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So Much for Israeli Democracy

Last week, the Israeli High Court upheld the Anti-Boycott Law passed by the Knesset (Israeli parliament) in July 2011. The law targets Israeli opponents of the occupation who call for boycotting settlement products and/or Israel as an economic pressure tool to compel an end to an occupation that is nearing its 50th year. 634 more words

Holocaust Remembrance Day- A photo project

This is not a regular post. I’m not even sure if I have a point to make. Today was Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, set on the Hebrew date, the 27th of the month of NIssan, of the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto. 1,060 more words

Current Affairs

Netanyahu’s Fourth Cabinet

Netanyahu’s Fourth Cabinet

Prime Minister Netanyahu will work to sign coalition agreements with Kulanu, Bayit Yehudi, Shas, UTJ and Yisrael Beitenu over the next few weeks. 700 more words


MKs may turn the air blue, but Knesset is Earth’s greenest parliament

by Renee Ghert-Zand
April 8, 2015

With solar roofs, recycled paper, auto-close computers and air conditioners, NIS 7 million energy-saving project producing a more sustainable legislature… 124 more words

Israel & Middle East

The Israeli Parliamentary Elections & What They Mean For Israel-United States Relations

Yasmine Akkad

On March 17, 2015 Israeli parliamentary elections were held, resulting in the re-election of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of the center-right Likud party.  Despite Mr. 736 more words

President Obama

20th Knesset - Day 1 (Summary of Yesterday's Session)

The Opening of the 20th Knesset

At 4 PM Knesset Secretary Yardena Meller-Horowitz opened the 20th Knesset session by introducing the President. President Reuven Rivlin gave the first speech of the 20th Knesset. 521 more words


Netanyahu: Picking Up the Pieces

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won re-election by a surprisingly strong margin, despite polls repeatedly showing the incumbent neck-and-neck with center-left Zionist Unionist party member, Isaac Herzog. 488 more words