Drama Starts Early in Israeli Elections

by Mitchell Plitnick Israeli elections always feature a lot of political drama. But when the Knesset was dissolved on December 24, it set off a flurry of action that was furious even by Israeli standards. The drama is likely to… Continue Reading  

Don’t Believe the Hype: The Israeli Right Is Weaker than It Seems

by Meron Rapoport The past decade belonged to the Israeli right. Since 2009, the right-wing bloc easily defeated its opponents and won elections, while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became its undisputed leader and the most important political figure in Israel.… Continue Reading  

Personal Politicking Trumps Policy in Israeli Elections

by Chaim Tantz Campaigns for Israel’s 2019 elections are now underway, and new parties are cropping up everywhere.