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Ethiopian Israelis remain bitter amid govt’s pledge to fight racism

By AMLAKIE ZELEKE,  Correspondent   MAY 22, 2015


round a thousand Ethiopian Israelis marched in Tel Aviv earlier this week to protest against institutional racism in Israel. 466 more words


The Hypocrisy of Using Prejudice to Condemn Prejudice 

Ayelet Shaked is a member of Israeli Knesset and the former office director for the office of Benjamin Netanyahu. In 2012, she left the Likud Party to join the Jewish Home and on 14 May, 2015, she was appointed by Netanyahu to be Israel’s Minister of Justice. 375 more words

Committee Appointments and Chairs

Committee Appointments and Chairs

Will update as week goes on
12 Knesset Committee Chairs

Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee – Tzachi Hanegbi (Likud)

Appropriations Committee – Moshe Gafni (UTJ) 342 more words


Netanyahu's swearing-in speech draws roars of laughter from Arab MPs

You don’t need to know Hebrew to find the humour in Netanyahu’s swearing in speech during Friday’s Knesset session:

From the London Review of Books: 174 more words

Phase 3 Complete - 61-59: Israel's 34th Government, Netanyahu's 4th

Phase Three was finally completed on May 14th 2015, almost two months after the election, following the 61-59 vote in the Knesset plenum.

Israel’s 34th Government (Netanyahu’s 4th) 297 more words


London, We Have A Problem: Why British Pollsters Were So Dreadfully, Terribly Wrong

Michael Barone writes: “The world may have a polling problem.” That’s the headline on a blogpost by Nate Silver, the wunderkind founder of the fivethirthyeight.com website. 369 more words


Full Text Israel Political Brief May 13, 2015: PM Netanyahu's Remarks at the Knesset Special Session Marking Victory Over Nazi Germany Day



PM Netanyahu’s Remarks at the Knesset Special Session Marking Victory Over Nazi Germany Day

Source: PMO, 5-13-15… 1,158 more words

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