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  • Israel’s election: It’s the economy, stupid

    March 16, 2015 | 4:33 pm

    Ambassador Michael Oren and professor Manuel Trajtenberg, both immigrants who have served as Benjamin Netanyahu’s most respected — and visible — public servants, have joined campaigns against the Likud. Their voices reflect 11th-hour polling suggesting the Israeli electorate is...

  • Israel’s Rivlin seeks to cure ‘disease’ of racism

    October 24, 2014 | 11:12 am

    Israel’s president fills a largely ceremonial role — meeting with foreign dignitaries, representing the government at state funerals and other official gatherings. But the office’s new occupant has embraced a challenge not inherent to the job: curbing what he sees as an epidemic of...

  • Israel: Love it or leave it?

    May 7, 2014 | 10:27 am

    One in six Jewish Israelis would move to another country if given the opportunity.

    That’s one of the many takeaways from survey results just released by the Israel Democracy Institute think tank one day after Israel’s 66th Independence Day.

    IDI’s survey covers only Jewish...

  • Poll: More Israelis viewing Obama favorably, though trust is an issue

    March 19, 2013 | 2:26 pm

    More Israelis are seeing President Obama as friendly toward the Jewish state, but still many don't trust the U.S. leader, according to a new poll.

    The poll released Monday -- two days before Obama makes his first visit to Israel as president -- found that 36.5 percent of the 600...

  • Poll: Israelis warming up, slightly, to Obama on eve of visit

    March 19, 2013 | 8:29 am

    Israelis are warming up to Barack Obama, but only slightly, according to a new opinion poll published on the eve of the U.S. president's visit to Israel.

    Obama arrives in the Jewish state on Wednesday for the first time as president, hoping to reassure a wary Israeli public of...

  • Kadima crumbles, Labor emphasizes social issues and Likud still dominates

    December 6, 2012 | 11:16 am

    Two months ago, the strategy for victory was clear: To unseat Benjamin Netanyahu in elections on Jan. 22, Israel’s handful of center-left parties had to unite under one banner and choose a leader who could challenge the Israeli prime minister on issues of diplomacy and security.