Israeli Politics

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National Hispanic International Summit for Israel to Discuss Iran Deal

08/26/2015 2:28 PM

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference’s (NHCLC) Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition (HILC) joined forces with the Jewish Federation of Broward County and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee

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Concern of Slowdown in Israel’s Economic Growth Since Formation of New Gov’t

08/25/2015 7:47 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Israel’s economy has slowed down dramatically in the second quarter of 2015 more than many struggling OECD countries including Spain, Greece, according to a new report

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Jerusalem Mayor Garners Likud Support, Preps Run for Prime Minister

08/25/2015 6:34 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is in the midst of preparing a bid for Knesset and is gaining popularity among Likud members, according to a Channel 10

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Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gal Hirsch Appointed as Israel’s New Police Commissioner

08/25/2015 3:59 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Israel’s Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announced on Tuesday the appointment of Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gal Hirsch as Israel’s next Police Commissioner. Hirsch, 51, resigned from

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Study: Anti-Israeli Collegiate Groups Becoming More Strategic

08/25/2015 10:52 AM Updated: 1 year ago

Anti-Israel campus organizations and activists continue to become increasingly strategic and sophisticated, according to an Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC) Campus Trends report published on Monday.

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Barak Takes Credit for Convincing Netanyahu to Release Gilad Schalit

08/24/2015 5:52 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu first objected the release of 1,000 bloody terrorists in a prisoner swap to return abducted soldier Gilad Schalit, former Defense Minister

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Political Imbalance Looms within Ashkenazi Haredi Community

08/24/2015 4:13 PM

A poll surveying the Ashkenazi ultra-Orthodox community was released on Sunday highlighting a change in the demographics of the sector and likely resulting in political ramifications.

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Barak in New Recordings: Netanyahu is ‘Weak’ and ‘Pessimistic’

08/23/2015 11:55 PM

Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak called his former partner Benjamin Netanyahu “weak” and “pessimistic” in new recordings aired on Israel’s Channel 2 Sunday evening. “Bibi is

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U.S. Jewish Leaders Lambaste Danon Appointment to U.N.

08/20/2015 3:51 PM

Liberal left-wing American Jewish community leaders criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday for appointing Danny Danon as Israel’s new ambassador, per Israeli National News sources.

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Veteran Activist to Succeed Danon as World Likud Leader

08/18/2015 6:33 PM Updated: 1 year ago

A fight to succeed Danny Danon, the incoming ambassador to the United Nations, for the head of the Likud central committee and science and technology minister

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Israeli Cabinet Minister Blasts 340 U.S. Rabbis for Letter in Support of Iran Deal

08/18/2015 3:54 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Israel’s Immigrant Absorption Minister Ze’ev Elkin (Likud) on Tuesday criticized a group of 340 U.S. rabbis, who sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to support

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Israel’s Opposition Leader Herzog Meets Abbas in Ramallah

08/18/2015 11:07 AM

Israel’s Opposition leader Isaac Herzog met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah “for an hourlong “deep conversation” on Tuesday. “The terror acts of the last

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Israel’s Housing Minister Appoints First-Ever Deaf Spokesperson

08/17/2015 12:30 PM

In Israel, reporters and flacks largely communicate via WhatsApp and emails, although phone calls and eye-to-eye communications is still used as the best method of communication.

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Gideon Sa’ar Insists He’s Still on Politics Break

08/13/2015 6:48 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Gideon Saar recently hinted that he might be returning to politics and the Likud Party. A former Likud Parliamentary Group Chairman, he was considered a serious

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Haredi School in Jerusalem Cancels Visit From President Rivlin

08/12/2015 6:22 PM Updated: 1 year ago

President Reuven Rivlin was expected to start the school year with a visit to Kehilat Yaakov School in Ramot, Jerusalem. On Monday, the school sent him

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Livni Opposes Netanyahu’s Handling of Iran Deal

08/12/2015 11:08 AM Updated: 1 year ago

MK Zionist Union leader and former foreign minister, Tzipi Livni, sent a letter on Wednesday to the Chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee,

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Israel’s Meretz Head Urges U.S. Jewish Orgs to Support the Iran Deal

08/11/2015 6:04 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Zahava Gal-On, Chairman of Meretz, has said many times that she does not agree with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opposition to the nuclear deal with Iran.

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Lieberman Warns About Dysfunctional Foreign Ministry

08/10/2015 5:31 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Former Foreign Minister and Chairman of Yisrael Beiteinu, Avigdor Lieberman, criticized the conduct of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, claiming that he has severely damaged the ability of the

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Ex-Likud Minister Gideon Sa’ar Hints at Return To Politics

08/10/2015 4:56 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Gideon Saar, a longtime leader in Likud, recently made hints at a party meeting in Petach Tikva, that he may be returning to politics, when he

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Netanyahu Cancels Visit To Arab-Israeli City of Sakhnin

08/09/2015 11:57 PM

Prime Minister Netanyahu was scheduled to visit the Arab City of Sakhnin in the Lower Galilee this week. For security reasons, large numbers of security forces