4 Days Before Deadline, Netanyahu Preparing for New Elections

Netanyahu's fixer, Natan Eshel, has not given up his effort to recruit a Kachol Lavan deserter, who would give the PM a 61-seat coalition, with Liberman out.

Thousands Rally Against Bills to Curb Court Activism, Enhance MKs’ Immunity

The accusations that tweaking the high court's power to intervene in the political process means the demise of Israel's democracy is clearly an exaggeration.

Greenblatt’s Trojan Horse

I suspect that all the "deal of the century" talk, with its lingering postponements, is so much camouflage.

Liberman Tells Netanyahu He Won’t Vote Yes to 60-Member Coalition

The religious-Zionist parties stand to gain the most from an election re-run, seeing as they've probably lost as many as eight seats due to the threshold vote.

Report: Netanyahu May Dissolve the Knesset, Call for New Elections

Liberman is not the only one refusing to accommodate Netanyahu's demands: the Rightwing Union has yet to be satisfied regarding the two portfolios it demands.

Netanyahu Government Planning School for Illegal Bedouin Settlement Bordering on Israeli Town

Rahma is not the first illegal Bedouin shantytown to use a school as grounds for permanent residence. It is, in fact, the Bedouin communities' modus operandi.
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Pompeo: We Hope Trump’s Deal Brings Brighter Future for Arabs, But No Guarantees

He promised that President Donald Trump's "deal of the century" would be unveiled this summer.

Netanyahu’s Pre-Indictment Hearing Set for Fast of Gedaliah

The prime minister wanted to postpone the hearing date by a year, to July 10, 2020, citing the enormous volume of evidence material, but Mandelblit responded that there was no justification for such a long delay.

Miami Church Suspends Israel Celebration Over Consul’s Pride Parade Appearance

Haiat was told by Delgado that he was concerned that his congregation would be offended by his behavior.

Pollard: Israel Doesn’t Care About Me

"This is the test, will you be willing to fight for one person? And if you're not, then draw your own conclusions."

Immunity Bill Submitted to Knesset Approval, Will Determine Netanyahu’s Political Future

The PM's mortal enemy, MK Gideon Saar, skewered him over the move, suggesting the amended law would yield "zero benefit" and cause "maximum damage."

PA Sticks with Tradition of Missing Opportunities in Bahrain Economic Conference

Naturally, the PA's "the moon or nothing" approach continues the catastrophic Arab tradition that began with the wholesale rejection of the 1947 partition plan.

Report: Israeli Academics Tried to Kill German Anti-BDS Law

"Contrary to NGO claims that they are engaging in 'legitimate criticism' of Israel, the NGO rhetoric, publications, and activities often violate accepted standards."

Hebrew University’s International Graduate Professor Spouts Anti-Israel Rhetoric

Panteleimon Papadopoulos, a foreign student from Greece who was enrolled in the course, told Im Tirtzu that Golan "created a hostile image of this country which does not correspond to reality."

President Zelensky on Inauguration Day Seeks Israel’s Help to Rebuild Bridge to Russia

Meanwhile, Zelensky has learned his first lesson as president-elect in grownup politics.

Tzohar’s Rabbi Cherlow: Ultimately, Decision on Abortion Is Up to the Parents

"Therefore, in principle, it can be said that if a legislation has been enacted that denies an abortion in any situation, at any stage of gestation, it is not the accepted halachic practice regarding abortion."

Eurovision Mega-Festival Fizzed Out, But We Hear Great Things about Lag B’Omer

On Sunday morning, Ha'aretz ran an op-ed calling for the cancellation of Lag B'Omer.

Two American Destroyers Crossed Strait of Hormuz Near Iran’s Shore

Bolton is serving as President Trump's big stick – even though in Trump's case speaking softly is out of the question.

Hebron Banners Call Out ‘Breaking the Silence’ Lies

"This organization has been repeatedly caught lying and we will continue to expose their lies for all to see."

Numerous Groups Applaud Blue Ribbon Panel’s Rebuke of Anti-Israel UM Professor

In addition to curtailing student rights and educational opportunities, promotion of an academic boycott increases the risk of anti-Semitism on campus.
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Watch Ambassador Danon’s History Lesson at the UNSC

Danon explains the eternal and historic connection between the Jewish people and the Land of Israel.

Ombudsman Rejects Chief Rabbi Lau’s Sacking of Dayan Investigating Irregularities in Large Charity

"Some of the charities cases in Jerusalem have raised genuine criminal questions."

‘Nakba Day’ Party Counters Annual Anti-Israel Ceremony at Tel-Aviv University

The pro-Israel party, organized by the Zionist organization Im Tirtzu, featured blaring Israeli music by DJ Asaf Hartal, a sea of blue and white flags, drums, and free drinks.

Barred from Inquiring about Restitution, Israeli Man Spits on Polish Ambassador in Tel Aviv

"The suspect was walking in the middle of the street with his hands folded behind his back, very slowly, especially when an embassy car came up behind him and honked for him to get off the road – he did not like it."

Netanyahu May Settle for Minority Government over Conflict between Liberman, the Haredim

It means that at any point Liberman could join the rest of the opposition in toppling the Likud government.

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