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Knesset Deputy Speaker Denies Allegations of Pimping, Drug Use

Likud MK Oren Hazan suspended, then threatens to dig up dirt

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Bibi Tabs Dore Gold as Foreign Ministry Chief

Netanyahu tightens his grip

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Naftali Bennett Skewers Left-Wing Hipsters

Jewish Home party’s cheeky new video kicks off Israeli election ad season

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Power to the Workers!

On the streets with the guerrilla organizers who may breathe life into Israel’s moribund left

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In Protests Against Prawer Plan, Signs of ‘Palestinization’ in Israel’s Bedouin Minority

Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own

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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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A Loyal Ally to Netanyahu Moves to Center Stage as Iranian Talks Heat Up

Yuval Steinitz, a philosopher-turned-politician and former peace activist, is Netanyahu’s point person on Iran

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In Tel Aviv’s Mayoral Elections, It’s the Left Versus the Far Left

Young, progressive voters are accusing liberal paragons like Gideon Levy of selling out. Will their split have national implications?

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Israel Has a Marriage Problem. One American-Born Lawyer Is Trying To Solve It.

Susan Weiss started out trying to win divorce cases, but now her mission is pushing Israel’s Orthodox rabbinate to change its ways

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How Nir Barkat’s Lack of Poetry Brought Jerusalem Back From the Dead

Can the mayor hold on in the next elections and continue his drive to pull the ancient city into the 21st century?

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Menachem Begin Lives

Avi Shilon pens a masterful biography of the man who irrevocably bound Israel to the Diaspora and the Holocaust

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What Makes Asma Run

How Asma Agbaria-Zahalka is turning a socialist party of Arabs and Jews into a political phenomenon in Israel

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On the ‘Bieberman’ Super Party

What it means for Israeli politics

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Summer Heat

The protests in Israel these last two months were nothing short of a revolution. But can the political hope continue through the fall chill?

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Smokescreen

The Israeli right paints Ben-Gurion University as a haven for radical leftists. But the charges, meant to counter similar rhetoric from the left, are unfounded, and potentially damaging.

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In the Middle

In the recent tent-city protests, middle-class Israelis took to the streets to protest a political system that ignores them. Without a clear message, will these demonstrations have any effect?

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Breaking Free

Let’s call this a party

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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

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Russian Arc

Yuli Edelstein, Israel’s minister of Public Affairs and the Diaspora, says Russian Jews, contrary to belief, vote with the Israeli mainstream

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‘Politi’

In Israel, ‘politics’ is not politics as usual

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Presidential Hopeful

So what if he’s in diapers? He waves! He smiles! What more could you want in a leader?

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Our Man in Bethlehem

Matt Beynon Rees creates a new kind of sleuth

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