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  • The partisan politics of an Israeli sexual harassment drama

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 30, 2015 | 4:00 am

    A political storm involving Israeli Knesset Member Yinon Magal has been dominating Israel's news media in the last week. A tempest in a teapot compared to other news: Russia punishing Turkey for downing a Russian aircraft, Europe grappling with the aftershocks of terrorism, the...

  • Haredi draft: Optimistic and pessimistic scenarios

    By Shmuel Rosner

    February 27, 2013 | 7:28 am

    Israel's coalition talks are currently stalled. They are stalled mainly over differences concerning the integration of Haredis, the ultra-Orthodox Jews, into mainstream society.

    To make a very long story short: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants his new coalition to include...

  • The Rosner-Fuchs Exchange, Part 3: Had There Been Doubts About Bibi…

    By Shmuel Rosner

    February 15, 2013 | 5:54 am

    Professor Camil Fuchs, who has been a valuable contributor to Rosner's Domain for the past year, is a veteran Israeli statistician. He is a Professor of Statistics at Tel Aviv University, where he has also served as head of the Department of Statistics and Operations Research, and...

  • The 2013 campaign: 5 days, 34 mandates, 67 votes, 8 lost - or maybe not

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 17, 2013 | 9:07 am

    Election Day is just a few days away, so focusing our attention mostly on Israeli politics seems natural – if exhausting at times. What we have for you today are two things:



    The updated Poll Trend Tracker (by Prof. Camil Fuchs) and its weekly analysis of the polling...

  • Are Israelis already thinking about the next round? 11 short notes, 2 great graphs

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 6, 2013 | 8:49 am

    This is going to be short, as I'm sure you have no time for long election coverage, especially as we all know who's going to be the next PM.


    Don't waste too much of your time paying attention to a possible "united bloc" of the center-left. A. Because this is mostly spin...

  • Counting mandates, counting Jews

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 27, 2012 | 7:38 am


    We've updated our Israel Poll Trend tracker, and guess what? Netanyahu is still going to be Israel's next prime minister. While political campaigns and battles are what Israelis are now busy with and talking about, the graph of the political blocs is resistant to change....