Joe Biden Bows to Force Majeure Kneeling before Israelis is latest indication of who rules in Washington

If one were only limited to viewing or reading the US mainstream media the story of how President Joe Biden went down on his knees to honor two visiting Israelis would never have surfaced. Fortunately, the story did make considerable waves in both the Israeli…

“If we see a different approach from the Blue and White side and cooperation within the government, instead of a government within a government, we can continue to work together.

If not, everyone can understand that this will lead to elections,” the prime minister said. Under the coalition deal between the Likud party, led by Netanyahu, and Blue and White, the two agreed to pass a budget running through 2021. Netanyahu, however, is now insisting…

“In 48 hours we can bring to an end the worst government in the history of the country.

In 48 hours we’ll vote on a law to disperse the Knesset,” Lapid said. He called on Blue and White, which he ran with during three election campaigns but split from over Gantz’s decision to join a Netanyahu-led government, to stop being “accomplices” of the…

Gantz said planning to back Wednesday vote to call new elections

Report claims Blue and White leader will announce decision sometime before motion comes up, but sides still may be holding out hope for compromise to stave off 4th poll in 2 years Defense Minister Benny Gantz’s Blue and White party is expected to give initial…

Labor party will back vote for new elections, ending government ‘paralysis’

Economy Minister Peretz says state budget has been taken ‘hostage’ by Netanyahu, Welfare Minister Shmuli declares ‘no point in continuing’ unity coalition The Labor party on Tuesday said it would back a bill to disband the Knesset and call early elections, amid widespread speculation that…

Report: Netanyahu took part in effort with US, Saudi Arabia to pressure Jordan

Washington Post says Israeli intelligence agencies told King Abdullah II they weren’t involved in alleged plot against him, appeared to suggest the PM was to blame Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was involved in efforts by the United States and Saudi Arabia to pressure Jordan’s King…

Israeli Lawmaker Defies Hamas Threats, Promises To Hold Jerusalem Day Flag March

Israeli MK Itamar Ben-Gvir, head of the right-wing Otzma Yehudit party, has said he plans to walk the “full route” of a planned march celebrating Jerusalem Day whether or not the police agree to watching over the event. Ben-Gvir said in a statement Tuesday that…

WATCH: Tony Blinken Declines to Confirm Israeli Sovereignty over Golan Heights

Secretary of State Tony Blinken declined Monday to confirm that the U.S. recognizes Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, when asked directly by Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) about the issue at the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Israel captured the area in the Six Day War…

Poll: Public prefers Bennett-Lapid gov’t to election, but few expect it to last

Survey for Channel 12 also shows more Israelis trust Yamina chief than Netanyahu, and more Israelis blame the premier for the failure to form a right-wing government A plurality of Israelis prefer the prospective power-sharing government of Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid to new elections,…

Gantz ups pressure on Netanyahu as coalition teeters on brink of collapse

Blue and White head instructs party to advance contentious laws without backing of Likud in move that could bring down government; PM: ‘We’ll vote against elections, and for unity’ Amid growing speculation Israelis will soon find themselves at the ballot box for the fourth time…