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“Israel’s confusing plethora of small parties actually keeps Ḥaredim and Israeli Arabs, in particular, from becoming too alienated”

MOSAIC How Israel’s Electoral System Brings the Country’s Fringes Into Its Center by Evelyn Gordon April 9, 2019 Like Haviv Rettig Gur in “How and Why Israelis Vote,” I, too, think the advantages of Israel’s parliamentary system outweigh its disadvantages, … Continue reading

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Caroline Glick: “Every once in a while, over the past year or two, I found myself wondering whether I should throw my hat into the ring and enter politics”

JERUSALEM POST Caroline Glick speaks out about her decision to join Shaked, Bennett by Caroline B. Glick January 4, 2019 …This brings me to my decision this week to move to a new stop on my Zionist journey. This week … Continue reading

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“For a change, there was no daylight between the views Pence outlined in the Knesset and those of his Israeli hosts” [VIDEO]

NATIONAL REVIEW Trump in the Middle East: Note Who Curses America, and Who Blesses It by Yoram Hazony January 23, 2018 President Donald Trump has promised that in the Middle East under his presidency, “there are many things that can … Continue reading

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On anniversary of Jerusalem’s liberation U.S. Congress will celebrate Jerusalem Day together with Knesset by video conference

YNET Congress to celebrate belated Jerusalem Day by Amihai Attali May 29, 2017 Jerusalem Day—marking the 50th anniversary of reunification of the city following an Israeli victory in the 1967 Six Day War—will be celebrated for the first time in … Continue reading

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Yishai Fleisher, International Spokesman for Hebron Jewish Community, running for Knesset on Zehut party list

ARUTZ SHEVA Zehut party candidate: ‘More Zionism, Less Cynicism’ by Mordechai Sones February 27, 2017 …The New York Times recently published an article by Fleisher entitled A Settler’s View of Israel’s Future, in which he decried the two-state solution and … Continue reading

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Judea and Samaria Settlement Regulation Law “makes it harder for Israel to stick to its longstanding policy of permanent indecision in the West Bank”

TIMES OF ISRAEL The true significance of Israel’s settlement legalization law by Haviv Rettig Gur February 7, 2017 Criticism of the Regulation Law that passed Monday in the Knesset has been visceral and widespread. It comes from Israeli politicians on … Continue reading

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Knesset Ethics Committee suspends Balad MKs Zoabi, Ghattas and Zahalka for meeting with terrorists’ families [PMW VIDEO]

ISRAEL HAYOM Israeli Arab MKs temporarily suspended from Knesset by Gideon Allon and Staff February 9, 2016 The Knesset Ethics Committee temporarily suspended Israeli Arab MKs Hanin Zoabi, Basel Ghattas and Jamal Zahalka from parliament Monday, after determining a meeting … Continue reading

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