Tag Archives: Isaac Herzog

Netanyahu’s appointment of Liberman as Defence Minister: Gewald on the Left, cautious welcome on the right

The last few days in have been a roller-coaster in Israeli politics, with coalition talks going on behind the scenes – but constantly leaked to the public – between Likud and, alternately, Zionist Union and Yisrael Beitenu. In the end, … Continue reading

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Israeli elections: who is the likely winner?

After my depressing last post, it was slightly heartening to read some differing views without the usual vituperation on who the pundits think the likely winner of the elections will be. It is also rather educational to learn about how … Continue reading

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A dirty, nasty election campaign

You may have noticed that I have been studiously avoiding writing about the approaching Israeli elections, due to take place next Tuesday. This is not because I have nothing to say about them. On the contrary, I have too much … Continue reading

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The US is interfering in Israel’s elections despite Obama’s ostensible “reluctance”

One of the prime reasons given by President Barack Obama for his objection to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress about the dangers of a deal with Iran and his further refusal to meet with Netanyahu is that … Continue reading

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