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Cult of Personality

Bennett ran through three or four party names. The point was to vote him, as it is for Lapid, Liberman, Gantz, or Aryeh Deri. Op-ed.

Cult of Personality

New poll: Right-wing voters are more confident with their vote

A new survey shows that 75% of right-wing voters will vote the same as in the past, while only 45% of left-wing voters will do so

New poll: Right-wing voters are more confident with their vote

Dr. Shmuel Katz On Biden & Israel Elections

Dr. Shmuel Katz speaks with Israel National News and covers Biden & the upcoming Nov. 1 Israel Elections

Dr. Shmuel Katz On Biden & Israel Elections

Gantz: We're doing everything to prevent a Netanyahu government

Defense Minister says he prefers holding new elections to allowing Netanyahu to form an alternative govt. in the current Knesset.

We're doing everything to prevent a Netanyahu government

Meretz Chairman: My party is not at fault for breakdown of government

'The ones who pushed for this are a number of Yamina MKs,' Health Min. Horowitz accuses.

My party is not at fault for breakdown of gov't

MK Levin proposes new elections within a year

Likud chairman MK Yariv Levin proposes to coalition the opposition will not make Knesset votes difficult in return for agreed upon elections

MK Levin proposes new elections within a year

Poll: Nearly 60% of Israelis not interested in new elections

Different division, same results: In new poll, bloc led by former PM Netanyahu wins 60 seats, while current coalition wins just 54.

Poll: Nearly 60% of Israelis not interested in new elections

New poll shows right-wing bloc with 60 Knesset seats

Coalition parties lose power, win 54 seats, while bloc led by former PM Netanyahu gains 60.

New poll shows right-wing bloc with 60 Knesset seats

Bennett planning to create new nationalist camp

PM Bennett working to create new nationalist camp to run in next elections.

Bennett planning to create new nationalist camp

Minister: 'We need to wake people up, we're headed towards elections'

'Pay attention to the trends - we're on our way to elections,' Yisrael Beytenu's Minister Eli Avidar says.

Minister: 'We're headed towards elections'

Is it time for an Orthodox Jewish woman to make history in Congress?

Redistricting, especially in Jewish communities, supports Democratic candidates regardless of incumbents running again.Should I run? Op-ed.

Is it time for an Orthodox Jewish woman in Congress?

New poll: Likud - 33, Yamina - 6

New poll shows Likud retains position as Israel's largest party, Justice Min. Sa'ar's party fails to make it into Knesset.

New poll: Likud - 33, Yamina - 6

New poll shows Likud leading with 33 seats

Yesh Atid retains position as second-largest party, with 19 seats, poll shows.

New poll shows Likud leading with 33 seats

Poll: Yamina drops to 5 seats, Netanyahu-led bloc holds 57

New poll shows Likud gaining almost two Knesset seats at Yamina's expense, as satisfaction with PM Bennett's performance consistently rises.

Poll: Yamina drops to 5 seats, Netanyahu-led bloc holds 57

Survey: Most haredim don't want their parties in the coalition

Majority of haredi voters believe Shas, UTJ, parties were correct in refusing to back anyone other than former PM Netanyahu, survey shows.

Survey: Most haredim don't want their parties in the coalition

MK Aryeh Deri admits: 'We made a mistake'

MK Deri says haredi parties erred by not pressuring former PM Netanyahu to keep rotation deal with DM Gantz.

Shas party chief admits: 'We made a mistake'

Poll: 59% of Israelis rate government's management of pandemic as 'bad'

New poll shows current 61-MK government would lose majority, drop to 60 MKs, if elections were held today.

Poll: 59% of Israelis rate gov't management of pandemic as 'bad'

Poll: Former Jerusalem mayor is leading candidate to replace Netanyahu

Nearly one-third of Likud voters want Nir Barkat to replace former PM Netanyahu, while another third have no preferred candidate.

Former Jerusalem mayor is leading candidate to replace Netanyahu

Congo bill seeks to block candidate with Jewish father

In Congo, a bill seeking to block candidate with Jewish father prompts backlash.

Congo bill seeks to block candidate with Jewish fatherplayer

Foreign Ministry: Israel will not interfere in PA elections

Foreign Ministry Political Director Alon Bar tells EU ambassadors Israel is concerned by Hamas strength in PA elections.

