Knesset vote on new government 13 June

Israel’s Knesset will convene to vote on approving the coalition government proposed by Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid this coming Sunday, 13 June. “It’s happening!” a jubilant Lapid posted on…

Bennett joins Lapid unity government

Far-right Yamina party leader Naftali Bennett has announced support for the formation of a unity government with centrist Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid. Lapid was tasked by Israeli President Reuven…

Israelis vote for 24th Knesset

Polling stations opened at 7 AM in Israel this morning in the fourth national election in two years, and will close at 10 PM local time. 6,578,084 citizens are eligible…

Brief guide to Israeli elections

Israelis head back to the polls tomorrow to cast their ballots in the unprecedented fourth national election in two years. According to final public opinion polls, no single party will…

Israeli elections almost inevitable

Israel’s so-called National Unity Government remains “unified” in name only, as an impasses between coalition partners, the Likud and the Blue and White parties, has once again plunged the country…

Netanyahu wins landslide victory in Likud primary

The Likud party announced today that incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a landslide victory in internal primary elections, which secured his leadership of the right-wing party in the national…

Likud stands behind Chairman Netanyahu

A spokesperson for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced in a statement that the Likud would hold party primaries for its leadership, if new general parliamentary elections are ultimately called upon.…

Countdown to Israel’s Third Election

Political uncertainty in Israel is heightening as the deadline to form a successful government rapidly approaches. Just 16 days remain of the three-week period granted the Knesset to elect any…