Incredible! After three elections in a year, we finally have a new government led by, surprise, surprise, Bibi Netanyahu. The “startup nation” finally did it after being split down the … Read More ISRAEL: NEW GOVERNMENT SAILS INTO UNCHARTERED WATERS OF COVID-19 AND POSSIBLE WEST BANK ANNEXATION
Today, the banner headline in Haaretz newspaper reads, “In closed conversations, the PM has warned that if the Supreme Court bars him from forming the new government, the masses will … Read More NETANYAHU WARNS ISRAEL’S SUPREME COURT: “DO NOT BAR ME FROM SERVING AGAIN AS PRIME MINISTER!”
It was the most dramatic step so far – tantamount to total war with corona! The government imposed a full curfew before and after the Seder – the Passover festive … Read More ISRAEL DECLARES TOTAL WAR ON CORONAVIRUS
Israeli scientists will apparently be the first in the world to start testing the vaccine. This experimental, cortisone-derived treatment (which has also been used to treat Nile Fever and a … Read More Israeli scientists to start testing a corona vaccine on infected patients
It’s really quite simple: Blue and White leader Benny Gantz explored every nook and cranny and then concluded that he could not form a new coalition government. The only atrocious … Read More Gantz Startles Israel by Joining Netanyahu Government!
A second guru of the Left, Raviv Drucker, has also called on the Blue and White party, led by Benny Gantz, to join a national emergency cabinet under acting Prime … Read More Israel Update: The Corona Tipping Point?
By the time you read this, the first Israeli victim of corona may have died. An 89-year-old Jerusalem woman has been in critical condition for several days now. Five more … Read More Israel Mobilizes IDF, Shabak, and Mossad Secret Services to Combat Corona
It was a masterful performance. Active Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu announced new dramatic steps of closing schools and universities in his latest action to check the mounting coronavirus threat. So … Read More Corona crisis likely to persuade Gantz to now join “national emergency cabinet” under Netanyahu’s leadership
Tempers are flaring on both sides after a third successive election ended in another dead heat. Likud leader and acting Prime Minister, Bibi Netanyahu has charged that Benny Gantz and … Read More Is Israel Careening Toward Civil War?
As I gaze down on the valley from my home in (Western) Jerusalem, a thick white mist obscures the landscapes below. This resembles the current state of affairs after President … Read More Uncertainty and Palestinian Violence in the Wake of Trump Peace Plan