Following the elections in Israel, a reset
TO LOSE favor in Washington was once political poison for Israeli prime ministers. Twice during the 1990s, Israelis voted out leaders who quarreled with the U.S. president; the second one was Benjamin Netanyahu. So one of the more remarkable aspects of ...
Israel Election 2013: Peace With Palestinians Not At Top Of The Agenda
Israel set to re-elect Netanyahu, shift further right
Why the Israeli Left Is On the Verge of Collapse
On Israel vote eve, Netanyahu fends off surge to his right
After a lackluster campaign, the election could be on course to give Israel the most hardline government in its history, deepening its international isolation and potentially putting strains on its relations with Washington. Polls - though notoriously ...
Lollapalooza's expansion to Israel is on hold
Los Angeles Times
Lollapalooza, the former touring festival that re-established itself as a destination event after landing in Chicago in 2005, has been aggressive in recent years in expanding its brand internationally. Lollapalooza has already ventured into South ...
Should U.S. Military Aid To Israel Be Cut?
In a recent interview, Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett said, “I think, generally, we need to free ourselves from [U.S. military aid].” He implied that perhaps at one time this assistance was necessary, but added that “our situation today is very ...
Charismatic ex-commando pressures Netanyahu from the right as Israel ...
By John Ray, Correspondent, NBC News. TEL AVIV, Israel — Something very curious is happening at the top of Israeli politics. Benyamin Netanyahu — who has flown high as a hawk — is in danger of looking a little dovish. It's not that the prime ...
High-flyer challenges Israel's Netanyahu
Profile: Naftali Bennett: leader of Israel's Habayit Hayehudi party
Sasa Petricic: Rightward lurch as Israel goes to the polls
Leading candidates in Israel's election
The Associated Press
—Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to return to power in Tuesday's elections after nearly four years as prime minister. Netanyahu insists he has mobilized the international community against Iran's disputed nuclear program and brought economic stability ...
Avast! Israel's Pirate Party angles for 2 percent of electoral booty
Thus begins a paid political ad for the Pirate Party, one of a range of fringe parties competing for votes in Israel's parliamentary elections, to be held Tuesday. If you've ever been tempted, as I have, to write-in “Mickey Mouse” on your ballot, you ...
Israel sees slight drop in Jewish immigration
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
(JTA) -- Jewish immigration to Israel fell 2 percent last year, a trend that was bucked by new arrivals from Europe and the former Soviet Union. Overall, Jewish immigration to Israel stood at 18,691in 2012 compared to 19,135 in 2011, according to an ...
After fire, Israel's Carmel Forest rejuvenates
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
TU B'SHVAT FEATURE. CARMEL FOREST, Israel (JTA) -- The rabbi's yarmulke fluttered in the wind, his hand holding it to his head, as he recited El Malei Rachamim, the traditional prayer for the deceased. In front of him were 50 guards from a nearby prison.