Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774
By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Benjamin Netan­yahu survived the Knesset elections on Jan. 22 to serve another term as prime minister but his party shrunk, his opponents grew and his challengers multiplied.
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By:
Ben Sales | JTA
One outcome is all but certain in next week’s Israeli elections: The right wing will win and the left wing will lose.
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Israel’s parliamentary system, in which voters choose a party instead of a candidate, makes for some narrowly focused parties and strange bedfellows.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
While English-language cam­paigns aren’t new in Israel, observers say this year’s effort feels larger and more sophisticated than those of elections past.
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By:
JTA
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky) called for a reduction of foreign assistance during a visit to Israel.
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