New York Times
Yair Lapid, Israel's man of the 'future'
Jerusalem (CNN) -- Yair Lapid, the charismatic journalist-turned-politician who surprisingly vaulted to second place in Israel's national election, has long been a familiar face across the Jewish state. The 49-year-old leader of the centrist Yesh Atid ...
Israel's New Political Center
Israel vote leaves glimmer of hope: Our view
Tepid Vote for Netanyahu in Israel Is Seen as Rebuke
Israel's Elections Results: It's the Socio-Economics, Stupid!
Huffington Post (blog)
For over the past twenty five years the central issue at the heart of all Israeli elections has been "peace and security." The election results from yesterday's vote show a complete volte-face, with social and economic issues topping the list of the ...
Palestinian surprise, skepticism after Israel vote
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian officials said Wednesday they were pleasantly surprised by the unexpected surge of moderate parties in Israel's election, but doubt it's enough to change the prime minister's hard-line policies. Negotiations on a ...
Israel's elections mean little to most Palestinians – with good reason
No country is more important for the future of Palestine than Israel, which controls most of Palestinian territory, its borders and most aspects of the daily lives of the Palestinians living there. It might be expected then that the elections that have ...
Dan Rather Applauds Israel's Iron Dome For Saving 'More Palestinian Lives ...
The same Israel
Obstacles Kerry Will Face in the Aftermath of Israel's Election
Israel's 'Iron Dome' Saves Palestinian Lives
In the recent conflict, the Israeli missile defense system may have saved more Palestinian lives than Israelis. To understand my reasoning, take a step back and look at recent history. Since 2007, the Islamist group Hamas has run the densely populated ...
Time for US to stop shielding Israel
We are now set for a third term for Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu. And, although Netanyahu's Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu coalition seems to have underperformed expectations, a plurality of the vote will allow him to once again lead Israel's government.
Obama's Silver Lining in Israel: Elections Weaken Netanyahu
Israeli Prime Minister and the leader of Likud Benjamin Netanyahu (right) greets supporters as the leader of Yisrael Beiteinu Avigdor Lieberman (left) stands beside him in Tel Aviv, Jan. 22, 2013. (Yin Dongxun/Xinhua, via Landov). It's not because ...
After Israel's Elections, Reshuffling Political Alliances
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will return to power, but his position in the new parliament has been greatly weakened following Israel's election. New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Jodi Rudoren explains how the results will reshuffle Israel's ...
Netanyahu's Likud Wins Israel Election
spinner. JERUSALEM — Israel's election has put a suave former TV news anchor and political novice in the role of kingmaker, and he has signaled he will use his power to try to move the next government to more centrist positions on Mideast peacemaking.
Netanyahu's choice: Left or right to lead Israel?
JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu moved Wednesday to figure out who his governing partners will be following elections that handed parliament to a hodgepodge of parties that do not all agree with his handling of the economy and ...