Tagged: Israeli Elections

Israel Election Guide 2020

Israel Election Guide 2020

The IMEU shares a guide to the 2020 Israeli elections and the candidates involved.

on February 26, 2020
‘Tibi, Not Bibi’: The Palestinian Who Stood up to Pence on Why He Could Be the Region’s Next Leader
Jack Moore, Newsweek

‘Tibi, Not Bibi’: The Palestinian Who Stood up to Pence on Why He Could Be the Region’s Next Leader

Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics revealed a figure on Monday that will concern the country's nationalistic right wing: As many Muslims (6.5 million) now live alongside Jews (6.44 million) between the River Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea. But for one man in the midst of the Israeli-Palestinian quagmire, that number is full of encouragement.

on March 28, 2018
In Their Own Words: Senior Israeli Officials on the Palestinian Question Fact Sheets
IMEU

In Their Own Words: Senior Israeli Officials on the Palestinian Question

The IMEU's latest fact sheet summarizes the views of senior officials in the new extreme Israeli right-wing government towards the Palestinians, in their own words.

on May 27, 2015
American Jewish Leader On U.S.-Israel Policy
HuffPost Live

American Jewish Leader On U.S.-Israel Policy

In a New York Times op-ed, American Jewish leader Henry Siegman says Israel's far-right victory is an opening for America's peace policy in the region. He joins to discuss what the U.S. can do to pave the way for Palestinian statehood.

on May 19, 2015
The New Israeli Government: Consolidating Apartheid Fact Sheets
IMEU

The New Israeli Government: Consolidating Apartheid

As Israel forms its new coalition government, this IMEU fact sheet provides an overview of the parties and notable ministers in the new government and their views towards the Palestinians.

on May 11, 2015
Netanyahu Coalition Seen Keeping U.S.-Israel Relations Frosty
David Lerman, Bloomberg

Netanyahu Coalition Seen Keeping U.S.-Israel Relations Frosty

Hours after a new Israeli government was formed, U.S. President Barack Obama issued an obligatory statement saying he “looks forward to working with” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his slender coalition of conservative parties.

on May 7, 2015
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ‘strikes a coalition deal’
The Independent

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ‘strikes a coalition deal’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to form a new coalition government with a far-right ultranationalist party. Jewish Home advocates annexation of parts of occupied territory that the Palestinians seek for their own nation state. The coalition, which also includes United Torah Judaism, Shas and Kulanu, will have the slimmest of majorities with 61 out of the parliament’s 120 MPs.

on May 6, 2015
They’re Palestinians, not ‘Israeli Arabs’
Saree Makdisi, The Los Angeles Times

They’re Palestinians, not ‘Israeli Arabs’

n you imagine reading an editorial in a respected newspaper today discussing the rights of "Negroes" or "Chinamen"? Probably not. And yet, like other newspapers in this country, The Times continues to use the generic term "Arabs" or "Israeli Arabs" to refer to the Palestinians who live inside Israel, falsely distinguishing them from the Palestinians who live in the territories occupied by Israel in 1967 or those who were driven into exile during the destruction of Palestine in 1948.

on March 27, 2015
An Angry White House Vows to Confront Netanyahu, But Will It End Key U.S. Support for Occupation?
Democracy Now!

An Angry White House Vows to Confront Netanyahu, But Will It End Key U.S. Support for Occupation?

The White House says it is re-evaluating its policy toward Israel following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rejection of a two-state solution. Administration officials have openly criticized Netanyahu for vowing no Palestinian state during his tenure and warning supporters about a high turnout of Arab voters.

on March 24, 2015
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