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How Netanyahu Used Television To Win

The Israeli PM played rope-a-dope with the national media to lure his loyal base to the polls

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The Ramaz Alum Who Could Be Prime Minister

Students at the Jewish day school sound off on Isaac Herzog’s candidacy

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Who Won Israel’s Elections?

Netanyahu surges to last-minute victory

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Poll Shows Herzog Leading Netanyahu

Four days before Knesset election, Likud party lags behind Zionist Union

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Shimon Peres Endorses Isaac Herzog

With election one week away, Knesset race heats up

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Campaign Videos Stir Controversy in Israel

As Knesset elections near, online ads get heated—and some get banned

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Israel’s Labor Party Roiled by Demands To Out a Closeted Gay MK

The left is bitterly divided about whether lawmakers should be allowed to keep their sexual orientation private

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Welcome to AIPAC, the Greatest Show on Earth

The first day brings sound and fury, but signifying what?

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Meet Isaac Herzog, the Israeli Politician Who Speaks English With a Democratic Accent

Labor’s new leader wants to mend ties with Washington, and he’s looking at Obama and de Blasio for inspiration

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How Isaac Herzog Could Tilt Israeli Politics to the Left—Even If He Won’t Be Prime Minister

By building a new center-left coalition, Labor’s new leader has an opportunity to play kingmaker and restore his party’s influence

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IDF Leaves Philippines; ‘Knockout’ Fears Spread

Plus 10,000-year-old structure found near Jerusalem, and more in the news

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A Guide to Today’s Labor Party Elections

Incumbent Shelly Yachimovich faces off against party royalty Isaac Herzog

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Israel’s Next Chief Rabbi Has Illustrious Shoes To Fill—From Long Ago

Can David Stav, who is in line for the post, return it to the stature it held before his immediate predecessors?

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Brokers

This week in Israel: Fatah and Hamas come to an agreement, Palestinian police kill an Israeli worshiper in the West Bank, and the royal wedding raises flags in Modi’in

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Ehud Agonistes

Ehud Barak should forsake his arrogance, take a page from Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, and recognize that leading can require giving up power