Cabinet Post Disputes Delay Israeli Government Inauguration

The planned inauguration on Thursday of a unity government headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been postponed until Sunday, due to last-minute wrangling over cabinet appointments, an official...

It’s Official: New Israeli Government to Be Sworn in May 13

JNS.org – Israel will swear in a national unity government on May 13, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz agreed late on...

High Court Green Lights Netanyahu, Coalition Deal

By YONAH JEREMY BOB The Jerusalem Post An 11-judge panel of Israel's High Court at close to midnight on Wednesday green-lighted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next government as well...

Top Court Considers Coalition Deal, Netanyahu’s Political Fate

Israel‘s top court on Monday heard challenges to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bid to secure a governing coalition, with opposition figures arguing a deal on a new unity administration...

Lapid Wants to Keep Ganz From Becoming Prime Minister

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Yair Lapid apparently doesn’t want his former coalition partner Benny Gantz to become prime minister. Lapid told a meeting of a special Knesset committee formed to write...

Jewish Groups Welcome End to Israeli Political Impasse

Prominent US Jewish groups praised the news on Monday that Israel’s year-long political impasse was coming to an end, with the signing of a coalition agreement by the country’s...

Netanyahu, Gantz Sign Unity Government Agreement

By The Jerusalem Post After three elections and 17 months of election campaigns and coalition negotiations, Likud and Blue and White announced Monday evening that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and...

Yair Netanyahu Tweets Death Wish to Protesters of Unity Government

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A protest in Tel Aviv against establishing a unity government in Israel that includes Benjamin Netanyahu led the prime minister’s son Yair to tweet, “I hope...

Knesset Given Mandate to Form Israeli Government

The Israeli parliament was officially handed the difficult task of forming a coalition government on Thursday, setting the clock for lawmakers to attempt to avert yet another election. President Reuven...

Gantz Gets 48 Additional Hours to Form Government

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Benny Gantz was given a 48-hour extension of his mandate to form a government. President Reuven Rivlin extended the two-week deadline by another two days on Monday....
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