politics

PM Netanyahu at Knesset, December 22, 2020, as Israel heads to fourth election in two years

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Israel Headed to Fourth Election in Two Years

The 23rd Knesset coalition has collapsed, meaning the people of Israel will have their fourth election in the past two years.

Yitzhak Navon helps immigrant mother of 10 with her lesson, 1964

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Yitzhak Navon – President, Teacher, Jerusalemite

Yitzhak Navon was the first Israeli president born in the Holy City of Jerusalem and the first Mizrachi Jew to hold the office.

Golda Meir voting in Jerusalem, 1973

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Photo Friday: Guide the Nations of the Earth

A photo of Gold Meir, Israel's first female prime minister, voting in the Holy City of Jerusalem in 1973.

Shoshana Arbeli-Almozlino, 1985

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From Pioneer to Parliament

Shoshana Arbeli-Almozlino made aliyah to the Holy Land from Iraq, then served the Jewish state for more than a quarter century in the Knesset.

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin with Ayelet Shaked

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Ayelet Shaked: A Powerful Figure in Israeli Politics

Ayelet Shaked is an Israeli politician and engineer who has been touted as a possible successor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Benjamin Netanyahu forms new Israeli government

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Israel’s New Government Finally Under Way

After a year and a half stalemate, Israel has at last formed her next Knesset, with Prime Minister Netanyahu and Benny Gantz sharing the premiership.

PM Netanyahu with IDF soldiers

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Bibi: Biggest Win of My Life

PM Netanyahu thanked the people of Israel who voted him to victory in Monday's elections, Israel's third in a year.

Yael Eckstein, surrounded by three children, place a ballot into a voting box.

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What to Know as Israel Votes

As Israelis go to the polls for the third time in a year, turnout is high and uncertainty is higher.

Shrapnel after terrorist rocket attack, December 2019

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Terrorist Rocket Forces Bibi Offstage

The IDF struck Hamas terror targets after a terrorist rocket launched from Gaza forced PM Netanyahu to evacuate a campaign rally.

Knesset, December 11, 2019

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Third Time’s a Charm?

Her government unable to form a coalition and choose a leader, Israel will head to elections for the third time in less than a year.

IDF Chief of Staff Shaul Mofaz alongside tank in 2002

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From Paratroopers to Politics

Shaul Mofaz is an Iranian-born Jew who served in the IDF, including in its top position, as well as the Knesset during decades of service to Israel.

Benny Gantz and Reuven Rivlin

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Gantz Gives Up…Third Election to Come?

Israeli PM candidate General Benny Gantz has conceded his mandate to form a coalition government, paving the way for yet another election in Israel.

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