Benjamin Netanyahu’s Short-Lived Mandate Reveals a Historical Shift

September 30, 2019

On September 26, The Jerusalem Post announced that, even after his widely reported defeat in the latest round of Israeli elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been invited to return to power, at least temporarily. In an article with the title, “Reuven Rivlin Gives Netanyahu Mandate to...

Can Benjamin Netanyahu Be Defeated?

September 09, 2019

There is barely a week left until the most fateful elections in Israeli history. Will we continue down the road toward joining the troubled illiberal democracies that are proliferating around the world, like Viktor Orban’s Hungary, Jair Bolsonaro’s Brazil, Rodrigo Duterte’s Philippines,...

Netanyahu: What’s Annexed on His Agenda?

September 02, 2019

With elections looming again after the failure of Benjamin Netanyahu to form a majority coalition, The Times of Israel reports on the prime minister’s latest promise intended to seduce extreme right-wing Zionist nationalists: “ith the help of God we will apply Jewish sovereignty to all...

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Struggle with Time

May 15, 2019

Before the courts decide whether Benjamin Netanyahu will have to do time for corruption and fraud, the Israeli president has mercifully given him “more time” to build a coalition for a new government. Following the very close outcome of Israel’s recent election that gave no party a...