Israel News

June 2, 2021

Isaac Herzog elected president of Israel

Israeli President-elect Isaac Herzog at the Knesset in Jerusalem on the day of the election, June 2, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. by Yori Yalon and Danielle Roth-Avneri (Israel Hayom and JNS) — The Knesset on June 2 elected Jewish […]
June 1, 2021

End of an era? The tragedy of Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference at the Knesset on May 30, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. by Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — It didn’t have to end this way. In what may be only a matter […]
May 30, 2021

Is Netanyahu out? Bennett, Lapid announce possible unity coalition

Head of the Yamina party Naftali Bennett gives a press conference at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, on May 30. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. (JNS) — Yamina party leader Naftali Bennett announced his intention on May 30 to […]
December 23, 2020

Israel’s government collapses, fourth election in two years planned for March

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement to the media concerning new elections from the Knesset in Jerusalem, Dec. 22, 2020. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. (JNS) — Israel’s government collapsed on Dec. 22, forcing the Jewish state into yet […]
April 9, 2020

Still going strong: Despite COVID, Israel sells record $25 billion in bonds

The empty Ayalon highway in Tel Aviv on April 8, 2020. All intercity travel has been banned until after the first days of Passover. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90. by Israel Kasnett (JNS) — To cover the rising costs of the […]
March 27, 2020

After year of uncertainty, Israel has unity government with Netanyahu at helm

Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz passes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a memorial ceremony in the Knesset marking 24 years since the assassination of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, on Nov. 10, 2019. Photo by Yonatan […]