Tag Archives: Netanyahu

From Israel: Glory Be! A New Government!!

The new Israeli government – Israel’s 37th with over 30 ministers – was sworn in today in the Knesset. At the beginning of the proceedings, incoming Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke, presenting the agenda of the new government: First, it would prevent Iran from “developing an arsenal of atomic weapons that …

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From Israel: Success!

Last night at midnight was the deadline for Binyamin Netanyahu to inform President Herzog that in accordance with the mandate he was given, he has been able to form a government. He placed that all-important call just 18 minutes before the deadline. Credit: Screenshot Then he tweeted: ala b’yadi, which …

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From Israel: “Slowly, Oh So Slowly!!”

First, an important housekeeping message.  There had been some trouble with linking to my website.  Several repairs/adjustments have been made and now access should be possible without a problem.  (In the unlikely event that you still encounter difficulty, it will be because of a lag time in when the repairs …

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From Israel: Vile and Insufferable!!

Let us put the title of this posting aside for the moment. We are moving close to the formation of a new right wing government – which, quite to the contrary – will be cause for considerable thanksgiving. Otzma Yehudit headed by Itamar Ben Gvir, the Religious Zionist Party headed …

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From Israel: An Imperative of Critical Importance!!

Once again, I begin by reporting a terror attack.  On Shabbat, an ultra-Orthodox man, 20, was stabbed in the back by a Palestinian Arab youth in Jerusalem’s Givat HaMivtar neighborhood, between French Hill and Ramat Eshkol in eastern Jerusalem. The attacker was from the Palestinian Arab village of Anata, outside …

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In this election we need to get it Right – Opinion

I believe that an across the board right-wing coalition, religious and secular, can and must address these issues. Elections in Israel can be viewed as punishments or as opportunities. I would suggest that the lengthy string of inconclusive outcomes preceding the recently dissolved government were the former. Conversely, the Bennett-Lapid …

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From Israel: “It Rests upon Our Shoulders!!

The shoulders of those Israelis who are true Zionists, and love our nation: who have been heartsick about the state of affairs here, and understand there is no time to be lost. Credit: Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum ~~~ I have been reporting on the situation in the Negev with the Bedouin; and …

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Israel’s leaders need to listen to the music of the latest US election results

Israel’s new something-for-everyone coalition government prides itself on its emphasis on restoring bilateral political support for Israel in the United States. Of course, this is a not-so-subtle slap at former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whom they perceive to have unduly favored the Republicans—meaning former U.S. President Donald Trump—thereby “endangering” longstanding …

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Into the fray: Because of Biden…Bibi.

Dispassionate analysis of the political deadlock in Israel will reveal that this state of suspended political animation is the result of nothing more than what the Jewish sages designated as “baseless hatred” among Jews. …take for example the vaccinations. Today he [Netanyahu] holds a press conference and declares there are …

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