Articles in "Politics"

24th Knesset Dissolves, Yair Lapid Becomes Israel’s 15th Prime Minister

The Knesset plenum approved on Thursday a bill to dissolve the 24th Knesset in its second and third readings, sending the country to ...

Naftali Bennet Announces His Retirement from Politics: ‘I was Concerned as Prime Minister for all Israelis Regardless of who they Voted for’

Outgoing Prime Minister of Israel Naftali Bennett addressed the nation Wednesday night on all of the country’s broadcast channels to ...

Knesset Passes Bill to Dissolve Itself in First Reading, Elections Expected in Late November

The Knesset plenum approved on Monday a bill to dissolve the 24th Knesset in its first reading, taking another step toward general ...

After Only a Year, Knesset Takes First Step Toward Elections

The Knesset plenum approved on Wednesday in a preliminary reading the bill to dissolve the Knesset, the first stage toward sending Israel ...

Benny Gantz Intends to Select Next IDF Chief of Staff Despite Opposition’s Moves to Block Him

Minister of Defense Benny Gantz insists that he will go ahead and select the new IDF Chief of Staff who will replace the retiring Aviv ...

Bennett Explains Decision to Dissolve the Knesset: ‘We Have Done Everything to Preserve this Government’

Prime Minister of Israel Naftali Bennett held a press conference Monday evening that was carried on all of Israel’s broadcast television ...

Coalition Leaders Sing Government’s Praises after PM Naftali Bennett Moves to Dissolve it

Leaders of Israel’s various coalition parties generally responded optimistically to Monday evening’s news that Prime Minister Naftali ...

Coalition Votes Against Economic Plan Bennett Campaigned On – and Loses

The coalition registered another defeat at the Knesset plenum on Wednesday evening when the opposition put forward a segment of the ...

Bennett Slammed After Ordering Postponement in Demolition of Terrorist’s Home Until After Biden’s Visit

The IDF has postponed the demolition of a terrorist's home by several weeks until after President Joe Biden visits Israel in mid-July so as ...

Avigdor Liberman Publicly Begs Nir Orbach to Reconsider Quitting Coalition Calling Him ‘ Nir My Friend’

Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman took to Twitter Tuesday to criticize Nir Orbach for his decision to quit Israel’s coalition government. ...