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Knesset member Bezalel Smotrich speaks during a meeting of Israel's right-wing bloc at the Knesset in Jerusalem on Nov. 20, 2019. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Religious Zionist Party officially endorses Netanyahu for prime minister

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Israel’s Religious Zionist Party leader Bezalel Smotrich announced on Tuesday that he plans to recommend that Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin task Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with forming the next government. “Based on the prime minister’s commitment that...
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Israeli Election Analysis at the Seder Table

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As the Passover holiday came upon us, we tried to put aside politics for a family celebration. There were two children, plus spouses, and six grandchildren at our Seder. Unsurprisingly,  the talk was more...
New Hope Party head Gideon Sa'ar speaks during the conference of the Israeli Television News Company in Jerusalem on March 7, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

With Israeli coalition efforts underway, Likud sets sights on Gideon Sa’ar

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With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party efforts to cobble together a coalition so far coming up empty, party officials say that they plan to do everything they can to convince New Hope...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses supporters on election night at Likud Party headquarters in Jerusalem, March 23, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Netanyahu, opponents have no clear path to governing majority, official election results show

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his opponents have no clear path towards a Knesset majority, Israeli election results show, indicating that the country’s political gridlock will continue. The results of Tuesday’s election confirm that...
Illustration from a polling station in Jerusalem, as Israelis vote in their general elections, on March 23, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Post-Israeli elections, US Jewish groups blast inclusion of Religious Zionist Party

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U.S. Jewish groups reacted to Israel’s election results, which have once again ended in a political stalemate with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his opponents falling short of the necessary numbers mandated to...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses supporters on election night at Likud Party headquarters in Jerusalem, March 23, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Israel still can’t make up its mind about Netanyahu

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When the first exit polls were published, it seemed as if the long stalemate had been ended. Within a couple of hours, however, the polls had been revised, and by the end of a...
A polling station in Jerusalem for those with COVID-19, March 23, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Absentee ballots key as Likud holds 30-seat lead, Ra’am drops to four

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Israel’s Central Election Committee on Thursday began counting the hundreds of thousands of “double envelopes,” or ballots cast outside assigned polling stations. These absentee votes are estimated to be worth as many as 12...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses supporters on election night at Likud Party headquarters in Jerusalem, March 23, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

In fourth consecutive campaign, Netanyahu secures largest-ever electoral lead

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The fourth attempt in two years to unseat embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have failed once again, with Netanyahu securing his largest-ever electoral victory over his rivals. Exit polls show Netanyahu’s...
Head of the Religious Zionist Party Bezalel Smotrich and activists celebrate at party headquarters in Modi’in on election night, March 23, 2021. Photo by Sraya Diamant/Flash90.

Religious Zionist Party celebrates Israeli exit polls

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The Religious Zionist Party’s strong showing in the Israeli elections drew spontaneous celebrations and dancing at party headquarters in Modi’in, as soon as the exit polls came in on Tuesday night. The party is projected...
Ballots at a polling station in Jerusalem, March 23, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Arab world reacts to Israeli election: ‘A fight for every vote’

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The Arab world is closely following Israel’s elections. “The Israeli election: A fight to the end for every vote,” read a Wednesday headline in Saudi paper Asharq al-Awsat. The story noted the concern in Israel that...