israel political situation

Ron Dermer
Member of Knesset demands recall of Dermer for ignoring Keyes warning

Karin Elharar says ambassador should "pay the price" for his silence.

Julie Weinberg-Connors
U.S. Jewish activist detained at airport over previous West Bank visits

Weinberg-Connors arrived in Israel with the intention of making aliyah at a later stage. A-1 visas are only granted to those who are eligible to make aliyah according to the Law of Return.

Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attend his election rally in Istanbul
Whitewashing far-right parties in the Middle East

The decision to remove “right” and “left” from the political landscape of the greater Middle East is partly an Orientalist way of othering the region

Likud polls at record high after Trump decision

Survey finds 62% of Israelis back quitting Iran deal

The serving elite or the self-serving elite

Even members of Knesset, the people’s representatives, are no longer expected to be outstanding leaders with exceptional skills.

RETIRED SUPREME Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein at his office in the High Court building in Jerusal
Separation of powers: 70 years of balancing Supreme Court, Knesset

Ex-justice Elyakim Rubinstein gives his verdict to the ‘Post.’

THE AUTHOR wonders how much Israel’s internal challenges threaten its survival
A ticking clock?

Journalist Gregg Carlstrom thinks Israel’s biggest threat is not Iran, but rather comes from within.

Meir Turgeman
Ten identical questions for mayoral candidates

Meir Turgeman is running ‘because Jerusalem is part of my DNA.’

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin
Run as you can

Will Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat run for another term?

 Israeli women votes
Confidence in elected, appointed officials decreasing for Israeli public

Some 53% of all Jewish respondents agreed with the statement that “the religious population is gradually taking control of the state.”

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