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To get a sense of just how bad Russia’s sudden about face is for Israel, it’s important to remember what jolted Netanyahu into action six years ago

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) How Putin Understands the Lapid-Bennett Government by Caroline Glick July 31, 2021 Thursday it was reported that the IDF is planning to change its tactics in Syria and will base its operations against Iranian … Continue reading

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“In ongoing fracas around Yair Lapid’s speech on antisemitism’s place in the family of hatreds comes an unstated reckoning between Zionist expectations and a bitter reality”

TIMES OF ISRAEL A hatred that dwells alone? Antisemitism debate cuts to heart of Zionist vision by Haviv Rettig Gur July 26, 2021 On July 14, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid suggested in a speech that antisemitism was not as special … Continue reading

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“The new Israeli government — which combines parties from the right to the far-left and includes an Arab political party in the coalition — has received positive gestures from across the Middle East”

THE HILL Israel Is Making New Friends, with Netanyahu Out of Office by Seth J. Frantzman July 26, 2021 Nineteen years after Israel’s observer status at the African Union was ended during the Second Intifada, Israel’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid … Continue reading

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“Naftali Bennett is the first kippah-clad prime minister in Israel’s history but he got there by betraying principle for position, which is why he is the most hated politician in Israel among his spurned former allies in the religious bloc”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Bennett and the Religious Zionist elite by Caroline Glick July 2, 2021 The biggest media story of the week in Israel was the fall of the town of Evyatar in Samaria. Evyatar is located … Continue reading

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“Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett thanks President Joe Biden for his recent support for Israel during the Gaza war”

JNS Biden congratulates Bennett, agrees to work closely on regional security, Iran by Staff June 13, 2021 Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett spoke with U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday just hours after the Israeli leader was sworn into office. … Continue reading

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PM-designate Bennett defends deal with Lapid: ‘My core vow was to get Israel out of the chaos’; retracts charge that Ra’am’s Abbas is ‘terror supporter,’ calls him honest, brave

TIMES OF ISRAEL Bennett: ‘I told my kids their father will be the most hated person in Israel’ by Raoul Wootliff June 4, 2021 In his first interview since signing an agreement that would see him lead a government to … Continue reading

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Bennett, Abbas finalize coalition deal. New governing coalition has been formed and is prepared to replace Netanyahu

JERUSALEM POST Lapid tells Rivlin: I have succeeded in forming coalition with Bennett by Gil Hoffman June 3, 2021 A new governing coalition has been formed and is prepared to replace Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, opposition leader Yair Lapid officially … Continue reading

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Will the judges in the Netanyahu trial have the courage to admit that the case was carelessly stitched together?

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Case 4,000 falling apart, makes mockery of prosecution by Gilad Zwick May 26, 2021 …On the morning of Ben-Ari’s opening argument, I published an article that focused on the huge holes in the prosecution’s … Continue reading

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Netanyahu: “We’re not standing with a stopwatch in our hand; rather, we are making sure to meet the goals of this operation”

JERUSALEM POST Netanyahu determined to continue Gaza operation despite pressure from Biden by Lahav Harkov, Tovah Lazaroff May 20, 2021 US President Joe Biden told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu he expects Israel to move towards a ceasefire with Hamas on … Continue reading

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President Rivlin entrusted Lapid with forming a government on Wednesday; he will have 28 days to build a coalition, concluding on June 2

JERUSALEM POST Lapid, Bennett hope to form government within a week by Gil Hoffman May 5, 2021 Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Yamina chairman Naftali Bennett intend to engage in marathon talks to form a unity government beginning Thursday … Continue reading

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