Former Israeli PMs face off in court

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in court yesterday, where he is suing his predecessor Ehud Olmert for defamation. By Erin Viner The current political opposition leader filed the…

Netanyahu appears in court

The former Israeli Prime Minister and current Opposition leader attended a hearing in his corruption trial to hear testimony by a key prosecution witness. By Erin Viner It is not…

Bennett joins Lapid unity government

Far-right Yamina party leader Naftali Bennett has announced support for the formation of a unity government with centrist Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid. Lapid was tasked by Israeli President Reuven…

Jews, Arabs rally for peace in Israel

Thousands of Israeli Jews and Arabs participated in a march in Tel Aviv in support of coexistence. The event, organized by the "We Stand Together" and "Breaking the Silence" (BtS)…

Lapid tasked with government formation

Yair Lapid has been nominated to form Israel’s next government, after the deadline for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expired at midnight yesterday. President Reuven Rivlin announced his selection of the…

After stand-off, Gantz becomes Israeli Justice Minister

Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz will become Justice Minister of Israel’s transitional government, after a dramatic showdown with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that some commentators said brought the…

Netanyahu’s criminal trial opens

The first proceedings against a sitting Israeli prime minister  are underway, as prosecutors began opening arguments against Benjamin Netanyahu for three separate cases involving charges of bribery, fraud and breach…

Israelis vote for 24th Knesset

Polling stations opened at 7 AM in Israel this morning in the fourth national election in two years, and will close at 10 PM local time. 6,578,084 citizens are eligible…

Netanyahu faces protest, trial

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded not guilty to corruption charges in the Jerusalem District Court today. “I confirm the written answer submitted in my name,” Netanyahu told the 3-judge…

Gantz tries to unite front against Netanyahu

Israeli Defense Minister and Blue and White Chairman Benny Gantz is gearing up for the country’s 23 March elections by trying to form a broad alliance of political factions aimed…