January 17, 2013 | 10:07 am
Netanyahu would like to add Lapid or Livni or both to the coalition, but his problem is obvious: Lapid and Livni both lead parties with members who are very critical of the prime minister’s presumed foot-dragging on the peace process.
January 10, 2013 | 5:47 pm
Here's the apparent paradox: the spread between the two blocs is as wide as ever, but the pundits and the statisticians constantly warn Israelis that the actual election outcome might be noticeably different than the projected outcome.
January 10, 2013 | 9:51 am
The percentage of undecided or uncertain Israeli voters – namely, the number of people still willing to reconsider their positions – is quite significant. So what does it mean?
January 1, 2013 | 6:58 pm
How can Netanyahu be happy when the party of his dreams, the great merged Likud-Beitenu is, ailing and bleeding mandates?
January 1, 2013 | 9:24 am
This week, we chronicle the dramatic decline of Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Lieberman's Likud-Beiteinu Party.
December 27, 2012 | 6:16 pm
The right and the left can engage in as much infighting as they like - the size of the blocs doesn't change.
December 27, 2012 | 8:38 am
Guess what? Benjamin Netanyahu is still going to be Israel's next prime minister.
December 18, 2012 | 5:35 pm
Will Netanyahu build on his home base majority of right-wingers, or will he try to broaden his coalition by luring in parties to his left?
December 13, 2012 | 4:14 pm
For the first time, the Likud-Right-Religious bloc reaches 70 mandates, and more depressing for the Center-Left bloc - it comes a week after the parties and candidates registered, and there are no more changes before Election Day.
December 13, 2012 | 9:02 am
Prime Minister Netanyahu is being criticized all around the world. A barrage of criticism, in fact.
December 6, 2012 | 8:21 am
Today we will finally know who is really running; to be precise, today we will finally know who isn’t running, and who says that they are.
December 6, 2012 | 7:58 am
What really counts in Israel, now more than ever, is not the party, but the bloc. Parties (in Israel) come and go, political blocs are forever.
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