Likud-Beytenu to Split?
An Israel Channel 10 report speculated on Sunday that Likud and Yisrael Beytenu are headed their separate ways. Avigdor Liberman will be holding a press...
Lapid Holds Up Coalition, But Rumors Fly that an Alternative Coalition Might Be Forming
With just days left until the coalition deadline, any of these rumors and leaks could be true.
UTJ Calls for New Elections
The Hareidi party, UTJ, proposed a bill in the Knesset calling for new elections to be held within 90 days. The bill, drafted by MK...
Bennett to Get Finance Ministry
Netanyahu challenged them, but Bennett and Lapid apparently worked it out.
Peres Grants Netanyahu Two More Weeks
After failing to assemble a coalition within the legally allotted month, Prime Minister Netanyahu went back to President Shimon Peres on Saturday night to...
Mofaz Wanted Defense
Mofaz asked for the Defense Ministry during coalition talks.
Likud-Beteinu Closes First Partner (updated)
It only took a month, but Likud-Beteinu finally managed to close a deal with its first coalition partner, Tzipi Livni's HaTnua party. Livni will reportedly...
Latest Coalition Building Rumors and Threats from Israel
Nasty threats, mistreatment, rumors, and a general lack of trust define this government's coalition building attempts.
Bibi and Bennett Meet
Following a 5 year estrangement, Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett and Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu finally met in Tel Aviv. The meeting, held in the...
Netanyahu Tasked with Forming Government
Tasked with the job of forming the next coalition government, Netanyahu sets out his goals for this term.
Liberman Meets with Bennett
While Netanyahu reportedly has his hands full with Yair Lapid's coalition demands, Avigdor Liberman met with Naftali Bennett today to discuss Bennett's joining the...
Bibi-Tours and Bennett
Rumors are flying in the Israeli media today that the other possible reason between the acrimonious relationship between Bibi and Bennett is the anonymous...
Netanyahu Finally Called Bennett
Two days after the elections ended, PM Netanyahu finally decided to call HaBayit HaYehudi (Jewish Home) head Naftali Bennett. The two did not set a...
Lapid on Jerusalem and the Palestinians
Yesh Atid perceives a possible peace process as a response to an ensemble of threats looming over the State of Israel.
Likud Leads, But Rise Of Yesh Atid, Jewish Home Bode Bumpy Road Ahead For...
TEL AVIV – His party shrunk, his opponents grew and his challengers multiplied. But with the results in, it seems Benjamin Netanyahu survived the Knesset elections Tuesday to serve another term as prime minister.
Unexpected Results Call Makeup Of Future Israeli Coalition Into Question
JERUSALEM – With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, head of the Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu slate, still expected to be tapped by President Shimon Peres to form Israel’s 33rd government, its makeup will look different from the outgoing coalition.
Will Congress Investigate Obama’s Attempt to Derail Bibi?
President Obama was issuing a not so subtly veiled threat to the Israeli voters.
Some Numbers Can Still Change
Counting of the 250,000 votes from soldiers, hospitals, embassies and prisoners are expected to only be completed on Thursday. As a result, some of the...
No More Likud Primaries
Bibi want to block democracy within the Likud.
The Almost Final Results: Even Steven
These are the final results for the elections to the 19th Knesset.
Right/Religious Growing Stronger as Counting Continues
Update: There was a slight surge for the religious/right during the middle of the counting, but in the end it didn't pan out. As the...
The Almost Final 19th Knesset List (Updated)
Who's in, who's not in the 19th Knesset.
Bibi’s Obvious Option: Coalition with Lapid and Bennett
Yair Lapid will be calling the shots at this point.
Panic or Spin
Is the Likud in danger?
Updated: Record High Voter Turnout So Far (8 PM)
For an Israeli election race where no one can actually say what the important issues of the race are, voter turnout has been at...
What Will the Chareidim Do?
In the past, Chareidi (Ultra-Orthodox) participation in election voting has never topped more than around a third of their potential voters. Chareidim have avoided voting...
My Last Word on Election Day
So my advice is, don't try to outsmart anyone. You will just be shooting yourself in the foot. Vote for the party you want to see lead the country.
20% of Voters Remain Undecided Until the Last Minute
A Channel 1 survey reported that 20% of voters remain undecided until the last minute. Many will only be deciding on the party to...
Pro-Labor Settler and Pro-Bennett Bedouin
There are Israeli voters making some surprising and rather unexpected choices.
Bennett Attacked by Haredim at Western Wall
The attack occurred as Bennett began praying in front of the Wall