Politics

A banner depicts Benny Gantz, leader of Blue and White party, and Israel Prime minister Benjamin Net
Ex-intel chief: Ideology’s big role in how politicians process intelligence

“This is part of democracy” with the voters choosing leaders with a certain ideology.

Egyptian security forces arrest senior staff members of rights group

Man sets himself ablaze in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to protest corruption

By MINA NADER/THE MEDIA LINE
20/11/2020
Linda Sher, leader in political action by Jewish women, dies at 73

“Her tenacity and determination encouraged JAC women across the country to step up and work to protect our shared values.”

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
19/11/2020
3D printed ballot boxes are seen in front of a displayed Facebook logo in this illustration taken No
Facebook, swamped with misinformation, extends political ad ban

The ban, one of Facebook's measures to combat misinformation, was supposed to last about a week but would likely last another month, raising concerns from campaigns in Georgia eager to reach voters.

By REUTERS
12/11/2020
Democratic US presidential candidate Joe Biden at a campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., Ju
Is democracy sacred? - opinion

Though politics relies on virtue, this does not make it religious.

By REUTERS
07/11/2020
Hezbollah delays formation of Lebanese government

Group ‘has biggest role and biggest say,’ is waiting for result of US presidential election, Christian politician, others tell The Media Line

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
05/11/2020
THE US Supreme Court
Will the US judicial right-wing swerve influence Israel’s Supreme Court?

Although there is no parallel timeline, there have been cases where judicial trends in the US have had an impact in Israel too.

That admission of partisan myopia sums up Trump’s small-minded, big-mouthed, soulless presidency. Al
Judge leaders by the enemies they make – and refuse to make

As democracies, both America and Israel united disparate people in common values. Responsible leaders see themselves as custodians of those values.

27/10/2020
Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit and Likud MK Haim Katz
A-G considering new tax fraud indictment against Haim Katz

Katz still has an opportunity to get the case closed at a pre-indictment hearing before Mandelblit.

Yitzhak Rabin
How do we remember Rabin together when we cannot gather amid coronavirus?

What does reflecting on Rabin's legacy look like when we can't come together to do it?

Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use