"Firing the rocket was an attempt to influence the elections and the political agenda in Israel – and even bring about the removal of Netanyahu and the Likud from power.
He said he would decide on his preference only after he compares and examines which coalition would better advance his platform.
In response to a petition by the Movement for Quality Government, the AG clarified: "I was not exposed to secret data regarding the approval for the submarines sale to Egypt."
You can use the veil of "national security" to hide things from the press, but to hide them from the very stewards of national security?
"Senator Gillibrand was not planning to speak at the policy conference and will not be attending."
The one blessing Rabbi Gantz had to offer General Gantz was: "May God help him to repent and not be crazy anymore."
Orly Levy-Abekasis gets four seats, right-wing bloc continues to lead - 62 vs. 58; Likud stuck at 26 seats, 33% support banning Ben-Ari; 49% forgive Gantz's phone hacking fiasco.
This might be a good place to note that Naftali Bennett is Israel's Minister for Diaspora Affairs. We think AIPAC's got a whole lot of Diaspora under its belt.
Netanyahu goes to a Purim party, costumed as... himself.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi dismissed the claim, describing the allegation as part of “Tel Aviv’s Iranophobia campaign.”
"Mr. Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, the blood of our brothers cries out to you from the ground! The responsibility for fixing the situation is on your shoulders!"
Like it or not, the fact is that a vast majority of Israeli Jews today are leaning to the right, and that whatever Gantz, Lapid et al have been trying in order to seduce them is just not working.
"I will not sit with Netanyahu in the government," Gantz declared, but it was on radio so you couldn't see if he was crossing his fingers.
Kahane talks about the trampling of Israel's democracy.
"In the vast majority of Western democracies," Shaked noted, "It is the elected officials who appoint the judges of the highest court in the judicial system."
MK Bezalel Samotrich tweeted: "Israel will not be Iran."
"Ofer Cassif, Tibi and Zoabi, supporters of terrorism every one, are in, but Ben Ari, a Zionist Jew whose sons serve in the IDF, is out."
Expert: Iranian Hacking of Gantz’s Phone Meant to Generate Political Storm, Destabilize Israeli Democracy
Gantz’s political partners expressed anger that he did not share this information with them prior to its publication in the news.
The right-wing parties union is preparing to launch a huge protest in the event that the court reverses the Knesset's decision.
The state must keep Shabbat according to Halacha. But but there can be private initiatives of public transportation on Shabbat.
While several parties, including Likud, have been quick to reflect Zehut chairman Moshe Feiglin's rise in the polls and to copycat his agenda of legalizing both medical and medical cannabis in Israel, National Union leader Bezalel Smotrich appears to be betting on religious, right-wing voters who are opposed to the idea.
The news is a win for Netanyahu, who requested the delay in order to avert any adverse impact on the polls.
"Look who attacks me and who runs venomous campaigns against me, and you will understand where our votes come from – from the New Right and from Meretz," Feiglin told Maariv on Monday.
Netanyahu had something important to say, but since it's now officially the silly season of the 2019 elections, he picked a strange venue in which to state it.
Ben-Gvir said this morning, "I understand that Avigdor Liberman is under pressure."