Tzipi Livni

Palestinian Prisoners Hold Solidarity Hunger Strike On Nakba Day

05/14/2014
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Several hundred Palestinian prisoners in Israel went on a one-day hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners who have refused food for three weeks.

Livni: Radical settlers may prevent peace deal

05/09/2014
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Israel’s justice minister and chief negotiator with the Palestinians, Tzipi Livni, said the peace process may fail because of radical settlers.

Livni to J Street: Back Two States, Defend Israeli Army

09/30/2013
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Tzipi Livni, the top Israeli peace negotiator, made an impassioned case for peace with the Palestinians and for supporting Israel’s army in remarks to J Street’s national policy conference.

Knesset Approves 33rd Government Of Israel

03/18/2013

Israel's Knesset approved the country's 33rd government.

The lawmakers approved the new government on Monday by a vote of 68 to 48, with four absent.

Flag flies over the Knesset.

Bibi’s Coalition Grows

Haredi draft issue figures prominently in new agenda.

02/21/2013
Staff Writer

More parties are expected to join the third government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in coming days after former opposition leader Tzipi Livni on Tuesday became his first coalition partner.

Tzipi Livni at the swearing-in ceremony of the 19th Knesset in February. Getty Images

Israeli Election Analysis: Bibi, Lapid And Bennet As The Nucleus

01/25/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

The final results of Tuesday's vote in Israel show that the big losers are not (as some would have it) the pollsters who had expected 32 seats to Likud-Beitenu, but Binyamin Netanyahu - the apparent winner and natural candidate for prime minister - and his team that gleaned 31 seats. Bibi's fall from 42 to 31 seats amazed almost as much as the dazzling rise of Yair Lapid from none to 19.

Election Preview: Why The Israeli Right Has Turned Hardline

Recent history has shown that Israelis favor the right when they feel threatened.

01/16/2013
Editor and Publisher

The three most important pieces of information to know about Tuesday’s upcoming national elections in Israel are: Bibi Netanyahu will emerge as prime minister for another term; the government will move further to the right and the electoral system is in desperate need of change, a major factor in the disturbing polarization we are witnessing.

Gary Rosenblatt

Ehud Barak Says He Will Leave Politics

Former prime minister received accolades for Operation Pillar of Defense.

11/26/2012

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak announced that he will leave politics after more than half a century, and not run in the upcoming elections.

Barak made the surprise announcement Monday, less than a week after the end of Operation Pillar of Defense in Gaza, for which he has received accolades for his successful leadership.

Barak said he planned to spend more time with his family.

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak. Getty Images

Tzipi Livni Resigns From Knesset

05/01/2012

 

Former opposition leader Tzipi Livni resigned from Israel's Knesset.

Livni delivered a prepared statement on Tuesday afternoon announcing her departure from the legislature prior to a meeting with Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin at which she submitted her letter of resignation. She did not take any questions from reporters.

"I shall continue to work for a different Israel; our children deserve no less," she told Rivlin upon submitting her resignation.

The Rapid Rise And Fall Of Tzipi Livni

How the Kadima leader, once a global symbol of female power, lost it all.

04/03/2012

Jerusalem — Tzipi Livni’s resounding fall in the leadership vote for Kadima, Israel’s largest political party, was as dramatic as her rise to political power.

Tzipi Livni lost last week’s vote for party leader. Getty Images
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