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Poll: Likud Still on Top, But Jewish Home Gaining Ground

Knesset Channel poll reveals Naftali Bennett's party snapping at Bibi's heels with 20 seats, compared to 25 for Likud.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 9/18/2014, 5:11 PM

Israelis Tired of Teachers Preaching Politics

Survey finds 68% against politicized teachers like Adam Verete; survey chairman equivocates 'settler brainwashing.'Ari Yashar, 5/19/2014, 8:33 AM

Analysts Declare Bennett the 'Victor' of Legislative Marathon

Analysts: Jewish Home party came out ahead after week of controversial law-making, including hareidi enlistment and 'referendum law'.Maayana Miskin, 3/17/2014, 1:52 PM

Lapid: Not All Politicians Are Perfect

According to Finance Minister Yair Lapid, democracy is a great equalizer that lets even idiots take the reins of power.David Lev, 3/16/2014, 10:11 PM

Finance Minister Yair Lapid Bottoms Out Public Approval Poll

Poll ranking public approval of 23 ministers reveals surprises. Among them: Livni ranks above Netanyahu.Tova Dvorin, 3/1/2014, 10:42 PM

Presidential Candidate Rejects Anti-Mizrahi Racism Charges

Professor Dan Shechtman says Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri blew his comments about Mizrahi music out of proportion.Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2014, 5:59 PM

Likud MK Backs Bennett Over 'Jews in Palestine' Storm

MK Hotovely promises Likud rebellion over Netanyahu's 'political acrobatics' in interview with Arutz Sheva.Ari Yashar, 1/29/2014, 3:43 PM

Education Ministry Lets Teachers Peddle Politics

New program allows teachers to pick their own topics, and express their own political opinions in student discussions.Ari Yashar, 1/23/2014, 11:03 PM

Report: Amsalem Could Join the Likud

Rabbi Haim Amsalem, chairman of the Am Shalem movement, has been holding what are termed “intense discussions” with the Likud, reports say.David Lev, 12/29/2013, 5:27 PM

Haifa University Rejects Nobel-Winning Professor Over Politics

University board reportedly refuses to grant doctorate to Nobel Prize Winner Yisrael Aumann over pro-Zionist views.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2013, 12:49 PM

Diskin’s Denial: I’m Not with Peres

Former Shin Bet head denies his attacks on Netanyahu are a prelude to going into politics with Peres.Maayana Miskin, 12/15/2013, 8:59 AM

Public Debate on J'lem Master Plan on Sunday

As part of the 'Jerusalem 5800’ project, political candidates from all sides will weigh in on 30-year plan.Arutz Sheva, 10/17/2013, 9:38 PM

43.8% of Jews Favor Gov't Effort to Encourage Arab Emigration

Number is down from 50.7% in 2010. Poll shows 42% of Jews said that IDF soldiers should not be used to evict Jews from their homes.David Lev, 10/6/2013, 6:49 PM

Politician Changes Party Affiliation, Steps Down

Jerusalem politician sets an example by stepping down after switching to Likud. ‘I’m not a thief.’Maayana Miskin, 8/13/2013, 10:20 AM

PM: IDF Officers Have No Business Discussing Politics in Public

Top IDF brass should not be voicing their political opinions in public, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu saidDavid Lev, 6/24/2013, 9:37 PM

Govt: UNESCO Lied, So Planned Jerusalem Visit Canceled

The government on Monday informed UNESCO that a delegation that planned to visit Jerusalem was not welcomeDavid Lev, 5/20/2013, 9:33 PM

New Poll: Bennett Tied With Labor for Second Largest Faction

A new poll showed the Bayit Yehudi party would tie for the second largest Knesset faction with Labor, if elections were held todayDavid Lev, 1/7/2013, 8:00 PM

Kadima Activist Quits in Disgust, says Party ‘Irrelevant’

One of Kadima’s most vocal activists has quit, saying he has lost faith in the party and believes it is increasingly irrelevant.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 3:40 PM

Youth Leader: Ulpana is Just a Symptom

The threat to demolish the Ulpana neighborhood is just a symptom, says Yoni Shetbon. Maayana Miskin, 6/15/2012, 3:14 PM

The Fine Line Between Culture and Politics at Olympic Festival

Israeli and ‘Palestinian’ poets will be participating in an upcoming international Cultural Olympiad poetry festival.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/19/2012, 3:57 PM

Biden: Republicans Strong Enough to Beat Us

U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden believes that the Republicans are strong enough to beat President Barack H. Obama in next year's elections.David Lev, 10/9/2011, 10:03 AM

Activist: Obama, Biden Playing 'Good Cop, Bad Cop' on Pollard

US VP Biden's insistence in keeping Jonathan Pollard in prison is just part of a cynical election ploy, says Republican activist Mark Zell.David Lev, 10/5/2011, 12:00 PM

Sewage: The Stuff of International Politics?

Usually, sewage treatment plants don't make the news. But in Judea and Samaria, even the most prosaic issues make international headlines.David Lev, 7/28/2011, 11:45 PM

Civil Service Head: Israel Behind on 'Affirmative Acition' Goals

Israel must ensure that 10% of public workers are Arab, the new head of the Civil Service said Tuesday.David Lev, 7/13/2011, 5:13 AM