No Progress in Israeli Coalition Talks

Following an invitation from Blue and White Chairman Benny Gantz, a closed-door meeting was held with Prime Minister and Likud Head Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime Minister’s office at the…

Netanyahu fails to form Israeli government

Prime Minister Netanyahu announced last night, just 48 hours before his mandate to try to ‘piece together’ a next Israeli government was due to expire, that he had been unable…

The Latest on Israel’s Political Impasse

By Erin Viner Nearly one month after Israel’s second national election on September 17, there has yet to be a resolution of the political deadlock preventing the formation of the…

22nd Knesset Officially Sworn In

By Erin Viner President Reuven Rivlin addressed the opening of the first session of the 22nd Knesset in Jerusalem today, just 156 days after having welcomed its predecessor, the 21st parliament. As…

Netanyahu to form next government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has announced his decision to assign the task of forming the next government to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after coalition-building negotiations between the Likud and Blue…

Israeli Unity Talks Ongoing

Israeli Prime Minister and Likud Chairman Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival, Blue and White Chairman Benny Gantz held their second meeting at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem this evening, where…