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Israeli politics ‘101’: Electing a prime minister and forming a government coalition
January 16, 2019
On Tuesday, April 9, Israelis will elect their legislative branch, the Knesset. But they won’t actually know the final results of the top job until weeks later.
‘Dramatic announcement’ keeps Netanyahu’s legal woes atop election cycle
January 9, 2019
By making the address, the Israeli prime minister was gambling that proactively keeping the allegations against him at the top the news will actually help him in the polls.
Israeli Elections Knesset Insider: The divisions before the unions
January 6, 2019
Of the 22 parties currently running, 14 parties are currently all polling within one or two seats above or below the electoral threshold, many within a margin of error. Party leaders will be forced to make compromises and political alliances, or risk not making it through to the parliament.