As the country goes on lockdown, two branches of government—parliament and judiciary—risk being suspended indefinitely, as Netanyahu casts himself as the only man fit to lead the nation through the crisis.
A 24-hour barrage of rockets from Gaza is the last thing the beleaguered prime ministers needs.
Electric scooters are helping people move about a massively congested cities with underdeveloped public transport—but poor regulation means accidents and injuries are rife.
The longtime Israeli prime minister is at risk of losing both his chair and his party leadership—while his rival Benny Gantz is continuing to grow on the electorate.
Charged with bribery, Israel's PM intends to go down fighting—even if this means what little trust Israelis have in the rule of law along the way.
Israel continues to be run by a transitional government with limited powers, and a parliament that cannot enact laws. Some have begun to say, only half-jokingly, that it might be better this way
If Trump could give up on the Kurds abruptly, without warning, how can we be sure he won't do the same to us?
Neither Netanyahu nor his challengers are able to form a government, for the second time in a row—and Netanyahu himself may soon be up on corruption charges. There's no playbook for this.
Netanyahu lost in April, forced a rerun and lost even worse. Now the only question is will he step away into retirement, or toward trial and potentially prison.
Losing the election rerun might spell out more than a fall from power for Israel's longest-serving prime minister. It might land him in jail.
The president doesn't understand that Jewish support for the Democrats has nothing to do with Israel. It has to do with the question of anti-Semitism and inclusiveness.
There is nothing black and white about the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians; it is a struggle with many shades of grey.
We must start treating the other the same way we wish to be treated—be they Palestinian, Filipino, Central American migrant or Syrian refugees in Germany.
Much could change between now and election day, but this re-run election is already shaping up to be very different from the original.
The absurdity and disconnect from reality of Kushner's remarks were followed by bewildering developments on Israel's domestic political scene.
Tech giants are finally beginning to vet content, but only on their own terms, accountable to no one. This isn't good enough.
Tel Aviv is often referred to as "a bubble inside Israel." For the last two weeks, we have been living in a bubble, inside the bubble.
Israelis, both right and left, are much less optimistic that peace lies in our immediate future.
Israel's high-tech ecosystem was cultivated by its military elite, but it increasingly draws on talents from two minorities: Israeli Arabs and the Ultra-Orthodox.
Netanyahu is hitting his rival with everything he does and does not have—and they're not holding back, either.
Despite conservative media trying to minimize them, the charges against Netnayahu are severe.
When Netanyahu called an early election he had every reason to expect a cakewalk. Now he's falling behind his centrist rivals for the first time.
Netanyahu should have cruised to victory, but the unexpected popularity of his chief rival and ominous noises from the prosecution say otherwise.
Israeli companies are criticized when dictators use their technology to clamp down on dissent. Can anything be done?
Ehud Barak, Israel's most decorated soldier and a former prime minister, has released a new book—and he has plenty to say about his onetime coalition partner.