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Bennett's state of emergency: He needs to become PM, but has nothing

The only emergency at hand is the threat that Bennett will, once again, fail to pass the electoral threshold in the next elections and forever thereafter.

By OPHIR FALK
13/05/2021

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict's cycle of absurdity - opinion

Netanyahu is determined to prevent a different regime from emerging in this country, regardless of how many Israelis he puts at risk, or how many Palestinians are killed.

Mr. Isaac Herzog, chairman of the Jewish Agency, speaks at the European Jewish  Association's virtua

Race begins to succeed Isaac Herzog at Jewish Agency

Ten candidates touted for top position in Jewish world, should Herzog become Israel's next president.

13/05/2021

After 73 years, Israel's Arabs become movers in the political process

The shape of the next government remains a riddle, and chances are that the politicians will yet again fail to produce one. Even so, Abbas has become part of the game.

Naftali Bennett is also allowed to break his promises - opinion

The well-known sentence coined by the late former prime minister Levi Eshkol, “I promised, but I did not promise to keep,” applies to all politicians from all over the political spectrum.

11/05/2021
Mansour Abbas, head of the Ra'am party, seen at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, on

Abbas suspends coalition talks due to escalation

Swearing in delayed to next week, Likud blames the violence on the 'left-wing' coalition.

10/05/2021

When did a left-wing government become a danger? - opinion

Today, the demonization and bad-mouthing of the leftists/liberals/socialists is undoubtedly much more widespread than several decades ago.

Jerusalem violence puts Lapid-Bennett gov't in jeopardy amid Arab anger

"Al-Aqsa is a red line," Abbas warned on Saturday. "The aggression toward the holy site and its worshipers is unacceptable and offensive."

09/05/2021

Top 10 challenges Lapid, Bennett face on the way to change

POLITICAL AFFAIRS: Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett crossed a hurdle when the Yesh Atid leader inherited Netanyahu’s mandate, but there are still obstacles ahead

06/05/2021

Lapid, Bennett need to form a unity government - editorial

Bennett and Lapid need to show the public that the premiership is not a goal in and of itself, but a means through which to promote the country.

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