Israel holds national elections

Israelis are voting in their fifth election in four years, in a tight race that pits centrist Prime Minister Yair Lapid against right-wing former premier Benjamin Netanyahu. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner…

Netanyahu unwell on Yom Kippur

Israeli Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu was hospitalized after falling ill during prayers on the Jewish Day of Atonement. By Erin Viner The former Prime reportedly collapsed during his fast on…

Israeli election cycle kicks off

Political parties have submitted final lists of candidates for the unprecedented fifth national polling in four years. By Erin Viner Voters will head to the ballot boxes yet again on…

Lapid becomes Israeli Premier

Yair Lapid officially become Israel's 14th Prime Minister at midnight. By Erin Viner Outgoing Prime Minister Naftali Bennett held a modest handover ceremony at the Prime Minister’s office (PMO) in…

Israeli Knesset approves snap election

The country moved closer to its fifth election in less than four years after lawmakers gave an initial nod to dissolve the 24th Knesset. By Erin Viner Members of the…

Political earthquake in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid announced a joint decision to dissolve the 24th Knesset and hold early elections. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner Israeli…

Bennett vows to restore calm in Arab sector

“To the Arab citizens of Israel, I want to say: You deserve personal security; therefore, we are here taking action and we will continue to do so,” said Israeli Prime…

Israel combats Arab sector violence

The Israeli Cabinet has approved a four-year national plan aimed at eradicating escalating violence in the country’s Arab communities. By Erin Viner Crime in the Arab sector “is permeating the…