Israeli stocks and bounds advanced following elections, “as investors bet Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition would weaken ultra-Orthodox factions as the nation seeks to narrow its budget deficit,” according to a report by Bloomberg business news.
Yesh Atid perceives a possible peace process as a response to an ensemble of threats looming over the State of Israel.
TEL AVIV – His party shrunk, his opponents grew and his challengers multiplied. But with the results in, it seems Benjamin Netanyahu survived the Knesset elections Tuesday to serve another term as prime minister.
JERUSALEM – With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, head of the Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu slate, still expected to be tapped by President Shimon Peres to form Israel’s 33rd government, its makeup will look different from the outgoing coalition.
President Obama was issuing a not so subtly veiled threat to the Israeli voters.
Rock music festival Lollapalooza, which was scheduled to take place August 20-22 at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park, has been cancelled.
Boris Gelfand, Israeli chess grandmaster, and the University of Haifa have teamed up to prove that chess can make you smarter and better adjusted.
Jewish people are living in fear in Europe but the European Union will make sure they are not harmed, the president of the European Parliament said.
Counting of the 250,000 votes from soldiers, hospitals, embassies and prisoners are expected to only be completed on Thursday. As a result, some of the...
Bibi want to block democracy within the Likud.
These are the final results for the elections to the 19th Knesset.
Update: There was a slight surge for the religious/right during the middle of the counting, but in the end it didn't pan out. As the...
Who's in, who's not in the 19th Knesset.
Satmar counselor Nechemya Weberman was sentenced to 103 years in prison for sexual abuse of a teenage female patient over several years.
Yair Lapid will be calling the shots at this point.
Jewish Home received only 12 seats.
Is the Likud in danger?
For an Israeli election race where no one can actually say what the important issues of the race are, voter turnout has been at...
He called for a return to peace talks "without preconditions."
In the past, Chareidi (Ultra-Orthodox) participation in election voting has never topped more than around a third of their potential voters. Chareidim have avoided voting...
On Tuesday afternoon, the IDF captured and arrested the Arab terrorist that seriously injured a guard from Yitzhar. During the attack that occurred around December 17, 2012,...
Someone in the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria is paying attention.
A Channel 1 survey reported that 20% of voters remain undecided until the last minute. Many will only be deciding on the party to...
There are Israeli voters making some surprising and rather unexpected choices.
Top Jewish organizational leaders met with Chuck Hagel, President Obama's defense secretary nominee, and Vice President Joe Biden. A four-sentence statement Monday issued by the...