5 takeaways from the israeli elections

the bloc of parties gained total of 65 seats, compared to 55 for the bloc, meaning Netanyahu is in stronger position to form government, Knesset. ... But boosted by turnout, ultra-Orthodox parties won eight seats each, tying them for the largest party in Knesset, and ensuring that they'll..

farcical israeli elections

On April, Israelis go to the polls to elect 120 Knesset members from 39 parties. ... Knesset shall be elected by general, national, direct, equal, secret and proportional elections, accordance with Knesset Elections Law.  . ..

defining israel in black and white

Not Knesset, designate Nov as the day to commemorate the expulsion of Jews from Arab lands, as 850,000 Jews fled their ancient homes in Arab and Muslim world to find refuge in Jewish state.  In the course of similar debate on the in Knesset in 1987 around the definition of refugee,..

netanyahu’s likud party votes for knesset slate

Netanyahu's Likud party votes for Knesset slate. 53 Views. Some 135,000 registered Likud members are eligible to cast their ballots at 131 polling stations between 10 am and Tuesday in the primary for Knesset slate for April election. ... Among them are Knesset Speaker Yuli..

israel’s “gatekeepers” vs. democracy

Rather he insisted that Zilber would continue to represent his office and through it, Justice Ministry before Knesset and anywhere else he wishes her to go.. ... Paragraph 21 of Basic Law Knesset empowers Knesset committees to summon public official to appear before them, and..


Benjamin Netanyahu, chairman of Likud Party, pledged to fight the agreement both in and outside Knesset, Israel's parliament.. ... Foreign Minister Shimon Peres dismissed the campaign although Knesset is expected to start debating Thursday.. ..


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