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…

Israel to form National Guard

Outgoing Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced the establishment of the new security force, as his last vital decision as head of the Israeli government.  By Erin Viner The Premier, Public…

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 coalition averts crisis 

Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset (MK) Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi returned to the Israeli government after resigning last week. By Erin Viner The defection by the left-wing Meretz party MK had left the…

Israeli opposition gains majority

Israel's ruling coalition became a minority in the Knesset following the resignation of Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi of the left-wing Meretz party. By Erin Viner The defection by Member of Knesset…

Bennett vows to defeat terrorism

“We are not stopping life” and “the secret of our strength is mutual responsibility” in “thwarting many terrorist initiatives,” said Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. By Erin Viner Speaking after…

IDF salaries rise

“Next week, every soldier who looks at his pay slip will see a significant increase in salary, especially our combat personnel,” announced Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. By Erin Viner…

Christmas 2021: Christians in Israel

On the eve of Christmas, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) released statistics on the Christian population in the country. By Erin Viner About 182,000 Christians live in Israel, compromising…