After meeting with all the parties, President Herzog concluded that 64 members of the Knesset recommended Netanyahu for the position of prime minister.
In this webinar, JNS CEO Alex Traiman answers the most perplecing questions about the recent elections.
US President Joe Biden has yet to call Benjamin Netanyahu to congratulate him on his victory in last week’s elections. This snub follows a pattern with both leaders delaying in congratulating each other after election victories. In elections that recorded the highest voter turnout since 1999, the Likud Party, headed by Netanyahu, garnered 32 seats. […]
After his right-religious bloc’s decisive victory in last week’s national elections, the Likud Party leader must navigate the process of handing out coveted ministerial positions.
Israeli opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu has tasked Likud Party ally Yariv Levin with beginning coalition negotiations, Israeli media reported on Thursday. Levin has already started reaching out to the party heads in Netanyahu’s right-religious bloc, which includes the Religious Zionism Party, Shas and United Torah Judaism, according to the Channel 12 report. With over 93% […]
“As a Black American Christian leader living in Israel, I certainly hope Mr. Gvir doesn’t see us in a negative light,” said COGIC Bishop Glenn Plummer.
The strength of the two countries’ relationship “has always been based on our shared interests, but importantly our shared values,” says State Dept. Spokesman Ned Price.
According to the partial count, the opposition leader’s right-religious bloc will pick up 67 seats, though this number will likely change as more ballots are processed.
If the tallies hold, the Likud Party leader is likely to be able to form a right-wing/religious coalition.
“Israeli Jews have been voting with their feet by going up to the Temple Mount,” says activist Michael Miller.