“The people did not decide between the two blocs."
There are no simple solutions to Israel's tight deadlock, other than Israel Beiteinu chairman Avigdor Liberman waking up from his 4-month drunk and saying, "I did what?"
Otzma Yehudit does not cross the vote threshold in any of the major polls.
MK Gideon Sa'ar (Likud), considered Netanyahu's heir apparent, said "attempts to stick a wedge into the Likud leadership will not succeed."
"It's not enough that these radical academics set the tone for Israeli academia, now they are trying to decide the future of Israel."
The rightwing bloc without Liberman will probably get 60 seats, with the expectation that Netanyahu would be able to entice Orly Levy-Abekasis to join the coalition.
Netanyahu blamed MK Avigdor Liberman for the bill’s failure to pass.
Police have launched investigations into only six out of hundreds of suspicious polls where there is clear evidence of cheating.
"We were in a similar situation when [Lapid] was part of the evil brotherly pact of Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett, and Netanyahu went with them and left us outside – we survived, nothing terrible happened."
Bentzy Gopstein did not attend the hearing because he believes the game was fixed and the court would not discuss his case with unbiased eyes.
Some 61% were legitimate, justified issues. The others were found to be false or trivial.
The signatories include former Communist party MK Dov Khenin, Labor's Eitan Cabel, and Lapid's Yesh Atid MK Yael German.
The Israeli Victory Project called on the elected officials, the IDF and the entire Israeli society to move from policies of appeasement to a policy of victory against Palestinian terror and rejectionism.
These are trying days for Benjamin Netanyahu.
“Such a state would, undoubtedly be a dysfunctional terrorist state, which would distance peace and undermine stability in the Middle East.”
Yamina chairwoman Ayelet Shaked objected to Mandelblit's position, recalling, "[Joint Arab List candidate] Ofer Cassif said I was neo-Nazi scum, so for that he didn't run to the Knesset?"
Smotrich's partners at the top have been absorbing some of the fire that has been trained on him, and have largely supported Smotrich.
On the morning after that tense game of chicken between Ben-Gvir and United Right, it has become clear that refusing to accept Otzma's demands was not a United Right failure, it was their strategy.
"He (Netanyahu) has nothing to do with the right, he promotes only two principles: his own ruling with God's grace and his cult of personality."
The bloggers and journalists are in Israel on the invitation the Foreign Ministry, some coming from Arab countries which have no diplomatic relations with the Jewish state.
Shaked has been quoting a lot of traditional Jewish terms these days – much the way Hillary Clinton used to drop the hard G's at the end of her sentences the further she got below the Mason-Dixon line.
Other than depicting a vastly unequal relationship between a largely white government and darker skinned subjects, there are no factual comparisons that can be made between the PA and the Gaza Strip and Bantoestan.
A pathetically unreliable poll last Friday gave them 19 seats (never gonna' happen), but in reality they could play this out to keep everyone away from the next Knesset.
Shaked's casual text was Shaked's rebuttal to Rabbi Shlomo Aviner, whose sweet manner and French accent often makes his listeners forget that he represents an extreme-Haredi line with questionable notions regarding Israeli society.
An amendment made six months ago in the Knesset's house rules, according to which the Ethics Committee must consider not approving an MK's travel abroad which is funded by elements who publicly call for a boycott of Israel.
Chairman Peretz is interested in an alliance with Ayelet Shaked and Naftali Bennett, and Bennett is unwilling to run in the same list as Otzma Yehudit.
The campaign was launched in response to the Netanyahu government's shirking its responsibility to demolish illegal Arab construction in Israel's Area C, which is tantamount to establishing a Palestinian State in the near future.
Over the years and to this day, almost all the Balad MKs and their family members have worked for the Association for Arab Culture.
The list is ideologically as diverse as can be imagined, with most of the members having precious little in common with one another other than their ethnicity, which is also questionable.
Haskel now admits that, contrary to her hopes, it won't be possible to approve the bill, and therefore it is not expected to come up for a vote in the current Knesset.