Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 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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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:
Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman
This election season started with great promise, and new parties and talented individuals have emerged across the political spectrum. The problem is that this influx hasn’t generated new ideas.
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If you haven’t been paying attention to the Israeli elections taking place next week, it’s time you started.
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