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New Jersey Senate president concedes to Republican challenger

Powerful and longtime NJ Senator Stephen Sweeney admits defeat to previous unknown who ran campaign on a tiny budget.

New Jersey Senate president concedes to Republican challenger

The age of political cults

Power is the deity of the political cult. Its scripture is rhetoric. Its hope is shadowed by hate. And its message is false. Op-ed.

The age of political cults

'The story of Israel is much bigger than only the politics'

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Rabbi Dr. Yona Goodman talks about the political situation and his optimism about the younger generation.

'The story of Israel is much bigger than only the politics'player

Politics with family? 'Stressful conversation that must be had'

Campus Reform asked students at George Mason U. if they'd discuss politics with family over Thanksgiving dinner. All said they would.

Politics with family? 'Stressful conversation that must be had'player

G-d's Day - a wale up call

Let's cut across organized religious, divisive racial and government lines and declare a day dedicated to G-d.

G-d's Day - a wale up call

The perils of perpetual political warfare

Our parties have been treating politics as a religious war, not a disagreement among fellow citizens who share common values. Op-ed.

The perils of perpetual political warfare

Elections and honesty

Instead of the best coming out from the candidates we see the worst. And that is too bad, because it doesn't have to be that way.

Elections and honesty

Democrats and the politics of projection

Since 2016, the Democrats have repeatedly projected all their prejudices, malicious actions and plans onto Trump and the Republicans.Op-ed.

Democrats and the politics of projection

Rabbis and politicians

There is nothing gained when a rabbi chooses politics or politicians interfere in Torah matters - in fact, there is much to lose. Op-ed.

Rabbis and politicians

Will the right-wing head for the opposition with the Arabs?

Who is right? PM Netanyahu and his partnership with the left, or Yamina, and their threat not to sit in this type of government?

Will the right-wing head for the opposition with the Arabs?

Indictments against Netanyahu: Where do we go from here?

What will be the consequences of the decision to indict the prime minister? All the scenarios.

Indictments against Netanyahu: Where do we go from here?

Understanding the Israeli political arena

Dr. Limor Samimian-Darash: 'We must have courage to guard our principles and keep our rights.'

Understanding the Israeli political arenaplayer

The politics of Passover and how it affects us today

Hear about the connection of Passover to the state of Israel, the IDF, politics and Jewish Mysticism.

The politics of Passover and how it affects us today

Soccer team owner: I have decided to enter politics

Alona Barkat, who owns Hapoel Beer Sheva soccer team, announces she is joining the New Right party.

Soccer team owner: I have decided to enter politicsplayer

Gabi Ashkenazi: I will decide in the coming days

Former IDF chief of staff speaks outside his home with activists calling on him to unite the left-wing parties. "I'm working on it."

Gabi Ashkenazi: I will decide in the coming days

How do politics affect your investment portfolio?

How can you design an investment portfolio that takes uncertainty into account?

How do politics affect your investment portfolio?

'Differentiating between Tel Aviv blood and southern blood'

Likud minister's remarks on latest Hamas attacks arouse political firestorm.

'Differentiating between Tel Aviv blood and southern blood'

Democrat who upset NY incumbent accused Israel of ‘massacre’

Progressive candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated incumbent NY Rep. Joe Crowley, accused Israel of 'massacring' Gaza protesters.

Democrat who upset NY incumbent accused Israel of ‘massacre’

Russian rabbi: Jewish community shouldn't interfere in politics

Russia's Rabbi Boroda says a Jewish personality in the Russian administration is not a positive phenomenon.

Russian rabbi: Jewish community shouldn't interfere in politics

Barak returning to politics?

Former Prime Minister claims he's more qualified to lead Israel than anyone.

Barak returning to politics?

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Politics of anger corroding US public life

Former British Chief Rabbi says 'culture of grievances' and 'populism' tearing American society apart.

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Politics of anger corroding US public life

Netanyahu: I hope my children don't enter politics

PM says politics is a "very tough life" he does not want for any of his children.

Netanyahu: I hope my children don't enter politicsplayer

Gidon Sa'ar: I have the highest chance of becoming PM

Former Likud minister returning to politics says paradigm of Palestinian state based on pre-1967 borders won't work, isn't practical.

Gidon Sa'ar: I have the highest chance of becoming PM

Turkey and Holland fulminate as diplomatic crisis brews

Turkey 'doesn't want Dutch ambassador' to return after Holland refuses entry to Turkish FM, closes of consulate.

Turkey and Holland fulminate as diplomatic crisis brews

Opposition MK: Ashamed of what I said

MK Eitan Cabel says he 'never lied, the self-righteousness makes him angry,' then says he lied to protect party.

Opposition MK: Ashamed of what I said

Op-Ed: Bereavement and politics - the cynicism of media analysts

Only idiots who supported the Oslo Accords could say we had political options to deal with Hamas.

Op-Ed: Bereavement and politics - the cynicism of media analysts

Watch: Benjamin Ginsberg explains who runs Washington

Johns Hopkins professor discusses leverage points of entrenched bureaucracy.

Watch: Benjamin Ginsberg explains who runs Washington

Gideon Sa'ar considers a return to politics

Former Likud minister Gideon Sa'ar said that during the coming year he may return to the political arena.

Ex-Minister Gideon Sa'ar considers a return to politics

Litzman: Lapid Needs to do 'Penance' in Opposition

If Yair Lapid is sorry for what he has done to the haredi public, said MK Yaakov Litzman, let him prove it by staying out of the government.

MK Litzman: Lapid Needs to do 'Penance,' by Sitting in Oppostion

Lapid Says Elections Are a 'Very Bad Idea'

Finance Minister seeks to calm tensions amid reports that the coalition is about to fall apart.

Lapid Says Elections Are a 'Very Bad Idea'

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.

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

Israelis Tired of Teachers Preaching Politics

Survey finds 68% against politicized teachers like Adam Verete; survey chairman equivocates 'settler brainwashing.'

Israelis Tired of Teachers Preaching Politics

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'.

Analysts Declare Bennett the 'Victor' of Legislative Marathon

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.

Lapid: Not All Politicians Are Perfect

Yair Lapid Bottoms Out Public Approval Poll

Poll ranking public approval of 23 ministers reveals surprises. Among them: Livni ranks above Netanyahu.

Finance Minister Yair Lapid Bottoms Out Public Approval Poll

Presidential Candidate Rejects 'Racism' Charges

Professor Dan Shechtman says Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri blew his comments about Mizrahi music out of proportion.

Presidential Candidate Rejects Anti-Mizrahi Racism Charges

Likud MK Backs Bennett Over 'Jews in Palestine'

MK Hotovely promises Likud rebellion over Netanyahu's 'political acrobatics' in interview with Arutz Sheva.

Likud MK Backs Bennett Over 'Jews in Palestine' Storm

Education Ministry Lets Teachers Peddle Politics

New program allows teachers to pick their own topics, and express their own political opinions in student discussions.

Education Ministry Lets Teachers Peddle Politics

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.

Report: Amsalem Could Join the Likud

Haifa University Rejects Professor Over Politics

University board reportedly refuses to grant doctorate to Nobel Prize Winner Yisrael Aumann over pro-Zionist views.

Haifa University Rejects Nobel-Winning Professor Over Politics