“Restoring Jewish sovereignty” is not “West Bank annexation”

April 6, 2020 by  
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Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz have reached a critical point in their negotiations to form a Government of National Unity: whether to seize the opportunity presented by President Trump to restore Jewish sovereignty in Judea and Samaria – the heartland of the ancient and biblical Jewish National Home – after an absence of 3000 years. Read more

Stop the madness! National Unity Government Now!

March 24, 2020 by  
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We are experiencing a global nightmare that could result in millions of deaths. Read more

Gantz promises chaos and confusion in Israel for next six weeks

March 18, 2020 by  
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Benny Gantz’s decision to do a deal with the Joint List to influence President Rivlin into giving Gantz first bite at forming Israel’s next Government is reprehensible, unconscionable and against Israel’s national interest. Read more

Netanyahu rival Gantz to get first chance to form a government

March 17, 2020 by  
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Despite the coronavirus pandemic firmly on most Israelis’ minds, the country’s political mayhem continued to unfold on Sunday as party leaders met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin for consultations in the wake of the March 2 election. Read more

Unrestrained hatred endangering our democracy

March 10, 2020 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confounded his adversaries and proved that he may be the world’s most consummate politician. Read more

Netanyahu builds momentum in final days of third campaign

March 1, 2020 by  
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After 11 years of Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, many Israelis have claimed that they are tired of Benjamin Netanyahu. Or are they? Read more

Netanyahu goes into Judea and Samaria where Gantz fears to tread

February 19, 2020 by  
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The formation of a joint America-Israel committee to map out the areas of Judea and Samaria within which Israel’s sovereignty will be recognized by America  – has presented Israeli voters with a real choice between the policies of Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz at the upcoming elections on 2 March. Read more

Gantz faces moment of truth after meeting Trump

January 28, 2020 by  
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Blue and White Party leader – Benny Gantz – could well see his dream of becoming Israel’s next Prime Minister on 2 March implode after meeting with President Trump at the White House this coming week. Read more

Netanyahu lauds elimination of Soleimani by US forces

January 4, 2020 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the elimination on Thursday of the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds Force, Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, by the United States. Read more

Gantz’s ‘internal war’ rhetoric is insulting and dangerous

November 28, 2019 by  
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Blue and White Party chairman and former Israel Defence Forces Chief of Staff Benny Gantz has insulted the decency and morality of Israel’s public, drawing false and dangerous comparisons between Israel’s current political dysfunction and the contentious period during which Israel entered into the highly controversial Oslo Accords in the early 1990s. Read more

Netanyahu: Gantz’s plan to form minority government with Arab parties is ‘madness’

November 18, 2019 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Likud lawmakers during an emergency conference call on Saturday that the Blue and White Party intends to form a minority government supported by the Arab parties, something he said would be an “unprecedented disaster” for the State of Israel. Read more

Israeli party leaders lament stalling of movement towards government coalition

November 17, 2019 by  
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With a tenuous ceasefire taking hold across southern Israel, politics has again returned to centre stage. Read more

If Israeli prime minister, Gantz promises to ‘embrace all streams of Judaism’

October 31, 2019 by  
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Blue and White leader Benny Gantz has said that if he succeeds in becoming Israeli’s next premier, he will “embrace all streams of Judaism.” Read more

Rivlin tasks Netanyahu with forming government, again

September 26, 2019 by  
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President Reuven Rivlin has tasked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with forming the next government. Read more

In a class of his own

August 28, 2019 by  
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We are seeing a rerun of the April 2019 Israeli elections but with one big difference, this time round we will have a government formed. Read more

Facing tensions on multiple fronts, is Israel on the verge of an all-out war?

August 28, 2019 by  
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The big news in Israel is not that Iran attempted to send kamikaze drones into Israeli territory last week or that Israel targeted that terrorist cell in Syria; these are not completely out of the ordinary or even unexpected. Read more

Will a secular surge spark a revolution in Israeli politics?

In an interview with The New York Times published this week, new Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh warned Israel that it might experience “a very hot summer.” Read more

Considering the national interest in the forthcoming elections

March 27, 2019 by  
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Despite the high-pitched abuse being exchanged between the principal contenders, Likud and Blue and White, paradoxically this election highlights the unity of the nation. Read more

Can Gantz unseat Netanyahu?

February 4, 2019 by  
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Political parties in Israel have recently kicked off their campaigns ahead of the April 2019 elections, a time in which public tension is rising rapidly and which appears to be becoming increasingly contentious. Read more

Is Israel ready for a change at the top?

The wait is over for Israelis to finally hear from the man pundits think is most likely to succeed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read more