A few likely scenarios for Monday’s ballot in the Jewish state
Five takeaways to ponder as we wait for the game of political Jenga to begin
Wondering what’s going to happen in September? Just look at these depressing numbers.
The Knesset just voted to re-run Israel’s election seven weeks after the last one. Here’s how it happened, and five things that could determine whether the result is the same–or dramatically different.
Why did he just bring down Bibi Netanyahu’s government? And what does he stand to lose if his gamble goes wrong?
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned Wednesday after a deal was reached with Hamas, prompting speculation that early elections will be called
How Prime Minister Netanyahu turns all political opinions about his leadership into a referendum on nothing less than the Manichean struggle between good and evil
Why a ‘political earthquake’ may be in store for Benjamin Netanyahu—and how his former Defense Minister could trigger it
The former Israeli Defense Minister declared, ‘To my great regret, extremist and dangerous forces have taken over Israel and the Likud movement’
The only party to vote for it was the one that proposed it
Netanyahu tightens his grip
The Russian politician’s surprise decision to pull out of coalition talks is only the latest echo of his undying ambition
A visit to Gaza City, for the latest from Hamas, Fatah, Benjamin Netanyahu—and Marine Le Pen
How Ayman Odeh could end up leading the opposition after next week’s legislative elections in Israel
The move would leave Netanyahu’s party with just 20 seats in Knesset
The Israeli foreign minister met with fellow Soviet Jewish émigrés last night
Hard-right Foreign Minister says Kerry’s peace deal is best Israel will get
Plus Bob Dylan’s metalworking skills on display, and more in the news
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