Politics

Bennett-Shaked hold key meeting

Bennett-Shaked hold key meeting

New Right Party head Naftali Bennett and former justice minister Ayelet Shaked met on Saturday night to discuss their political future and the proper way for the right-wing bloc to run in the election. The meeting took place in Tel Aviv and was not open to media coverage. Shaked’s first […]

by August 3, 2019
Shaked to announce her future Sunday night

Shaked to announce her future Sunday night

Former justice minister Ayelet Shaked summoned thousands of her supporters for an announcement on her political furture at Ramat Gan‘s Kfar Hamaccabiah on Sunday night. Shaked and her political ally Naftali Bennett have agreed to run together again under the New Right banner in the September 17 election and will […]

by August 3, 2019
Yair Lapid opposes ambassador to U.S. Dermer‘s term extension

Yair Lapid opposes ambassador to U.S. Dermer‘s term extension

"I strongly oppose the extension of Ron Dermer‘s appointment as the Ambassador to the United States by a transitional government," tweeted Blue and White‘s number two Yair Lapid on Sunday. Lapid wrote that "Dermer is not really an ambassador, he is [Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu‘s political emissary." He added that […]

by August 3, 2019
Ayelet Shaked: We won’t ask for Defense Ministry

Ayelet Shaked: We won’t ask for Defense Ministry

The New Right will not ask for the Defense Ministry if it joins the next government as part of lessons learned from its unsuccessful campaign in April, New Right leader Ayelet Shaked told The Jerusalem Post on a campaign stop in Efrat on Monday. Shaked and her political ally Naftali […]

by August 3, 2019