So, Who is Prime Minister of Israel?

Just like America was for quite some time, Israel is still waiting to see who the next Prime Minister will be! Following elections on March 23, it became evident very quickly that pathways to a majority in the Knesset (Israel's parliament) were very narrow. The news ebbs and flows, leaving Israelis and other to wonder …

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Will Netanyahu be Able to Build a Coalition Following Tuesday’s Election?

For the fourth time in two years, Israelis went to the polls yesterday in hopes of establishing a stable government. Official results are not known yet, but it appears Netanyahu's Likud party has won the most seats, as expected. However, in Israeli government, a political party or a coalition of parties must win a majority …

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Are Netanyahu’s Days as Prime Minister Running Out?

With COVID, the American election and inauguration, and the impeachment trial hogging early-2021 headlines, an important election in Israel seems to be approaching without much notice. But make no mistake: Israelis have not lost notice in the election, where the political scene is as heated as it is in America. Current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu …

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Israeli Elections: Netanyahu Appears to have Defeated Gantz, but Still Short of Coalition

Official results are not yet in, but exit polls indicate a solid lead by Netanyahu's Likud party over Gantz's Blue and White party. (36-67 seats for Likud, 33 for Blue and White) The right block also leads the left by 59-60 to 54. Yisrael Beytenu seems to have garnered 7 seats, enough to push either …

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