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Israeli President Unlikely to Give Netanyahu Extension to Form Government

By |October 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Rivlin is expected to hand over the mandate to form a government to Blue and White leader Benny Gantz. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is not expected to grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an extension to form a majority government and will likely pass on the mandate to Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, sources close to [...]

Netanyahu is in No Rush!

By |October 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Contrary to assessments, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in no rush to return the mandate he has been given to form a new government. As long as there is no conflict between the legal and political timetables, he has no reason to hurry. The longer he holds on to the mandate, opting not to take [...]

Report: Blue and White Causes Crisis in Forming Government to ‘Weaken’ Netanyahu

By |October 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“Netanyahu will climb down and resign. His time is over,” said a senior Blue and White official, according to Israel Hayom. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not be meeting his political rival MK Benny Gantz on Wednesday due to a “strategic” decision within Gantz’s Blue and White faction to”weaken” Netanyahu, reports Israel Hayom. Blue and White and [...]

Netanyahu and Gantz Talk Unity at Historic Meeting, Teams Will Meet

By |September 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Netanyahu and Gantz have their first meeting in what could be a significant step toward a unity government. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White party head Benny Gantz met at the request of President Reuven Rivlin at the President’s Residence on Monday evening. At the end of the meeting, the teams of Netanyahu and [...]

Will Israel’s Next Government Rely on Arabs for its Majority?

By |September 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As the Joint List agrees to endorse Gantz, it’s worth looking back at the days of Yitzhak Rabin, the only other time an Israeli government relied on Arab MKs for its majority. The Joint List has agreed to endorse Blue and White leader MK Benny Gantz for prime minister. If he succeeds in now forming a [...]

Netanyahu Invites Gantz to Meet: Let’s Build a Broad National Government

By |September 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Netanyahu invited Gantz to meet on Thursday, calling for a “broad unity government.” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on opposition leader Benny Gantz to meet on  Thursday and work toward building a unity government in order to avoid the possibility of a third round of elections. “Benny, we must establish a broad unity government today. The [...]

In Post Election Speeches, Netanyahu Lashes Out at Arab Parties, Gantz Emphasizes Unity

By |September 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared neither victory nor defeat following the results of Israel’s Tuesday elections, but lashed out at Israel’s Arab parties and appeared to lay the groundwork for an attack on any attempt by his rival Benny Gantz to collaborate with them. For his part, Gantz emphasized that the election results remain unclear, [...]

Trump Congratulates Netanyahu; Gantz Officially Concedes Defeat

By |April 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Not long after Trump tweeted congratulations to the prime minister, the Blue and White party head promised staunch opposition to the upcoming Netanyahu-led government. Israel’s Blue and White party leaders conceded defeat in Israel’s election on Wednesday evening, saying they will work against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from the opposition. Yair Lapid, the party’s No. [...]

What’s Not At Stake In Israel’s Election – Democracy

By |April 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Israeli Democracy is not endangered by another Netanyahu win, columnist Jonathan Tobin says. When Israelis vote on April 9, a lot will be riding on the outcome. But there is one thing that will not be decided in this election: whether or not Israel will remain a democratic state. Whether or not the incumbent Prime Minister [...]

Popular Former General Gantz Announces New Political Party in Israel

By |December 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Former IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz was prepared with his new party ready when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu initiated an April 9 early election, sources close to Gantz told The Jerusalem Post Thursday night. Gantz formally entered politics Thursday when the party registrar received the necessary forms for the formation of the party, which will [...]

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