Abe's resignation will trigger a leadership race in the LDP, the winner of which must be formally elected in parliament.
Elgrably-Berzin compares Jews who put universal values first to those who tried to be “good Germans.”
The landmark case has been widely seen as a test for the country's efforts to stamp out corruption and could have big political implications for the Southeast Asian nation.
The Iraqi premier faces a tough balancing act between Iran and the United States who have come close to open conflict in the region, including on Iraqi soil over the past year.
A group of protesters adopted a new site over the weekend: Netanyahu’s childhood home in Jerusalem’s Katamon neighborhood.
"He is the only senior politician who has not been damaged by the crises of the past year and is the only candidate who is able to present an alternative," Nahum Barnea wrote.
The Elysee Palace said in a statement that Philippe would handle government affairs until a new cabinet was named.
Lapid: "Netanyahu is proof of why term limits are needed. Had there been term limits, Netanyahu would have left three years ago, and we would have been spared three indictments and three elections."