Will he or won’t he? This is the question looming over Israel these days concerning Prime Minister Netanyahu’s declared aim to start annexation in the West Bank on July 1st. … Read More ISRACAST CRYSTAL BALL – NETANYAHU MAY OPT FOR A MINI ANNEXATION
Never a dull moment in Israel! At the crack of dawn, my alarm clock jolted me awake. I was all set to write about the pros and cons concerning the … Read More SHOULD ISRAEL HOLD A NATIONAL REFERENDUM ON WEST BANK ANNEXATION?
One might have thought that finally, after three acrimonious campaigns, the new Likud and Blue and White cabinet ministers would have settled down and been busy as bees in their … Read More ISRAEL’S NEW ROTATION GOVERNMENT – “BEGINNING OF A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP?!”
And so it has finally begun – PM Benjamin Netanyahu lost his most recent legal battle in which he tried to duck out of the opening of his own trial, … Read More NETANYAHU NOW FACES THE MUSIC IN ISRAELI COURT!
05/17/2020 Headline Update: BIBI BRAGS HIS BLOATED CABINET IS A BARGAIN! Knesset approves the new cabinet comprised of 34 ministers. In defending the biggest cabinet ever, Bibi said that he … Read More NETANYAHU’S LAST-MINUTE HITCH: TOO MANY CHIEFS AND NOT ENOUGH INDIANS
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
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
Israelis and Palestinians are still reeling and will continue to do so for some time to come. Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu even thought he had the green light from Trump … Read More Trump Fallout – Israel Rejoices, Palestinians Denounce