Israel Elections 2019v2

22nd Knesset to be sworn in Thursday amid third election talk

There are only eight new MKs this time, and another nine are returning from past stints as legislators, which means that 103 members of the 22nd Knesset will be sworn in for the second time in 2019.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz mee
Coalition meeting with Likud and Blue and White ends in anger

The meeting ended with the two parties issuing statements summarizing the meeting in which they both complained that the other party did not want to talk about what really mattered.

27/09/2019
Abd al Hakim Hajj Yahya of Raam Balad party, April, 2019
Arab party member admits they met with Likud to negotiate in radio prank

Yahya confirmed that Mansour Abbas, Natan Eshel and Miki Zohar met before the dissolving of the Knesset.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri meet at prime minister's office, Sept. 19
Was Netanyahu-Gantz impasse predicted in mystic's hidden manuscript?

"On the eve of the year 5780 (the upcoming Hebrew year), the year of corrections, there will not be a government in Israel for an extended period..."

24/09/2019
Office
WeWork CEO Adam Neumann wants to be Israel’s prime minister

“He told at least one person directly that his ambitions included becoming Israel’s prime minister,” Eliot Brown wrote.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
20/09/2019
21st Knesset
Stable government – Israel’s strategic necessity

Is it time yet for courageous leadership?

By ARYEH GREEN
19/09/2019
Appeasement vs. incitement: two takeaways from the Israeli election

“I want to lead Arab politics from a politics of protest to a politics of influence. We are 20% of Israel’s population, and we are needed to bring equality, democracy and social justice to Israel.”

20/09/2019
Liberman: Netanyahu seeking to blame me, Gantz for failure to form govt.

Yisrael Beytenu leader again calls for Netanyahu and Gantz to form national unity govt with him and without ultra-Orthodox and religious-Zionist parties.

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