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Naftali Bennett: From king to kingmaker?

Naftali Bennett: From king to kingmaker?

Analysis: Political fate of Israel will be decided by very slight changes that could tip the balance post-election; this is where outgoing premier, however politically… Read More ›

Now is time to mobilize the center-right

Now is time to mobilize the center-right

Opinion: Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid demonstrated rare integrity, camaraderie and etiquette by dispersing the government; now the battle between the moderates and the extremists… Read More ›

Bennett said mulling timeout from politics, not running in next election

Bennett said mulling timeout from politics, not running in next election

Israel TV says outgoing PM floated idea of a break at Yamina meeting; previously, his aides reportedly offered high-level posts to rebel Orbach in failed… Read More ›

Israeli security forces evacuate Israelis from Turkey after threat

Israeli security forces evacuate Israelis from Turkey after threat

Israel’s National Security Council issued its most severe travel warning for Turkey, putting it on the same level as war-torn states like Afghanistan and Yemen.… Read More ›

Israel’s terror wave knocked government over, rebel MKs produced final blow

Israel’s terror wave knocked government over, rebel MKs produced final blow

Opinion: Dissolution of Knesset was a matter of time from the moment the coalition lost its majority; now, Netanyahu will attempt to retake the premier… Read More ›

Despite warnings of Iranian threats in Istanbul, life for local Jews hasn’t changed

Despite warnings of Iranian threats in Istanbul, life for local Jews hasn’t changed

Turkey’s chief rabbis say Israeli officials’ calls to heed danger have had little effect on expats or city’s 15,000-strong local Jewish community   JTA —… Read More ›

Elections reactions: Netanyahu vows that Likud will lead next government

Elections reactions: Netanyahu vows that Likud will lead next government

Bennett and Lapid announced that they would be dissolving government, and Lapid will be interim prime minister.   Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister… Read More ›

What pushed Bennett to dissolve Knesset – and what happens next?

What pushed Bennett to dissolve Knesset – and what happens next?

Analysis: PM understood there is no legal evasive action to overcome failure to pass contentious West Bank bill, opting to dissolve coalition, all while keeping… Read More ›

Analysis: As Bennett dissolves Knesset to save settler law, a new set of challenges await

Analysis: As Bennett dissolves Knesset to save settler law, a new set of challenges await

The decision to seek elections and transition to caretaker status was not much of a surprise after a year of endless fights. Now the battle… Read More ›

Fictitious Wedding Without Bride And Groom Takes Place At Sadigura Shul In Bnei Brak

Fictitious Wedding Without Bride And Groom Takes Place At Sadigura Shul In Bnei Brak

  JERUSALEM — The Sadigura chasidim will hold a huge wedding celebration tonight in Bnei Brak attended by all of the chasidim but without the… Read More ›

Israel set for possible fifth election in four years as PM Bennett moves to dissolve parliament

Israel set for possible fifth election in four years as PM Bennett moves to dissolve parliament

  Jerusalem – Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has effectively called time on his premiership after just a year in the job. Along with his… Read More ›

Russia lashes out while Israel’s stance on Ukraine remains unchanged – analysis

Russia lashes out while Israel’s stance on Ukraine remains unchanged – analysis

Jerusalem has cited coordination with Moscow over Syria as a reason for not taking a more active role in helping Ukraine.   Russia has repeatedly… Read More ›

Bennett said resisting anti-Netanyahu bill, warning coalition will collapse

Bennett said resisting anti-Netanyahu bill, warning coalition will collapse

PM reportedly tells coalition partners that bringing the bill will push renegade Yamina MK Nir Orbach into the arms of the Netanyahu camp   Prime… Read More ›

Herzog, Erdogan discuss Iranian terror threat to Israeli tourists

Herzog, Erdogan discuss Iranian terror threat to Israeli tourists

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett also warned against Israelis visiting Turkey, especially Istanbul, due to Iran’s attempts to attack them.   The terror threat against Israelis… Read More ›

Israeli health officials mull re-imposing indoor mask mandate

Israeli health officials mull re-imposing indoor mask mandate

Panel of experts advising government on pandemic, also to weighs in on vaccines for babies – aged 6 months and older – after U.S. experts… Read More ›

PM warns Iran: ‘Those who send terrorists to attack Israelis will pay the price’

PM warns Iran: ‘Those who send terrorists to attack Israelis will pay the price’

Bennett cites ongoing plots against Israelis abroad, says ‘danger is still great’; also warns Gaza terror groups of ‘painful’ cost to disrupting relative quiet in… Read More ›

Israeli Blogger Interviews Yoel Roth, One Of Last People To Have Seen Moishy Kleinerman

Israeli Blogger Interviews Yoel Roth, One Of Last People To Have Seen Moishy Kleinerman

NEW YORK — In an ad hoc interview by Israeli blogger Daniel Amram with Brooklyn rabbi Rabbi Yoel Roth, Amram attempted to glean information about… Read More ›

How to succeed financially: Some discipline, like the spies – opinion

How to succeed financially: Some discipline, like the spies – opinion

YOUR INVESTMENTS: When it comes to our own financial situation, it’s easy to complain and blame others for our failures. But if you just start… Read More ›

Arab participation in Israeli politics is vital for our future

Arab participation in Israeli politics is vital for our future

Opinion: Netanyahu sycophants, who once praised Ra’am chair Mansour Abbas, now attempting to paint him as terror backer; but, growing Arab Israeli middle class is… Read More ›

Gaza rocket fired at southern Israel, is intercepted

Gaza rocket fired at southern Israel, is intercepted

Sirens activated in border towns; no reports of injuries or damage in first rocket attack from Hamas-ruled enclave since late April   Palestinian terrorists in… Read More ›