70.4 F
Jerusalem, Israel
21 Elul 5779 -
? Saturday, September 21, 2019

Rivlin Begins Process of Choosing Next Prime Minister on Sunday

The president plans to hold meetings with each of the parties who received enough votes to enter the Knesset to hear their recommendations on the matter.

Gantz and Blue & White Reject Netanyahus’ Offer for Unity

Netanyahu expressed surprise that Gantz refused to even meet him for talks.

Shaked: Netanyahu Bloc Not a Done Deal; Rightwing Leaders: Bibi Wants Third Elections

Netanyahu reportedly said voter turnout in Likud strongholds and in the settlements was low, and in a third election voter turnout in those locations would be higher.

95% of Vote Counted: Yisrael Beytenu Drops to 8 Mandates

Netanyahu is still at least six mandates short of the total he needs in order to form an outright majority for a ruling coalition government.

Netanyahu to Announce He’s Leading Right-Wing Bloc of 55 MKs

Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman is continuing to reiterate that a unity government is the “only option” after Tuesday’s elections.

Arab World Celebrates Netanyahu’s ‘Failure’, Success of Arab Joint List

Joint List leader Ayman Odeh may become the first Arab Opposition Leader in Israel’s history.

5 Ways to Break the Bibi-Gantz Stalemate

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 Blaming Everyone for Vote Wasting Loss Except… Otzma Yehudit

This reporter definitely sides with MK Bezalel Smotrich who last night called Ben Gvir and his party "irresponsible people who because of their ego threw votes in the trash."

Stalemate (Update: 2:00 PM)

The rightwing bloc is larger, but doesn't have the requisite 61 seats.

Second Time Around: Initial Exit Polls Give Blue&White Slight Edge, But No Coalition for...

Otzma Yehudit does not cross the vote threshold in any of the major polls.

Netanyahu’s Facebook Chatbot Suspended, Again

Netanyahu accused Facebook of buckling to left-wing pressure.

Stronger than Expected Early Vote Spells Disaster for Small Parties

The small parties generally attract a fixed number of voters, and their weight will decline the larger the overall vote.

Women’s March Leaders Sarsour, Mallory, Bland, Dumped Over Anti-Semitism

The three resignations came following accusations that Mallory and another early organizer of the march on Washington, Carmen Perez-Jordan, had made anti-Semitic remarks.

Netanyahu Visits Western Wall Ahead of Election

“I pray here for the people of Israel, for the State of Israel, and for the victory of Israel."

Civil Administration Using Regulation Act to Spare Illegal Arab Homes Slated for Demolition

"This is a definite case of government by civil servants," Regavim said.

World Oil Prices Soaring as Half of Saudi Production Disabled in Drone Attacks

US officials said that seventeen points of impact were precisely targeted, an operation that required a surveillance and planning capacity "of a whole new level of sophistication."

Elections Committee Nixes Leftist NGO Initiative to Bus 15,000 Arab Voters

Im Tirtzu's legal division hailed the ruling as "a great victory for Israeli democracy."

Tons of Campaigning Materials Will be Recycled, Used as Toilet Paper

Tons of materials that were produced for the election campaigns.

Report: Likud Members Deny Plan to Dismiss Netanyahu If Rightwing Bloc Falls Short of...

MK Gideon Sa'ar (Likud), considered Netanyahu's heir apparent, said "attempts to stick a wedge into the Likud leadership will not succeed."

US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Campaigns Against Israel’s Prime Minister

"My hope is that they recognize that his existence, his policies, his rhetoric really is contradictory to the peace we are all hoping the region receives."

100 Israeli Academics Endorse Joint Arab List

"It's not enough that these radical academics set the tone for Israeli academia, now they are trying to decide the future of Israel."

MP Calls ‘Paltry’ Germany’s Adding 859 Survivors to Reparations List

German authorities have processed 1,249 applications for these payments since 2017, and rejected 347.

Report: Mandelblit to Allow Settlers’ Private Land Purchases in Judea, Samaria

"Prohibition of real estate transactions on the basis of national affiliation causes some discomfort," seeing as it's hard to find a more racist exercise of apartheid against a specific ethnicity in purchasing land.

Bennett Claims to Expose Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’, Likud Denies It

Bennett claims the Deal of the Century will create islands of Israel within an ocean of Palestine.

Liberman May Not Recommend Anyone to the President, and Other Pre-Election Delights

A partnership between the two largest parties would be big enough not to need Liberman to establish a majority.

Despite Friday the Thirteenth Final Poll, Bibi Has Path to Victory

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.

Naftali Bennett Talks English, Finance and Elections in Gush Etzion

Bennett focused much of his time discussing free markets, deregulation, and the importance of only voting for a party guaranteed to pass the electoral threshold.

Facebook Suspends Likud Campaign Bot for ‘Hate Speech’

The Likud chatbot talked about “Arabs who want to destroy us all.”


Latest News Stories

Sponsored Post

Recommended Today

Something Random from the Week

Printed from: https://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/the-just-about-finished-almost-final-israeli-election-results/2019/09/20/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: