Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu To Appoint Kahlon As Israel’s Finance Minister

03/24/2015 - 20:00

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said he will appoint Moshe Kahlon as the country’s finance minister.

Bibi Complicates Jewish Student Life

Jewish students dealing with leader’s remarks and start of Israel Apartheid Week.

03/23/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

On Monday night, 100 students associated with the Columbia/Barnard Hillel sprinted around campus papering bulletin boards with more than 6,000 pro-Israel flyers.

At the Columbia/Barnard Hillel, students hung up thousands of pro-Israel posters Monday night. Hannah Dreyfus/JW

Spy Vs. Spy

Before leaving for Washington to speak to the U.S. Congress at the invitation of the Republican leadership three weeks ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would reveal information about the bad deal the Obama administration was negotiating with Iran but not telling the Congress.

When there was nothing new in his formal address, just a rehash of what he’d been saying for months, it was assumed that his pre-speech hype was just that, hype.

Netanyahu Apologizes To Arab-Israelis For Election Day Remarks

03/22/2015 - 20:00

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Arab-Israelis for his Election Day remark about them voting “in droves.”

Netanyahu Receives Enough Support To Form Next Israeli Government

03/22/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received a majority of 67 Knesset members supporting his right to form the next Israeli government.

Jewish Exodus To GOP: Fuggedaboutit

Republicans are salivating over the thought of a huge influx of Jewish voters in the wake of new friction between the Obama administration and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the wake of this week’s Israeli election. 

The outcome of the election was deeply disappointing to most American Jews and most Democrats (most Jews are Democrats by a wide margin).  Not just because Netanyahu won but because of how he won, with racist campaign tactics and flip-flops on the two state solution. 

Obama Administration ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Netanyahu Arab Comments

03/18/2015 - 20:00

The Obama administration is “deeply concerned” about Likud Party rhetoric marginalizing Arab Israelis during the recent elections.

Bibi’s ‘Scare Tactics Worked’

Council on Foreign Relations experts read the post-election tealeaves.

03/17/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

In what is being called a “decisive victory,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party appear to have won re-election with 30 seats in the 120-member 20th Knesset, with opposition leader Isaac Herzog of the Zionist Union winning just 24.

Which Bibi Will We Get?

Foxman: Right-of-center charedi government ‘tougher to defend.’

03/17/2015 - 20:00
Editor and Publisher

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to appeal directly to Israel’s nationalist camp in the final days of the election campaign appears to have paid off, at least in the short term.

Gary Rosenblatt

The Editor's Desk: Look For A Unity Government

Netanyahu, Herzog need each other, but expect a bumpy ride.

03/16/2015 - 20:00
Editor And Publisher

The turnout in Israel at the ballot box was high on Tuesday, but now it all comes down to the real election, consisting of one man’s vote. That would be President Reuven “Ruby” Rivlin, who decides whether to offer the chance to put together a governing coalition to Likud’s Bibi Netanyahu or Zionist Union’s Isaac Herzog.

Gary Rosenblatt
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