Elections

Democratic process by which leaders are chosen. Israel must hold parliamentary elections at least once every five years

PRESIDENT REUVEN RIVLIN meets with Druze spiritual leader Mowafak Tarif
Grapevine: The Polish Presidential election that wasn't

The Polish presidential elections were just one of many events to be canceled thanks to coronavirus.

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet to discuss possible pol
Netanyahu and Gantz’s new cockpit: How a 3-year term became 4.5 overnight

The bill does mention that Likud and Blue and White could ask the Knesset to extend the term, but had action not been taken overnight, it would have been impossible.

07/05/2020
A coalition or a fourth election?

Israel’s Supreme Court is asked to rule on the Likud-Blue and White deal

By MARK WEISS
14/05/2020
Donald Trump campaign aims to gain Jewish American votes

Trump’s past equivocations in rejecting support from white supremacists have been the prime driver of Jewish unhappiness with his administration.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
02/05/2020
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash at the Liberty Political Action Conference, 2013
Palestinian-American Justin Amash pushes forward presidential bid

Amash stated that he believes that the 2020 presidential election is a "winnable race" for the Libertarian Party

30/04/2020
These are presidential candidate Joe Biden’s Jews

Who will he turn to for fundraising? What does it mean for his foreign policy?

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
26/04/2020
What does J Street endorsement mean for Joe Biden? – analysis

Another question that remains open for now is why J Street decided to give their first-ever endorsement for a presidential candidate?

Jewish observance becomes an issue in a New York primary

D’Arrigo is attempting to derail Weinstock’s campaign, alleging that he included ineligible signatures on his petition to register as a candidate.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
21/04/2020
An empty Knesset Plenum
TIMELINE: What to expect after Knesset is tasked to form a gov't

Here's what to expect in the coming weeks and months as the Knesset works to form a government.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
17/04/2020
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