The former Israeli Prime Minister will serve 19 months for bribery and obstruction of justice. Even so, his particular mold of leadership is sorely missed in the Israeli political spectrum today.
Before he was convicted of massive wrongdoing, the former prime minister was a fierce moralizer. What happened?
Former Israeli prime minister was convicted of two counts of bribery in March
Former prime minister found guilty of accepting bribes for Holyland complex
The potential new mayors of Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Jerusalem
In his new book, ‘The Negotiator,’ Long Island-born Gershon Baskin says the prisoner swap that saved the soldier was worth it
The last time China and the Jewish state drew close, the United States drove them apart. Now there’s even more at stake.
Israel’s failures in 2006 foreshadow the challenges that lie ahead in a fractured Middle East—and the coming wars there
The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family
Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously
A startling example of life imitating art
Once-maligned Labor politician Amir Peretz explains how he saw what many decorated generals did not
And Ehud Olmert goes to crazy lengths to attack Netanyahu
A few more countries jump ship, signaling landslide ahead
Plus New York Governor Cuomo asks for $30 billion for Hurricane Sandy
Plus Sheldon Adelson makes his case
What it means for Israeli politics
Plus Arlen Specter eulogized
Plus Franz Kafka’s unpublished work will go to Jerusalem
Plus Jay-Z lights the menorah in Brooklyn
Plus the legendary Chuck Norris to visit Israel
Plus Israelis killing Iranian scientists? and more in the news
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
They may smell imminent attack; they may also smell imminent elecitons
And why Likud leader, Netanyahu, is likely to see gains in next elections
UPDATED: Many conference attendees stand to the left of the official party line; some support the boycott of products made in West Bank settlements
Plus National Front attack in France, Kaddish for the Fogels, and more
Plus Erdogan cancer rumors fly, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Israelis are clamoring for the release of Gilad Shalit, the IDF soldier abducted nearly five years ago, but is the prisoner swap demanded by his Hamas captors too high a price to pay?