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Israel Should Be Grateful To US, Patient On Iran, Isaac Herzog Tells AIPAC

03/21/2016 - 11:41

Washington — The Israeli opposition leader called for his government to be grateful for the U.S.-Israel relationship, earning applause from AIPAC activists at their annual conference.

Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog speaking to the foreign press in Jerusalem, Feb. 24, 2015. JTA

Herzog Wants ‘NATO-like’ Pact Of Israel, Moderate Arab States

Speaking here, Israeli opposition leader says ISIS provides opportunity.

11/16/2015 - 19:00

In the mind of Israel’s opposition leader, Labor Party chief Isaac Herzog, the array of threats in the Middle East these days present Israel with a historic opportunity.

Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog. JTA

After Iran: Letter From Israel

Now, Netanyahu’s strategy demands a pivot from being right, to being smart.

07/21/2015 - 20:00
Contributing Editor

Who said that Israel’s concerns wouldn’t be addressed once the West signed a nuclear deal with Iran? While the ink on the agreement was still wet, Germany had already sprung into action, talking tough in Tehran on the subject of Israel. 

Bibi Netanyahu. Getty Images

Israel Unity Gov’t Re-emerging As Pragmatic Option

Netanyahu, given the Iran deal and relationship with Obama, hoping to bring in Herzog.

04/07/2015 - 20:00
Editor and Publisher

Hang on, folks, the formation of the next Israeli government is getting a lot more intriguing and complicated than we thought, made even more so by the proposed Iran nuclear deal.

Gary Rosenblatt

Herzog: I Won’t Join A National Unity Gov’t

03/18/2015 - 20:00

Zionist Union leader Isaac Herzog said he will lead the opposition rather than join a national unity government with Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party.

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.

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

On Election Day, Arab Vote In The Spotlight

'Arab voters are going to the polling stations in droves,' Bibi warns.

03/16/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

With a close race predicted in Israel’s national elections today, and incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing defeat, the vote of Israeli Arabs is expected to play a crucial role in the final result.

Israelis line up to cast their vote in Ramle. Getty Images

Bibi's Scare Tactics

As polls show him falling further behind in the final days before elections for the 20th Knesset, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strategy is one of increasing desperation.  His theme " if you can't convince em, scare em" was strikingly clear in an interview in Friday's Jerusalem Post.

Peres Endorses Isaac Herzog As Israel’s Next PM

03/11/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Israel’s former President Shimon Peres endorsed the Zionist Union’s Isaac Herzog as prime minister.

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