Herzog appoints Netanyahu to form government

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received an official mandate by President Isaac Herzog yesterday to form a new  coalition government. By Erin Viner While asking Netanyahu with building the…

Herzog: World concerned about Ben-Gvir

The comment about ultra-nationalist Knesset Member Itamar Ben-Gvir by Israeli President Isaac Herzog came in what is known as a "hot mic" occurrence. By Erin Viner The Israeli leader made…

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…