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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

Bennett 'The Victor' After Controversial Bills

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

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 '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'

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 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 Encouraging 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: Officers May Not Discuss 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 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, Labor Tied for Knesset Seats

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: Party 'Irrelevant,' Falling Apart

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

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: Biden Pollard Comments an Election Ploy

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 Hits the Front Pages

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: Hire More Arabs

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