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  • Can Photoshop give Isaac Herzog the gravitas to lead Israel?

    TEL AVIV, Israel With polling ahead of next week's parliamentary elections giving Labor Party Chairman Isaac Herzog a chance of unseating Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Herzog's campaign is shifting gears to overcome complaints, even from...
  • Netanyahu sounds alarm as final Israeli polls give edge to Herzog

    JERUSALEM The last polls before Israel's election, released Friday, found Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party still lagging behind the Zionist Union alliance led by opposition leader Isaac Herzog, raising the prospect of an upset victory by...
  • Election race tightens in Israel as polls show Netanyahu's party trailing

    JERUSALEM With less than a week remaining before Israel's elections, the race appears tighter than it has at any time since the start of the campaign, throwing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the defensive. Three public opinion polls published...
  • Bibi's speech, Obama's answer, and political theater

    As advertised, Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to the joint session of Congress with a Republican show conceived by Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer with the avid cooperation of Speaker John Boehner. For Bibi, it was a powerful campaign speech for the...
  • In the end, Israelis tend to vote for security over all else

    In the end, Israelis tend to vote for security over all else
    In the final full week of a tightly contested election campaign, a peculiarly Israeli paradox is on clear display. Polls show that a majority of voters are most passionate about socioeconomic conditions that color their daily lives — issues such...
  • Netanyahu denies backtracking on speech backing Palestinian state

    TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied Monday that he no longer stood behind a landmark 2009 speech, in which for the first time he had publicly backed Palestinian statehood. "Netanyahu did not say such a thing," his office...
  • In shakeup, women get top spots in Israeli political parties

    A minor revolution is underway in Israel, with the female candidates catapulting to the top of party lists across the political spectrum ahead of the country's March 17 election, setting them up to claim key positions of power in the next government...
  • Rise of pragmatic Arab politician shakes up Israeli politics

    A charismatic Arab politician, who confidently jousts with Jewish rivals on TV and wants to build a broad Arab-Jewish "alliance of the disadvantaged," has emerged as one of the biggest surprises of Israel's election campaign. Ayman Odeh, a 40-year-old...
  • Daniel Gordis: Israelis worry about economy, not Iran

    Daniel Gordis: Israelis worry about economy, not Iran
    With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scheduled to address Congress on Tuesday, his speech is seemingly the only Israel-related subject receiving attention in the American press. Monday's New York Times had two prominent stories about Israel: one...
  • Israeli candidates slug it out through Web ads

    Israeli candidates slug it out through Web ads
    The young Israeli couple are waiting nervously for the babysitter before an evening out. Hearing a knock at the door, they open it to a most surprising sight: Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu is standing with a sly grin on their threshold....
  • Israel's Netanyahu faces pressure to cancel speech to U.S. Congress

    Israel's Netanyahu faces pressure to cancel speech to U.S. Congress
    A national leader's appearance before the U.S. Congress is usually a source of pride and unity. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington — opposed by the White House and many Democrats — has Israel in uproar. The...