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…

Bennett Holds Security Assessment at IDF Gaza HQ

Primary focus was on Israel’s strategic concept vis-à-vis the Palestinians, especially along the nation's border with lawless Islamist Hamas-run territory. By Erin Viner Leader of the IDF Southern Command Major…

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…

Israeli Opposition vows to bring down Bennett gov’t

The coalition government survived two motions of no-confidence immediately after the Knesset reconvened for the summer session.  By Erin Viner The political Opposition, led by former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,…