Netanyahu tasked with forming government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been tasked with forming the country’s 36th government. President Reuven Rivlin announced his appointment of Netanyahu after concluding consultations with representatives of all the13…

Timeline for Israeli PM candidate

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will begin consultations on 5 April with representatives from all of the recently-elected political parties, who will present their preferred candidate to try to form a…

No clear winner in Israeli polls

The Central Elections Committee has announced the final count of votes cast in Israel’s national election on Tuesday. The tally shows that the right-wing Likud party led by Prime Minister…

Netanyahu declares victory

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proclaimed his Likud party the winner of the national election for the country’s 36th government. “Citizens of Israel - thank you!" Netanyahu wrote in Hebrew,…

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…

Brief guide to Israeli elections

Israelis head back to the polls tomorrow to cast their ballots in the unprecedented fourth national election in two years. According to final public opinion polls, no single party will…

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…