25th Israeli Knesset opens

Lawmakers were sworn into office in a festive ceremony. By Erin Viner The new term began with an honor guard and a visit by President Isaac Herzog . 23 new members…

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…

Biden congratulates Netanyahu

The telephone call came six days after national Israeli elections in which Benjamin Netanyahu emerged as the clear winner. By Erin Viner During the eight-minute conversation, United States President Joe…

Netayahu begins coalition-building talks

Israeli Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu is holding talks with members of the right-wing bloc that will likely form the country’s 37th government. By Erin Viner The presumptive incumbent Prime Minister…

Israel marks Rabin assassination anniversary

By Erin Viner Several ceremonies were held to mark 27 years since the murder of then-Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. By Erin Viner The 5th Israeli Premier was shot to death…

Lapid congratulates Netanyahu

Final results of Israel’s 1 November elections confirm the former premier's triumphant comeback as the head of a solidly right-wing alliance. By Erin Viner Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid…

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…

Israel holds national elections

Israelis are voting in their fifth election in four years, in a tight race that pits centrist Prime Minister Yair Lapid against right-wing former premier Benjamin Netanyahu. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner…