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Why Is Israel Heading for an Election?

It’s not because of the economy or the “Jewish State” bill—it’s because Netanyahu’s coalition members just can’t get along

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The Right Hand Washes the Left

How ultra-Orthodox Jews and the secular left are forging an unlikely peace coalition in Israel

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Lihi Lapid Talks Pajamas, Champagne, and Sufganiyot

The wife of Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid promotes her new book in New York

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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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Jews Safer in New York Than Israel, Lapid Says

Israel’s finance minister talked politics and life in Knesset with Charlie Rose

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Video: Ruth Calderon Calls Out Bigotry

Condemns anti-Arab racism and homophobia at controversial religious Zionist conference

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What Can the New Israeli Government Do?

Following the electoral upheaval, some clarity

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Daybreak: Vatican Denies Francis Stayed Silent

Plus Lapid and Bennett relinquish requests for Deputy PM titles

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Israeli Coalition Jockeying Continues

With nine days to go, things are getting interesting

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Sundown: U.S. Strike on Iran Possible in June

Plus the meaning of the Yair Lapid/Naftali Bennett alliance

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In New Knesset, a True Maverick

Why Ruth Calderon, a Talmud scholar and rookie politician, has a shot at breaking the Orthodox monopoly on Judaism

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Daybreak: State of Union Stays Local

Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously

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Daybreak: U.S. Ratchets Up Pressure on Iran

Plus will conscription keep Yesh Atid out of the government?

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Who Will Be in Israel’s Next Cabinet?

The coalition game: Who’s in — and who’s out

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Yesh Atid Is the New Kadima

Israel’s love affair with centrist parties enters new chapter with Yair Lapid

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Watch Yair Lapid in an Israeli Rom Com

The Yesh Atid party leader shows his acting chops in a film from the nineties

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Why I Voted for Yair Lapid

The centrist’s simple but emotionally profound Zionism could lead to an Israel less at war with itself

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Israeli Voters Speak

Video: With exit polls predicting surprises, Jerusalemites explained who they voted for in today’s election—and why

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Sundown: Bibi Vows Broad Coalition

Plus will Great Britain exit the EU? Prolly not.

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Why Yair Lapid and Yesh Atid?

Looking at the Israeli election’s big winner

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Israeli Polls Close, Exit Polls Released

If accurate, Likud-Beiteinu holds 31 with Yesh Atid second

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Israeli Election Update: Coalition Scenarios

Looking at which parties may run the next government and its ruling coalition

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