Tag archive for ‘Israeli politics’
Uri Avnery On Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Kaya, the Royal Dog

THE SPECTACLE is almost bizarre: a political party refuses to accept new members. And not just a few individuals, but tens of thousands. And not just any party, but the Likud (“Unification”), the main More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, August 11th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Anyone but Bibi

THE VULTURES are circling. They can see the wounded man on the ground, and are waiting for his end. So are the human carnivores – the politicians. They sing his praises, swear to defend him with all their heart More...

Ynet News On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

New Labor Leader Avi Gabbay: Campaign to Replace Netanyahu Begins Today

  Newly elected Labor leader Avi Gabbay declared Tuesday the campaign to replace Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “begins today.” “We need to bring together all of the capabilities we’ve More...

Ynet News On Monday, October 10th, 2016

Justice Minister Shaked’s ‘Jewish Revolution’ Raises MK Uproar

  Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked‘s “Jewish state manifesto, ” which she recently published, is causing a slew of responses and criticisms. Among those to come out against it was Yesh Atid More...

Nechama Duek On Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Gilad Sharon to Follow Footsteps of Father, Brother Into Politics

The name Sharon has been an inseparable part of the political system for years. Ariel Sharon joined politics immediately after retiring from the military and led to the foundation of Likud. While he was prime More...

Moran Azulay On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Prime Minister Signs Coalition Deal With Yisrael Beytenu

  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Lieberman signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday morning after understandings were reached overnight Tuesday on Lieberman’s conditions More...

Ynet News On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Ya’alon Leaves Defense Ministry: Netanyahu Abandoned Me

Moshe Ya’alon will leave the Defense Ministry on Sunday, but unlike previous reshuffles, the new minister will not be present at the farewell ceremonies, nor will Ya’alon brief the incoming minister. Ya’alon’s More...

Alex Fishman On Friday, May 20th, 2016

Sting Like a Bibi

  If it weren’t for the parties involved, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s recent call for peace between Israel and the Palestinians could have been viewed as an historical speech almost on More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Uri Avnery: The Widening Gap

IN ANY list of Israel’s 100 most important women, Ilana Dayan would occupy a prominent position. Dayan (no relation to the late general with the eye patch) is the host of one of the most prestigious television More...


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