Israeli leftists are no strangers to sudden electoral defeats. Is there anything American liberals can learn from them?
With a Trumpian message, Israeli mogul turned politician Erel Margalit has joined the race to lead the Labor party and remake the Israeli left
The Israeli PM played rope-a-dope with the national media to lure his loyal base to the polls
Students at the Jewish day school sound off on Isaac Herzog’s candidacy
Netanyahu surges to last-minute victory
Four days before Knesset election, Likud party lags behind Zionist Union
With election one week away, Knesset race heats up
As Knesset elections near, online ads get heated—and some get banned
The left is bitterly divided about whether lawmakers should be allowed to keep their sexual orientation private
The first day brings sound and fury, but signifying what?
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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By building a new center-left coalition, Labor’s new leader has an opportunity to play kingmaker and restore his party’s influence
Plus 10,000-year-old structure found near Jerusalem, and more in the news
Incumbent Shelly Yachimovich faces off against party royalty Isaac Herzog
Can David Stav, who is in line for the post, return it to the stature it held before his immediate predecessors?
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
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