Barak: Hold elections by June to adopt two-state solution

February 15, 2024 by  
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Israel must hold elections by June if Israel is to have a chance to accept the Biden administration’s plan for a post-war Gaza Strip, former Prime Minister Ehud Barak argued on Tuesday in Twitter Space, a forum for live conversations on X. Read more

Rising from the ruins of a generation of Israeli doctrine

December 24, 2023 by  
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Two underlying assumptions guided Israel’s security establishment for the past generation. The first asserted that with the end of the Cold War, the era of conventional wars had ended. In the present age, brains, rather than brawn, would rule the roost. Read more

Likud calls for criminal charges after Barak compares Netanyahu to Hitler

August 30, 2023 by  
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Israel’s ruling Likud Party on Monday denounced former premier Ehud Barak for posting to social media a video that compares Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. Read more

Ex-Prime Minister Ehud Barak confirms Israel has nuclear weapons: Why it matters

April 5, 2023 by  
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Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak broke Israel’s policy of ambiguity and tweeted his confirmation that Israel possesses nuclear weapons on Tuesday. Read more

Ehud Barak compares judicial-reform compromise to appeasement of Nazis

February 6, 2023 by  
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak on Friday likened efforts by President Isaac Herzog to mediate between the coalition and opposition over the government’s proposed judicial reform to the West’s appeasement of Nazi Germany. Read more

Ehud Barak’s outlandish accusations

October 16, 2022 by  
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In an interview on Saturday night with Channel 12’s new version of its “Meet the Press” program—this one with hosts Amit Segal on the right and Ben Caspit on the left—former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak did the “anybody but Bibi” contingent proud. Read more

Ehud Barak’s cautionary tale about wealthy connections

Ehud Barak’s legacy just got a lot more complicated. The former prime minister is attempting political combat at the age of 77, in which he hopes to unseat Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the next Knesset elections in September. But his already shaky hopes of making a comeback after sitting out the last several years of political combat on the sidelines have been further diminished by reports of his connections to American financier/convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Read more

Two new Israeli contenders enter political fray before fall elections

June 25, 2019 by  
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Israel’s repeat election on Sept. 17 might not be a literal do-over of April 9, as two new parties may be entering the fray. Read more

Young Ethiopian Israeli receives piano from former prime minister Ehud Barak

July 19, 2018 by  
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A young Ethiopian-Israeli boy whose rare musical talent got him featured on Israeli news was gifted his very own piano by a former Israeli prime minister. Read more

Former Israeli PM Ehud Barak coming Down Under for JNF Australia Campaign

July 12, 2018 by  
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JNF Australia has announced that former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak will be the keynote speaker at its Annual Dinners this year. Read more