Israel Politics

Israeli politics are complicated and volatile so it is important to have a news source that properly captures the important politicians and political events in an organzied manner. Jerusalem Post readers will appreciate the Israeli politics section for it's unbias and zero spin approach to reporting on Israel's democratic process to avoid confusion.

The rise and fall of Naftali Bennett

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: For the nation, the road Bennett chose led to unseating Netanyahu (at least temporarily) for the first time in 12 years.

01/07/2022

Netanyahu in good position to form government with Shaked next election - poll

Ayelet Shaked's Yamina party just manages to cross the electoral threshold, while Nitzan Horowitz's Meretz would fail entirely to do so.

01/07/2022

While the government falls, the Knesset shows surprising cooperation -analysis

The last ten days showed a glimpse of what a robust, highly competitive but respectful Knesset could look like.

Yair Lapid officially becomes Prime Minister of Israel

Before the ceremony of Lapid's transition to prime minister, the Yesh Atid leader paid a visit to Yad Vashem.

Netanyahu's trial amid the Israeli election campaign

Radical reforms to reduce the power of the judicial branch are a top priority for the Likud and other parties in the pro-Bibi bloc if they return to power.

By MARK WEISS
30/06/2022

Israeli Knesset dispersed, next elections to be held November 1

The 24th Knesset voted to disperse on Thursday morning and to hold the next election on the first of November.

Consistency is the name of the game as Lapid enters PMO -analysis

Lapid’s tenure, which could be as short as five months but could go longer if a new government is not formed, will likely be one of continuity.

Israel elections: Knesset delays dissolution until Thursday morning

Yisrael Beytenu and Labor's filibuster threat means that the Knesset's dispersal may stretch past midnight on Wednesday.

Yair Lapid to live in apartment in prime ministerial compound

He will stay in an apartment in a house inside the security perimeter called Villa Salameh, where security guards slept in recent decades.

Israel’s problem: Lots of jobs, not enough workers to fill them - analysis

Unemployment is at a two-year low of 3.6%, about the same as in the United States but less than the 6.8% average in the European Union countries and the 5% rate in the OECD.

28/06/2022
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