UPDATE: Coalition Crisis Over; Draft Bill Passes Preliminary Reading

By TPS on March 13, 2018

A preliminary reading of legislation that would grant haredi yeshiva students an exemption from mili…

Independent MK Levy-Abekasis To Found New Political Party

By TPS on March 06, 2018

Independent MK Levy-Abekasis To Found New Political Party With the coalition facing a crisis over th…

MK Glick Appeals For Unity As Opposition, Yisrael Beiteinu Refuse to Offset Vote After Wife’s Death

By TPS on January 01, 2018

The funeral of Yaffa Glick, wife of MK Yehuda Glick (Likud), turned into political football Monday e…

Former Tourism Minister Signs Plea Bargain, Will Serve 15 Month Sentence

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on October 31, 2017

Former Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov signed a plea bargain Tuesday, agreeing to plead guilty to …

Meet Israel’s New-Old Immigrant Absorption Minister

By Michael Bachner/TPS on May 31, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – While most eyes have been on Avigdor Liberman being appointed as Defense Min…

Liberman Appointed Defense Minister After Compromise

By Michael Bachner/TPS on May 30, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – The government unanimously approved the appointment of Yisrael Beiteinu Chai…

Netanyahu and Liberman Reach Coalition Deal

By Jonathan Benedek/TPS on May 25, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – The Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu parties have signed a coalition agreement in …

As New Government Convenes, Herzog Laments Netanyahu’s ‘Slammed Door’

By Jonathan Benedek/TPS on May 23, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Opposition Leader Isaac Herzog, Chairm…

Netanyahu: Expanded Coalition Will Push for Palestinian Peace Process

By Jonathan Benedek/TPS on May 22, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that an expanded parliament…

After Failed Maneuver, Deep Fractures Show in Israel’s Founding Party

By Jonathan Benedek/TPS on May 19, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – The Israeli Labor party is showing signs of internal fracture on Thursday as…

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