Elections 2019

A demonstrator carries a sign as teachers and students take part in a protest
Algeria jails artist ahead of Dec. 12 elections

The move has been heavily criticized by activists, who consider it part of the overall crackdown on free expression and political dissent in the country.

Haredi leaders call Liberman antisemitic

“We witnessed a shameful and ugly horror show produced by Liberman that was full of lies, ignorance and hatred worthy of the worst haters of religion and Jewish tradition of all time.”

Rivlin does not discount possibility of third election

"The real sovereignty of Israel is in the people of Israel," Rivlin said, "and the rule of law is the only law that counts."

Aryeh Deri during Shas Conference on February 10th, 2019
Shas's Deri attacks Liberman for supporting Arab Joint List

"Liberman has taken an additional step towards his political and ethical abyss and declared clearly that he prefers to sit with members of the Joint List... rather than his brothers and sisters."

Ya'acov Litzman
UTJ's Litzman willing to sit with Liberman, despite 'split personality'

In an interview, the deputy health minister said he is suspicious of Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman.

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet to discuss possible pol
If Israel has direct elections, who would you vote for? - Poll

Netanyahu, Gantz or someone else? Take the Jerusalem Post's poll

Reuven Rivlin, Benny Gantz and Benjamin Netanyahu meet on September 23, 2019.
Gantz preferred as prime minister over Netanyahu in unity gov't – poll

The News 13 poll also gave Blue and White 34 seats and Likud 33 if a third election was held now; both blocs they would lead were tied at 56, with Israel Beytenu remaining the kingmaker.

Reporters lined up at a media conference (Illustrative)
Spread of disinformation on social media should concern democratic world

Likud’s digital campaign, which included intensive use of Facebook Live, a Facebook Messenger chatbot and aggressive tweeting, failed to bring it victory.

Bibi’s last stand?

Netanyahu seeks to form a unity government while facing a pre-trial hearing.

Bennett and Liberman push for unity government without Joint List

Liberman stressed that the only option is a liberal national unity government.

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