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Stav Shaffir on Labor Party Entering Netanyahu Government

MK Stav Shaffir, the #3 on the Labor Party list in Israel, has long made it clear that she opposes her party’s entry into the governing coalition headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 82 more words

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Knesset on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Chairman of the  Helping Hand Coalition – Dr. Andre Gasiorowski had a privilege to  attend very special event, together with Israeli politicians, judges, survivors and other dignitaries gathered Thursday at the Knesset in Jerusalem for a Holocaust remembrance ceremony titled “Unto Every Person There is a Name”. 486 more words

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Weekend Perspective: The Curious Case of Yair Golan

Most people outside of the security establishment heard the name Yair Golan for the first time this week. As the Deputy Chief of Staff (COS) of the Israel Defense Forces he is the #2 soldier in Israel. 893 more words

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Weekend Perspective: Government Reshuffle or Government Shakeup?

Passover is over. The Knesset will open its eleven-week summer session on May 23. The Government will look different after the holiday. Expect changes to take place over the next three weeks that will include a cabinet reshuffle and perhaps a government shakeup. 1,657 more words

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Weekend Perspective: The Future of the Zionist Union Faction and the Labor Party – A look back at January 2011

To understand what is happening to the Labor Party today one must understand what happened in January 2011. On January 17, 2011, Defense Minister and Labor Party Leader Ehud Barak announced that he was splitting the party and forming the new Independence Faction along with senior Labor members such as Matan Vilnai and Shalom Simhon. 2,293 more words

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Why is this man sitting in the Knesset?

For all that we complain about the perfidy of the British, we have a lot to learn from them when it comes to tolerating antisemitism in the ranks of their politicians. 872 more words

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Weekend Perspective: The undecided factors of the next election

I’ve stressed this so many times before. When we ask in today’s polls “What party would you vote for if the election was today?” – It is a misleading question. 672 more words

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