Benjamin Netanyahu. It was rumored that Netanyahu wanted such spots for Defense Minister Ehud Barak and possibly other members of Barak's Independence faction which broke off from Labor.
Posted on: October 17th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Israel's state prosecutor will appeal the acquittals of former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in two of three cases decided earlier this year.
Posted on: October 14th, 2012News & Views
Israeli elections will take place on January 22, 2013, according to an announcement made by the Israeli cabinet on Sunday.
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