The Latest on Israel’s Political Impasse

By Erin Viner Nearly one month after Israel’s second national election on September 17, there has yet to be a resolution of the political deadlock preventing the formation of the…

22nd Knesset Officially Sworn In

By Erin Viner President Reuven Rivlin addressed the opening of the first session of the 22nd Knesset in Jerusalem today, just 156 days after having welcomed its predecessor, the 21st parliament. As…

Netanyahu’s Pre-Trial Corruption Hearings Open

By: Erin Viner and Jonathan Hessen Pre-indictment hearings on corruption allegations against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened in Jerusalem today. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit granted the Premier’s September 26th…

There Is No Political Solution for Gaza

By: Professor Hillel Frisch, Expert on Palestinian and Islamic politics, institutions and military strategies; Israeli Arabs; Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East; Palestinian-Jordanian relations; and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and…

Towards an Eastern Mediterranean Security Alliance

By Colonel (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, expert on Israel’s foreign relations, and on the Middle East and  former deputy director for foreign policy and international affairs at the National Security Council in the…