Mass Israeli protests persist

100,000 citizens demonstrated for the fifth straight week against judicial reform plans by the new government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner The government insists its proposals are needed…

Anti-Netanyahu protests persist

Tens of thousands of Israelis joined demonstrations for the third consecutive Saturday against judicial reform plans by the new government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner An estimated…

Israeli Pres. vows to protect democracy

"The principles of the Declaration of Independence and the Jewish and democratic contours of our state are my guiding lights and I will not allow them to be harmed," stressed…

Israeli judicial reform could risk credit rating

Planned revisions by the newly-sworn in government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could affect the country's sovereign credit rating. By Erin Viner "If the announced judicial system changes set a…

1000s of Israelis protest against new gov’t

Demonstrators gathered in central Tel Aviv to express opposition to the right-wing, nationalistic coalition led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner Up to 30,000 people - including current…

Netanyahu gov’t takes aim at High Court

Israeli Justice Minister Yariv Levin has unveiled a plan that would empower the Knesset to overturn some Supreme Court rulings and grant the government more input over nominations to the…

Netanyahu announces new government

With just minutes to the deadline, Israel's longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, announced success in forming the country’s 37th government. By Erin Viner After weeks of unexpectedly tough negotiations with…

Netanyahu vows to govern for all Israelis

The entire country will be represented by policies of his incoming government, said Prime Minister-Designate Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner "Everyone will live in accordance with their own faith. This…

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…

High voter turnout for Israeli election

Former Premier Benjamin Netanyahu is poised to return to power, proclaiming that his right-wing bloc is on the cusp of a resounding election win. By Erin Viner As of the…