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Netanyahu To Appoint Kahlon As Israel’s Finance Minister


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

White House: Looking To Next Israeli Government To Recommit To Two States


Washington — The Obama administration said it would look to the new Israeli government to recommit itself to the two-state solution.

Yehuda Avner, Speechwriter To Four Israeli Prime Ministers, Dies


Jerusalem — Yehuda Avner, a speechwriter and advisor to four Israeli prime ministers, has died.

Netanyahu Apologizes To Arab-Israelis For Election Day Remarks


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


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

Yemenite Music + Hip Hop Beats

These Israeli sisters of Yemenite descent fell in love with their grandparents' music and turned it into danceable pop. First spotted on The Jewniverse.

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


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

How Israel’s Cities Voted: Likud In Jerusalem, Zionist Union In Tel Aviv


Jerusalem — The Likud and haredi Orthodox parties dominated in Jerusalem, while the Zionist Union took the most votes in Tel Aviv in Israel’s national elections.

Obama Administration ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Netanyahu Arab Comments


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

Erekat: Israel’s Election Results Mean Palestinians Will Press At ICC


The Palestinians’ chief negotiator said in the aftermath of Israeli election results that the Palestinians will advance their efforts at the International Criminal Court.

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