Israel’s President to Task Gantz With Forming Government
Gantz will have 28 days to try to form a government coalition. If he fails, Knesset members have 21 days to advise President Rivlin of their support for…
Discovery of Golda Meir Letter to Bereaved Families in 1973
In the years following the establishment of Israel, it was customary for the prime minister to send a letter for holidays and official occasions.
There Are Now More Than 9 Million People Living in Israel
The current total population includes 6.744 million Jews, 1.907 million Arabs and 441,000 people who identify with neither group.
7 Things to Look for in Israel’s ‘Do-Over’ Elections
Some of the more important things to look for in Israel's 'redo' elections, and their consequences going forward.
Secular Ayelet Shaked Is at Home in the Religious Right
Shaked’s ascent seems to working its magic for the right: A recent poll shows the United Right winning 12-13 seats in the next Knesset.
Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Longest-Serving Prime Minister
Netanyahu, 69, on Saturday surpassed the number of days as prime minister held by David Ben-Gurion, the country’s first prime minister.