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It's definitely pre-elections season in Israel, as yet another new poll has come out over the weekend with devastating predictions for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
One major event could sweep any of the four center-field players into or away from leading or becoming a major partner in a ruling coalition. The battle will be joined at the center, while the right and the left will see only minute changes.
The discussion, then as now, revolved around annexation versus a two-state solution, although at the time the most these Israeli ministers could imagine was a Palestinian autonomy under Israeli rule (a solution that's to the right of today's Likud).
The animosity between management and the pilots in El Al is so severe, the two groups have been unable to sit in the same room together during negotiations.
'Had Australia been a member of the Security Council, it would not have supported last Friday's resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.'
Israeli Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog slams UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, notes his 'consistent hatred of Israel.'
"Tajikistan is a Muslim state that has close economic, social and cultural ties with Iran."
Herzog did not explain how a 55% majority of the house can be considered "extremist" while the remaining 45% are the proverbial moderates.
The politicians are insisting on sticking to their principles, but will they?
“If we can speak with Mahmoud Abbas, we can speak with Netanyahu,” Herzog said.
Israel has seen its share of wall-to-wall coalition governments, especially in the 1980s, and in each instance it has been Labor which acquiesced to join with Likud.
Police want to know whether Herzog set up a parallel campaign center whose assignment was to find out and publish dirt on MK Shelly Yachimovich.
The Histadrut is fighting the Jerusalem municipality over 170 sanitation workers who were laid off last week.
Shaffir called out the Netanyahu government for hypocrisy in its settlement policy.