Israel Government

November 4, 2022

Victory in fifth election gives Netanyahu chance to form strong, right-wing government

Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu addresses supporters at party headquarters in Jerusalem on election night, Nov. 2, 2022. Credit: Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90. by Alex Traiman (JNS) — Apparently in Israel, the fifth time is the charm. After repeated attempts by the opposition, […]
October 26, 2022

Why Itamar Ben-Gvir is gaining popularity, and why the left calls him a racist

Knesset member Itamar Ben-Gvir. Source: Twitter. by Alex Traiman (JNS) — The rise of Itamar Ben-Gvir is one of the major storylines of Israel’s fifth election cycle in little more than three years. The political firebrand from the right flank […]