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The Israel File Appendix: the Right’s Climb

We send The Israel File every Sunday afternoon (Pacific Time), and that’s a good way for you to know everything you need about Israel’s...

The Israel File Appendix: Joint Decline

We send The Israel File every Sunday, and that’s a good way for you to know everything you need about Israel’s coming week in...

Resetting the Countdown

The Likud and Blue and White partnership isn’t working and doesn’t seem likely to ever work.

The Israel File: Numbers, Graphs and Extras

This post is part of The Israel File, our new Sunday newsletter that summarizes everything you need to know about the last week and...

Poll Update: Israel’s Coalition Stands at Less than 60 Seats

Demonstrations against the government all over the country do not draw huge crowds but receive a lot of media attention. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Netanyahu on Trial? The Public Doesn’t Care

Four quick notes on Israeli politics: 1. A survey taken by pollster Menachem Lazar revealed that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party are...

Day 1 of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Trial: Scary Times

1. On May 24, history was made in Israel. A sitting prime minister is being tried on corruption charges. Benjamin Netanyahu will sit in court,...

Investing in Stability: Israel’s Incoming Government

Three successive election campaigns greatly undermined Israelis' sense of political stability.

Israel’s Unity Government: Netanyahu Signs Off On His Own Expiration Date

It was not easy, but they finally signed the agreement. Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz agreed to form a government. Likud and Blue and...

Israel’s Unity Coalition: A Quick Guide to the Not-Yet-Final Deal

Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz seem close to finalizing their unity pact. On Monday evening, the president agreed to extend Gantz’ mandate until Wednesday...

Netanyahu won, Gantz lost: The (updated) shortest summary of Israel’s Election

Based on the exit polls and partial results, here’s all you need to know about Israel’s political situation. As we get more accurate numbers,...

Election Day Handbook: Build Your coalition

We call this format a Timesaver Guide to Israel’s Coming Elections. This will be a usual feature on Rosner’s Domain until next Election Day,...

Israel’s (Third) Election: A Short Guide

Let me begin by stating the obvious: One doesn’t lose sleep over something that happens often and is likely to happen again soon. So...

Election Handbook: 5 Days, Likud Climbs

We call this format a Timesaver Guide to Israel’s Coming Elections. This will be a usual feature on Rosner’s Domain until next Election Day,...

Election Handbook: The Mainstream Wants Unity

We call this format a Timesaver Guide to Israel’s Coming Elections. This will be a usual feature on Rosner’s Domain until next Election Day,...

A Rabbi’s Fighting Words

Israel’s Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef probably isn’t a complete idiot although at times what he says might imply he is. On Jan. 7 Israelis...

Election Handbook: The Immunity Gamble

We call this format a Timesaver Guide to Israel’s Coming Elections. This will be a usual feature on Rosner’s Domain until next Election Day,...

The Four Messages of Netanyahu’s Primary Victory

This is exactly how you take a lemon and make a lemonade out of it. Prime Minister Netanyahu was challenged from within his own...

Election Handbook: Likud Primary Dilemma?

We call this format a Timesaver Guide to Israel’s Coming Elections. This will be a usual feature on Rosner’s Domain until next Election Day,...

Election Handbook: Can Saar Defeat Netanyahu?

We call this format a Timesaver Guide to Israel’s Coming Elections. This will be a usual feature on Rosner’s Domain until next Election Day,...

Election Handbook: Third Election, First Update

We call this format a Timesaving Guide to Israel’s Upcoming Election. This will be a regular feature on Rosner’s Domain until the next scheduled...

Israel’s Political Stalemate

On Sept. 18, one day after election day, the numbers came in — and they said nothing new.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Likud didn’t...

Israel on the Edge

It’s crazy to think about it. With a predatory regime like Iran on its doorstep and more than 100,000 terror missiles pointed at its...

Netanyahu Indicted: The Short Version of What You Need to Know

What happened? Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. This marks the first time a sitting Israeli prime minister has been indicted. The...

A Year Without a Government

I’m sorry, but I can’t write a column this week about Israel’s politics. I can’t write on a Tuesday (my deadline) and be certain...

Yes, Unity! (Just Sign Here…)

Suppose you are forced to choose from among four options: a Likud plus Blue and White unity government, a right-wing plus ultra-Orthodox government, a...

No Better Time to Form a New Government

Unity The two ministers who orchestrated the 1984 unity government are ancient yet sharp. Moshe Shahal, former Labor minister, is 85. Moshe Nissim, former Likud...

I Did the Math, and I Don’t See a Coalition

In the midst of all the promises of “coalitions” after the razor-close Israeli elections, who’s doing the actual math? On one side, you have a...

A Coalition for the Days of Awe

It shouldn’t be too controversial that the best thing for Israel in the wake of these latest elections would be a grand coalition between...

Loser and Questions: What Happens When a Prime Minister Fails, Twice, to Win 

As I write this story, everything is too close to call. As I write this story, everything is too soon to call. And too...

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