Foreign Ministry: Israel will not interfere in PA elections

Israel pioneers a new political phenomenon: the vaccine election

Israel is the first, but there will be other vaccine elections soon, and politicians will be judged by how they protected the public Op-ed.

Israel pioneers a political phenomenon: the vaccine election

92% of votes counted: Meretz strengthens, Ra'am weakens

The counting of some 430,000 absentee ballots continues. Elections Cmte says final results expected to be published tomorrow.

92% of votes counted: Meretz strengthens, Ra'am weakens

The differences between Israel’s 2020 and 2021 elections

Polls show that the election is Netanyahu’s to win or lose, although one should always expect the unexpected in Israeli politics. Op-ed.

The differences between Israel’s 2020 and 2021 elections

The Israeli Election and the leading parties' economic plans.

What is missing from the chatterbox TV news programs is the vitally important plans of each party for the future of Israel's economy. Op-ed

 The Israeli Election and the leading parties' economic plans.

Google must change offensive translation of Israeli Election results

Translating from one language into another is not an easy task, but Google's Israel election results report last time was pathetic. Opinion.

Google must change offensive translations of Israeli Elections

Bennett, Sa’ar and Israel’s legal tyrants

Bennett and Sa'ar hope the att'y general will stop the leader they cannot best at the polls. If he does,elections will be irrelevant.Op-ed

Bennett, Sa’ar and Israel’s legal tyrants

Out of the depths of winter - a society of fear

This pandemic has created is a society of fear, even from those methods that can relieve the fear, along with apathy to the elections. Op-ed

Out of the depths of winter - a society of fear

Poll: Likud continues to rise, New Hope falls

Alliance between National Union, Jewish Home fails to clear threshold as Netanyahu continues to regain ground.

Poll: Likud continues to rise, New Hope falls

Telem scoops up Shai, Hebrew University Professor

Two new faces have announced their intent to join Ya'alon's Telem party.

Blue and White minister to join Ya'alon's 'Telem' party

Netanyahu urges Peretz not to leave the Right

PM Netanyahu sits down with MK Peretz to insist he remain with a right-wing party.

PM to Peretz: Join Smotrich, Bennett

MK Osnat Mark refuses to apologize for language used against MK Michal Shir

"There is no one more treacherous than she - she's welcome to leave, after playing this stinking trick."

Likud MK not apologizing for vulgar insult against fellow MK

Shas deputy minister Yoav Ben-Tzur: No one gains from holding elections now

Dep. Interior Minister insists that elections can still be averted "if people come to their senses."

Shas deputy minister: No one gains from holding elections nowplayer

'A bad coalition is better than elections'

Edelstein believes vaccine campaign will be launched within week, and that government problems can be solved, even in current composition.

'A bad coalition is better than elections'

'Why the election panic? Why now?'

Israeli politics continue with instability. Is there a real reason to dismantle the government and go to elections?

'Why the election panic? Why now?'player

Benny Gantz: Elections would be a disaster for the country

"Netanyahu has wasted the past six months; I don't believe anything he says anymore."

Gantz: Elections would be a disaster for the country

Former Jewish Home MK Motti Yogev: The public no longer trusts us

"If Jewish Home holds primaries, I'll stand for party leader."

Former Jewish Home MK Yogev: The public no longer trusts us

Meretz: Unthinkable to join a coalition headed by Naftali Bennett

"Why would we want to replace Netanyahu with someone even more right-wing?"

Meretz: Unthinkable to join a coalition headed by Bennettplayer

Arab MK admits: 'There's no one who can replace Netanyahu'

MK Mansour Abbas points out that seven previous attempts to unseat PM have failed.

Arab MK admits: 'There's no one who can replace Netanyahu'

Yamina MK: Will Netanyahu agree to join Bennett's coalition?

As Yamina closes in on Likud in polls, party predicts Netanyahu's demise.

Yamina MK: Will Netanyahu agree to join Bennett's coalition?player

Shas 'furious' with Gantz for voting to dissolve Knesset

"Gantz doesn't even want elections, but party members want to bring him down & replace him."

Shas 'furious' with Gantz for voting to dissolve Knesset