19th Knesset

The New Faces Of The 19th Knesset

An American-born rabbi, an Ethiopian immigrant and a mother of 11 from Hebron are among some of the lesser-known parliamentarians.
01/28/2013 - 19:00

Tel Aviv — Last week’s Israeli election saw a major shakeup in the country’s government, with 53 new members elected to its parliament, the Knesset.

Erel Margalit

Memo To The Next Knesset: Get To Know American Jewry

Israeli media coverage of American Jewish life is mostly confined to the ebb and flow of the Israel lobby in Washington.
01/21/2013 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

American Jews didn’t vote in this week’s Israeli elections, but many decisions made by the newly elected 19th Knesset will directly affect the Jewish community here.

Soldiers pass by campaign posters of Labor party leader Sheli Ehimovitch ahead of Israel's Jan. 22 elections. Getty Images
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