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Yair Lapid Wants to Teach Israelis to Understand American Jews. Will He Get the Chance?

The Israeli opposition leader has a very different vision for American and Israeli Jews than the current government

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Israel’s Undemocratic Marriage Laws

Overreach by Israel’s Rabbinate has turned marriage into a symbol of dissatisfaction with religious authority and a key issue in the upcoming election

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Could Arab Israelis Swing the Next Election?

The power of the powerless in Israel’s fractured political landscape

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The Last Great Hope of the Israeli Left

A new Labor Party ticket led by two Mizrahi candidates wants to steal votes from the right with appeals to Israel’s working class, but if it fails it could kill the left’s chances for good

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Avigdor Lieberman’s Risky Bet

Why did he just bring down Bibi Netanyahu’s government? And what does he stand to lose if his gamble goes wrong?

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What Americans Need to Understand About Israel’s Election Results

Here’s what the media and pollsters fail to get about Bibi’s enduring appeal

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After Controversial Politician Is Disqualified, Israel’s Right Sets Its Sights on the Supreme Court

In unprecedented decision, judges rule Michael Ben-Ari unfit to serve

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Could Ayman Odeh Determine Who Becomes Israel’s Next Prime Minister?

In a fiery speech, the country’s top Arab politician imagines what was previously considered impossible: a Jewish-Arab coalition to topple Benjamin Netanyahu

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A New Party in Israel Tries to End Bibi’s Reign

Ex-general Gabi Ashkenazi’s appeal to right-wing voters could make the difference in the latest attempt by a center-left coalition to retake Israel’s government

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Why Naftali Bennett Decapitated the Settler Right and What It Means for Israel’s Future

How the shaming of a soccer star led to the biggest shake-up in Israeli politics and finally unchained Netanyahu’s chief right-wing rival

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