Jewish Journal

  • Bibi Faces Moment of Truth

    By Leslie Susser

    March 4, 2009 | 3:15 am

    Pressed to take a firm stand on the two-state solution, Benjamin Netanyahu’s moment of truth may have come sooner than he wanted.

    Despite strong international and domestic pressure, Israel’s prime minister-designate is refusing to come out in support of the idea of two states...

  • Clinton: Palestinian Relief Aimed at Statehood

    Jewish Telegraphic Agency

    March 2, 2009 | 7:18 pm

    The United States will use Palestinian emergency relief as a platform toward a two-state solution, Hillary Rodham Clinton said.

    The U.S. secretary of state formally announced the U.S. contribution of $900 million at an international donors’ conference Monday in the Egyptian...

  • What Will Bibi’s Government Look Like?

    by Uriel Heilman, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

    February 20, 2009 | 4:42 pm

    When Israeli President Shimon Peres designated Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu on Friday to form Israel’s next government, one key question about Israel’s next government was answered but many others were left unresolved.

    Unlike Kadima leader Tzipi Livni, who had the opportunity to become...

  • How and Why Israel Lost the General Election

    By Shira Kaplan

    February 19, 2009 | 1:57 am

    A week after the general election, Israelis still do not know who will be their prime minister — Tzipi Livni or Benjamin Netanyahu. 

    The lack of clarity underlines the weakness of a political system that is archaic, unstable and overall problematic.

    If there are any losers in...

  • Israel Election 2009: Parsing the Vote

    by Uriel Heilman, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

    February 11, 2009 | 6:16 pm

    In the chaos of the day after Israel’s election, the possibilities for who will lead Israel’s next government, and with what sort of coalition, seem endless.

    However, if the parties are categorized by ideology, the noteworthy consequences of this election immediately become clear:...

  • Lieberman’s Moment

    By Dina Kraft

    February 11, 2009 | 6:11 pm

  • Lieberman’s Moment

    By Dina Kraft

    February 11, 2009 | 6:11 pm

    “Lieberman! Lieberman! Lieberman!” a cluster of young Israelis shouted into megaphones as Avigdor Lieberman, leader of the nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu Party, made yet another stop on his Election Day tour.

    “Ashdod: Vote Lamed for Lieberman,” their voices boomed across a...

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