Israel Elections March 2015
Election news & updates from the press
Announced on the 2nd December, 2014 Israel will be going to the polls yet again. March 17th, 2015 is the date that has been set for the elections. Only 2 years have passed since the last elections. Countdown to the 20th Israel Elections has begun. Who is likely to win and who is going home?
Event at Tel Aviv University devolves into shouting match. 'That is the way of the left,' Bennett responds, 'to run away and not to listen.'
In Munich, VP and secretary discuss security with opposition leader, who says Netanyahu will face ‘complete boycott’ by Obama administration in March
47 days to go: Kahlon declined Netanyahu's offer of treasury in exchange for merger; stormy day for Habayit Hayehudi: Eli Ohana, Dani Dayan quit; Right-wing MKs submit petition to disqualify Israeli Arab MK Haneen Zoabi.
PM Benjamin Netanyahu will reportedly be offering the reserved spot for women on the Likud list, position #11, to Caroline Glick, according to an Israel Channel 10 report.
Yisrael Beytenu list for 20th Knesset features two women in top three slots; Safed Mayor Ilan Shohat takes fourth place, journalist Sharon Gal in fifth.
The Likud must remove an ad featuring children dressed up as party leaders Tzipi Livni, Naftali Bennett, Avigdor Liberman and Yair Lapid playing wildly in a preschool was posted online over the weekend
The Likud must remove an ad featuring children dressed up as party leaders Tzipi Livni, Naftali Bennett, Avigdor Liberman and Yair Lapid playing wildly in a preschool was posted online over the weekend, Central Elections Committee chairman Justice Salim Joubran ruled on Tuesday.
Orthodox MK Elazar Stern adopted Yesh Atid's party line on allowing public transportation on Shabbat at a Tel Aviv press conference with party leader Yair Lapid Sunday in which he announced he was joining the party.
Netanyahu blasts Labor-Hatnua party list, says there is a ‘huge gulf’ between Likud and new ‘radical left, anti-Zionist’ political bloc
The combined Labor-Hatnua list would win three more Knesset seats than the Likud, 25 to 22, if the election were held now, according to a Panels Research poll taken for The Jerusalem Post and its Hebrew sister publication, Maariv Sof Hashavua.
In new campaign video, Jewish Home party leader says it’s time to stop saying sorry and start loving Israel..
While 53% want a new prime minister, voters are divided on who might be a worthy successor...
Shas leader Deri wins backing of Ovadia Yosef's daughter; Lieberman accuses Likud of 'hysterics'; former settler leader to run for Habayit Hayehudi place; MK Stern: I won't leave Hatnuah.
Yishai will likely be pushed out of haredi party over spat with party chairmain Aryeh Deri; sources close to Yishai say he's considering teaming up with Uri Ariel to form new party...
Prime minister stresses wider benefits from exempting food instead of housing, as rival Lapid had planned. Kicking off his election campaign on Monday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised he would act to exempt basic food products from the 18% value-added tax and double the grants awarded to newly demobilized soldiers...
From the budget to nutrition campaigns, housing to hospitals, the apparently imminent election has shunted many pressing plans and programs into the back seat...
It was hours after Prime Minister Netanyahu decided to dissolve the Knesset that the pollsters were at work. By prime time, when Netanyahu gave his speech that doubled as a campaign launch, the first major television polls were out. How much faith should the public put in these early figures?
A number of new trends that have surfaced, or are at least more prominent now than they were at the ballot box in 2013, could affect the outcome in this round of voting.
The disastrous meeting between Benjamin Netanyahu and Yair Lapid on Monday night succeeded in only one aspect: It put the third Netanyahu government out of its 20-month misery. There’s no official date yet but there is now no question that 2015 will be an election year in Israel...
PM knows this election will be about whether he deserves a fourth term.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened his election campaign Tuesday night with a televised speech in which he detailed, at excessive length, all his woes as head of a nasty government full of ministers who insulted him, provoked him and plotted a “putsch” against him. He described how they forced him to approve the zero-VAT bill and to approve criminal sanctions on draft-dodging yeshiva students......
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