German elections see rise of centre-left as Merkel-era comes to end

September 28, 2021 by  
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The Social Democratic Party (SPD) headed by Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has emerged as the victor of Germany’s federal elections that took place on Sunday. Read more

What ordinary Palestinians are saying about the Israeli election

March 24, 2015 by  
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Near the entrance to the city of Ariel in the heart of Samaria lies an Arab strip mall of sorts, where Jews and Palestinians alike can get fruits and vegetables, a car wash, pet supplies, hummus, and falafel. Read more

Vindictive Obama punishing Israel for re-electing Netanyahu

March 23, 2015 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s stunning election victory surprised the nation and shocked the media “experts” who were already writing his obituaries…writes Isi Leibler. Read more

Polls apart…writes Michael Kuttner

March 20, 2015 by  
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I woke up Wednesday morning to what at first seemed to be unidentified noise. Read more

Interesting times…writes Michael Kuttner

March 13, 2015 by  
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The old Chinese blessing/curse of “may you live in interesting times” is never more relevant than at present. Read more

Elections for the Short Attention Span…writes Emily Gian

February 27, 2015 by  
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The Israeli elections are getting close, and with only three weeks to go before polling, the entire country is in full campaign mode. Read more

The 2015 Israeli election video wars

February 20, 2015 by  
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Forget pollsters. These days, to get a sense of an Israeli politician’s popularity among the electorate, the place to go is his or her Facebook and YouTube video portals. Read more

Mounting election turmoil…writes Isi Leibler

December 30, 2014 by  
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It is still several months until the Israeli elections and the current opinion polls, in all probability, will be far from an accurate reflection of how voters actually cast their ballots. Read more

Is Israel’s system to blame?

December 19, 2014 by  
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Many commentators have placed the blame for the seeming leadership paralysis in Israel on “the system”. Read more

Ego Overload…writes Michael Kuttner

December 12, 2014 by  
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A mere two years after the last general elections, Israelis will be going to the polling booths again on 17 March 2015. Read more

A dysfunctional political system operated by self-serving mediocrities

December 11, 2014 by  
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It is deplorable that after only 20 months in office, the government has been dissolved…writes Isi Leibler Read more

A Friendlier Australian Government…writes Isi Leibler

September 8, 2013 by  
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Australia’s election results are good news for the Israel-Australia relationship. Labor party incumbent Kevin Rudd, who held office for less than three months following a coup against former PM Julia Gillard, lost in a landslide, bringing an end to six years of Labor Government. Read more