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With coronavirus, annexation and a new gov't, don't fret the small stuff

So what we don’t need to do is pile on concerns unnecessarily. Worry about what is real, not about what isn’t.

21/05/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara voting for the 23rd Knesset on Monday
The political crisis has made clear the necessity for electoral reform

Israel desperately needs to reform its political system.

By DAVID FINE
20/05/2020
Prime Minister Benjamn Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz at the swearing in of the new gove
Coronavirus: Has new ministers’ populism imperiled the public?

The novel virus, SARS-CoV-2, is blind to politicians’ need for popularity, especially those who likely do not understand the dynamics of this pandemic.

Israel’s new gov’t: More female ministers, post quality stagnant

Women head a record eight of a possible 36 ministries but lead less important departments

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
20/05/2020
Prime Minister Benjamn Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz at the swearing in of the new gove
7 steps for the new Israeli government to take in the international arena

Here are seven key steps that the new government should take in order to meet these challenges and take advantage of these opportunities.

THE NEW coalition agreements are a sad moment in the life of the State of Israel and of the Jewish p
A coalition that will escalate Jewish disunity

Netanyahu, Gantz and their partners know that this ongoing surrender to the ultra-Orthodox parties is in complete betrayal of the Israeli public’s will, including that of their own voters.

18/05/2020
Blue and White leader Benny Gantz (L) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) sit in front of Pres
Israel's largest-ever government: Over the top, excessive and indulgent

The new government is excessive and expensive, an indulgence that Israel can not really afford during this so-called “state of emergency” in which the coronavirus crisis is far from over.

The farce and failure of Netanyahu’s latest antics – opinion

The stench of a decade ago is nothing compared to that surrounding a prime minister desperate to evade justice

17/05/2020
Made-up ministries help Netanyahu form government

Netanyahu helped solve the problem by persuading Erdan to become ambassador to the United States and United Nations, but other solutions ended up having to be more creative.

18/05/2020
Blue and White leader Benny Gantz at the swearing in of the Knesset
How much will Israel's new government cost?

The new government will cost a total of NIS 238.5m., or an annual increase of NIS 79m.

17/05/2020
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